What does Deadwood mean? Paulo P. November 30, 2021 16:01 Updated Follow Any remaining cards from your hand which are not part of a valid combination ( set or run ) are called deadwood. click for customer support Related articles How is the game scored? What are the Sets & the Runs? What is the valid run? How do I find my Player ID and PIN for Gin Rummy Plus? How many decks are there in the game? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.