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Two-Hand Canasta

Game Type: Matching, Rummy
Age: Teens, Adults
Players: 2
Deck: Two Standard, Jumbo index 52 card deck

The standard Canasta rules apply, except as follows.

Each player receives 15 cards. A draw from the stock comprises two cards instead of one, but only one card is discarded in a turn. A player must have two canastas to go out. The penalties for red cards and insufficient melds do not apply.