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I cannot recall encountering this situation. I reckon that ties are not common, and that there is not a clear rule. How it is handled would depend on the scoring system in use. For example, the description in Hoyle lists three settlement methods: "Cumulative scoring" and "Howell Settlement" avoid the issue, whereas in the "Sweepstake" method, if two players ...


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Ties can be relatively common in Hearts, depending on the difference in skill levels between participating players. If you're playing for fun it might not seem right. If you're playing for wagers, it simply means that those who are tied receive an equal share of the pot. As Joe W points out in his comment, you can 'win' at hearts by not losing. This can ...



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