Gateway solitaire rules


Play all cards into the foundation piles.

Foundation Piles

The 24 foundation piles are divided into 2 groups:
  • The 12 top foundation piles are built upward in suit from Aces to Kings, 1 pile of each suit.
  • The 12 bottom foundation piles are built downward in suit from Kings to Aces, 1 pile of each suit.

Reserve Columns

Uncovered end cards of the 8 reserve columns are available for play.

Stock Pile

Cards are dealt 1 at a time from the stock pile to the waste pile. 1 redeal.

Waste Pile

The top card of the waste pile is available for play.


Every card played into the foundations will score.

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