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Kaluki

Game Type
Gin
Age
Kids, Adults
Players
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Deck
Standard
This game is best for two, three, or four people, each playing individually. The rules are the same as for regular Rummy with the following exceptions.
 
Two standard 52-card packs plus four jokers are shuffled together to make a 108-card pack. Each person is dealt 15 cards (with five players, 13 cards; with six, 11 cards). Aces count 15 points each, face cards 10 each, and other cards their pip value. A player's first meld must count 51 or more. The ace is high or low, so A, 2, 3 or A, K, Q is a valid meld but not 2, A, K.
 
A player may not take the top discard, or lay off, until he has made his first meld. However, a player may take the discard if he uses it immediately to make his first meld. Jokers are wild. A joker used in a meld counts the same number of points as the card it represents. Before melding or discarding, a player may trade the appropriate natural card for a melded joker in any other player's meld and then use the joker as he wishes.
 
The player who goes out scores all the points remaining in his opponents' hands. A joker left in a hand counts as 25 points.