DEAL: Carol Verwey and Bob Adams enjoy a game of 500 at the Stanthorpe RSL.
DEAL: Carol Verwey and Bob Adams enjoy a game of 500 at the Stanthorpe RSL. Liana Walker

Card enthusiasts show their aces

DEAL, bid, play and proceed clockwise.

The game 500, which is an extension of bridge, is all about tricks.

500 is played with tables of three or four, sometimes in pairs. Concentration is critical but this group loves to have a laugh and a chat.

They 500 on a Monday from 1pm to 5pm and on a Wednesday from 9am to 3pm at the Stanthorpe RSL on Marsh St.

New players are welcome and encouraged to come along.

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Quartet set to fly the flag up in Bundaberg

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