PLAYERS: 2 to 6 players. Up to 3 players may play individually. More than 3 players must be in teams.
For 2 teams: Team players must be evenly divided into two teams. Team members must alternate their physical positions with opponents around the playing surface.
For 3 teams: Team players must divide evenly into three teams. Team members must alternate their physical positions every third player around the playing surface. The dealer should shuffle the cards and deal out the same number of cards to each player (see table below for proper number of cards to be dealt). Be sure all members of a team use the same color chips.