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Hand and Foot Game Rules

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Hand and Foot Game Rules

  (The set up of a traditional Hand and Foot game) Card Game Rules Hand and Foot is a popular variation from the rummy type game of Canasta. It can be described as a simpler, easier version of Canasta for beginners. Hand and Foot uses about 5 or 6 decks of standard playing cards and is played with 2-6 players. The objective of Hand and Foot is to be the first to get rid of all of your cards and for your team to have the most points. For more rummy type games, check out our guides for Classic Canasta...

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Canasta Game Rules

Posted by John Taylor on

Canasta Game Rules

(A typical game of Canasta in action) Card Game Rules Canasta is a Rummy type game of melding that is played with two 52 playing card decks and two teams of 2. The objective of Canasta is for your team to reach 5000 points first. For other Rummy type games, see our guides for Classic Rummy and Gin. If you are looking for cards to play Canasta with, check out a standard pack here or one of our more recent arrivals here. Set Up Before the game begins an initial dealer must be chosen. To do so, every player is given a card from a shuffled deck...

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