Cribbage Rules in Cribbage Pro

The rules of cribbage as adopted by Cribbage Pro are derived exclusively from the rules as published by the American Cribbage Congress.  As such, for a complete list of the standard cribbage rules, please visit their web site cribbage rules page.  Please not that Cribbage Pro and Fuller Systems, Inc. have no affiliation, support from or relationship of any kind with the American Cribbage Congress.

The Object of the Game is to be the first player to score 121 points and be declared the winner.

Basic Scoring Chart

  Points Earned
Cards During Play Hand or Crib
Jack turned by dealer as starter card 2 -
Jack in hand or crib of same suit as starter card - 1
 • Two of a kind (pair) 2 2
 • Three of a kind (triple) 6 6
 • Four of a kind (quadruple) 12 12
 • Straights of three or more cards: per card 1 1
 • 15-count (sum of any combination of cards) - 2
 • Four-card flush (only in the hand) - 4
 • Five-card flush - 5
Reaching a 15-count exactly 2 -
*Reaching 31-count exactly 2 -
*"Go" (without reaching 31-count) 1 -
*Final card played (without reaching 31-count) 1 -

* Only one of these scores can be earned with the play of a single card.

Please be aware that we follow these rules very strictly in the game as it is setup today, and the most common difference with "house rules" in cribbage would be in the scoring of a flush.  Please see our FAQ on the scoring of a flush in Cribbage Pro for more information.

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