5 Handed Pinochle


Two highest scores change with the two highest scores from the other table 

Double deck without nines is used Bidding starts at 35 

After the bid is won the winner asks for a card starting with the person on 
their Right 

The two bid winners: 
Both get all their melt 
Both get all their tricks 
The three non-bid partners: 
Each gets only their own melt 
All three gets all their tricks 

Only exception to regular points is for double marriages: 
Double Marriages are 30, Triple Marriages are 60 and Quad Marriages are 90. 
This is addition to a run or anything else 

Triple Pinochle is either 45 or 90 - it is played both ways. 
Quad Pinochle is 500 points.