Brazilian Canasta Rules
Brazilian Canasta is a basically Bolivia with a few minor changes:
Game is 10000 points.
Brazilian Canasta has some modified initial meld requirements (lower scores the same as Canasta):
Total Score Minimum Count 7000 to 7995 any canasta 8000 to 8995 a canasta and total meld worth at least 200 points 9000 and up natural canasta
You may not take the discard pile to form the initial meld.
A canasta consisting only of wildcards counts 2000 points.
If your side ends up with a melded sequence of less than five cards when the hand ends, you are penalized 1000 points.
In going out, you may add to the ends of a sequence canasta.
If you have one to four red threes, they're worth 100 points each. If a side has five red threes, they're worth 1000 points total. If a side has all six red threes, they're worth 1200 points total.
Points for red threes are positive if the side has melded at least one canasta, or negative if it has not.
A player must always ask permission of his partner before going out.