Originally Posted by WmFrank
I have seen this "Kill Button" and I know what it does . . . But WHY ? ? ? Why do we want to play in a "Kill" game vs. a regular game ?
It is supposed to give extra incentive to the winner to win another game and raise the stakes. Maybe they'll play looser or wilder. Conversely, another player might NOT want the stakes to go up so he might target the previous winner to try to beat him and wreck the 2-in-a-row.
Simply put: Just another gimmick, but was carried over from live play. Kill games are somewhat popular in card rooms.