Rules to Shanghi (Shanghai) Rummy
1. lowest score wins.
2. 10 hands are played. Each player is dealt 7 cards
3. buys are the ability to acquire a card on the discount pile when it is not your turn. When a payer discards a card, you have the ability to "buy" it in order to complete the hands requirements.
If more than one person wants the card, the person who is nearest to the person who discounted the card, starting on the right wins the card.
has a limited number of "buys". "Buys" carry over from one
hand to the next. Example: If you didn't use your 3 "buys"
in the first hand,
4. each hand
has a different objective to accomplish. For example, the first hand
requires 2 sets of three of a kind.
Depending on how many people are playing, you will need more than one
deck of standard playing cards: