How do you always win in Tongits?

Play all of your cards and call out “Tongit” to win during your turn.

  1. Keep in mind that you must meld, lay off, or discard the last of your cards on your turn and say “Tongit!” to win the game. …
  2. If another player gets rid of their cards and says “Tongit!” on their turn before you, they win the game.

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Then, how can I be good at Tong?

One of the best strategies is to drop at least one completed cards to make it difficult for the other player to call a draw. There are also some tong-it things to avoid; out of cards meaning when the deck is gone and one of the players completes their card the game is over.

One may also ask, how do you get burned in Tongits? If a player fails to lay down a meld and does not have either special melds when the game ends, the player is considered “Burned” and will neither be able to challenge a draw (if one is called) nor eligible to win in the end tally count (if the central stack runs out).

Considering this, is Tongits go legal?

Playing “tong-its” is unlawful under Presidential Decree 1602 as amended under Republic Act 9287 since it is considered illegal gambling.

How many suites are in a deck of cards?

four suites

Who discover Tong its?

Its origin remains unknown but it was believed to have been popularized by the Ilocanos, and which was first played in Pangasinan in the mid 1980’s which they call “Tung-it”. The game rules and the very name can be associated with the American card game, Tonk, and also share its similarities of Mahjong.

How do you play Lucky Nine?


  1. The dealer deals a two-card hand to the Player and another to the Banker. …
  2. Cards 2 to 9 are worth face value.

How do you play Pusoy in Tagalog?

The highest “front” hand is three aces, and the lowest is 2-3-4. In Pusoy, each player receives a 13 card hand from a standard 52 card deck. Each player then has to divide their cards into three poker hands: – Two containing five cards each, we call them “the middle” and “the back”.

How do you arrange Pusoy cards?

Card combinations

  1. Royal flush (jack to 2 with the same suit)
  2. Straight flush (any straight cards with the same suit)
  3. Four of a kind (plus an additional card/a Kicker)
  4. Full House (any three cards of the same number with any two cards of the same number)
  5. Flush (same suit)
  6. Straight (any straight cards)
  7. Two-Pair.

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