Who invented the Uno card game?
Merle RobbinsMerle Robbins. Merle Robbins (September 12, 1911 – January 14, 1987) was an American barber from Reading, Ohio who invented the card game UNO. In 1971, he invented UNO to resolve an argument with his son about the rules of Crazy Eights.
Where did the card game Uno originate?
The game was originally developed in 1971 by Merle Robbins in Reading, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati. When his family and friends began to play more and more, he spent $8,000 to have 5,000 copies of the game made.
When was UNO first released?
1971Here is what I was able to come up with. After having an argument with his son about Crazy 8's, Merle Robbins, a barbershop owner and card lover, invented UNO in 1971 in Reading, Ohio. He introduced the game to his family, and after they started playing the game more and more he decided to have the game printed.
How much money did Uno make?
Earnings were $67.7 million.