# Do you get points for going out in canasta?

## Do you get points for going out in canasta?

You get a 100-point bonus for going out. You get a 200-point bonus for going out concealed, which means going out without first putting down any melds. If you can go out with a concealed hand after your opponents pick up a large pile, you can reduce the damage caused by the points left in your partner's hand.

## How many points is 4 Red 3s in canasta?

Each red three has a bonus value of 100 points, but if one side has all four red threes, they count 200 each, or 800 in all. The value of the red threes is credited to a side that has made a meld, or debited against a side that has made no meld, when the hand ends.

## What are the melds in Canasta?

Melds are combinations of three to seven or more cards of the same rank. For a meld to be valid, all the cards in it must have the same rank, such as a meld of queens, but they don't have to be of the same suit. A meld of seven cards, such as seven 9s or seven kings, is called a Canasta.

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