This version of Pinochle involves four players, two on each team, and a deck. This deck is 4. Here's a guide to scoring for each meld: SINGLE DECK.
Pinochle uses 48 cards and teams of two. Each suit uses two aces, two tens, two kings, two queens, two jacks and two nines. Every player is dealt 12 cards.
Depending on the cards played, one person takes the "trick" and earns points based on the cards pulled. A standard deck of pinochle contains 2 of every card.