Canasta is a well known Rummy game which originates from South America. It then became became a popular past time in the United States, from there it expanded to the entire world and the rest is history. You can find many different variations of Canasta and it may seem that sometimes the similarities are few and far between. Sometimes it is played in teams and sometimes it is played head to head which changes the game play. Although there are many differences there is a basic game pattern that is found in all Canasta.
The Canasta Royal Double Pack comes with 2 decks of cards including 4 Jokers and rules of the game. The plastic coated cards are of very good quality to give you many hours of playing fun.