Canasta is a card game that originated in South America around 1940, and was extremely fashionable in the 50′s threatening for a while to displace contract bridge as the premier card game. We play Modern America Canasta best played with 4, 8 or 12 etc., in partnerships. Winners are the first team to achieve a score of 8500 or more points. Two 52 card packs plus 4 jokers are shuffled together to make a 108-card pack. The game is challenging and a lot of fun to play. If you have never played or previously played, we will give you guidance. Come find out for yourself by joining our group.
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