How to shuffle and deal playing cards
History of Playing Cards
Here is a more in depth history of playing cards.
The International Playing-Card Society has loads of information about all aspects of playing-cards, including collecting, playing, and historical research.
Go to The House of Cards to see a good selection of playing cards.
Go to PokerChips.com for a convenient price list of cards and card accessories.
Go to Gunther Anderson for a list of playing card manufacturers and publishers.