Posts Tagged ‘canasta’

How do you play canasta?

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Canasta is a card game which was first originated in Uruguay & later introduced in Latin America during 1940s. In 1950, the Canasta game became hugely popular among players in the entire United States & remains the most preferred game till today.
As derived from the Spanish word Tejiendo las cartas, Canasta basically means “basket” [...]

Playing the game of Canasta the fun way!

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

The game of canasta originated in Uruguay in they year 1939 and from there it spread to Latin America and other parts of the world. Over the years canasta has been modified and changed, often given other names too and now remains among the popular card games in and around the American subcontinent. The objective [...]

Canasta: Play the Game Online

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Canasta translated  from Spanish is basket. The card game originates from the country of Uruguay, in which players try to make melds of 7 cards with the same rank, and “go out” by being able to play all cards in their hand and discarding. It is usually played by four players in two partnerships using [...]