Cutthroat is played with just three players. Each player is playing for himself, and each is dealt 17 cards. This leaves one card and it is thrown out for that .
The two defenders may act as a regular Spades team in attempting to set the declarer. However, the game is cut throat, and a defender may also choose to duck .
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If the bid was Five and the player won eight tricks, the score would be 53 points: 50 points for the bid, and 3 points for the three overtricks. In some games .