Determine how many rounds you want to play. Divide chips up evenly among all players.
Each player places one chip on one section of the Tripoley Mat: Ace, King, Queen, Jack, Ten, King-Queen, 8-9-10, Kitty and Pot.
Choose one player to start as the dealer.
Remove the Jokers and deal out the entire deck to all players, PLUS one extra hand. Some players may have more cards in their hand than others.
Tripoley is a combination of games played in the following order: Hearts, Poker and Michigan Rummy.