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Learn Rummy – Basic Rules and Strategies


Rummy is a skill-based card game, played either with one or two decks. This game is related to picking and discarding cards from the two piles given in the game and the same is declared by the player time to time to win the game. There are two types of decks in the game, one is a closed deck and another is an open deck. In closed, the player cannot see the card while choosing whereas other deck created by the discarded card of other players. To be a winner of the game, the player needs to set the sequence of the cards in a valid manner according to the rummy rules.        

The ranking of the cards  in Rummy game starts from the low and ends at high such as Ace, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, Jack, Queen and the last one is king. Ten points can be acquired from Ace, Jack, Queen and King. However, the rest of the cards are valued at their face value. For example, it means if you have a five of hearts, then you can get five points. So, each of Ace, Jack, Queen and King has more value as compared to other cards.

The main motive to play the rummy game is to arrange and manage the cards in definite sets and sequences. With a minimum of two sequences, one can become a winner of the game, one sequence should be pure, and the other one can be any suitable series. A valid rummy declaration cannot be made without a pure series of cards and this one is the highlighted Rummy rules.

Here, some of the general rules and regulations need to be followed in this game from the very starting to till the end:

  • To play the game, two to six players are required to join a table. Thirteen cards are possessed by each player and the Wild Joker or Joker Card of the game will be selected randomly.
  • To make impure series and sets, players can also utilize the wild joker or joker of the deck to create and discard cards to form valid sets from the thirteen cards available in the hand.
  • A per the Indian Rummy Game, one needs to play a game by arranging the thirteen cards in hand into valid sets/sequences, of which at least one must be a pure sequence. A player can declare and win the game after making valid sequences.

Rummy table is given in the game where the players can play the game and Two to six players can sit on each rummy table. The role of Printed Joker and Wild card Joker is similar and these can be used to create sets and series. The desired number can be exchanged by the Joker Card and thus, makes a valid formation in a rummy game. It is called a drop when a player decided to leave the game in between or starting. It decreases the points as the player withdraws from the game as their personal decision. When the card is not in a valid sequence and the player press the declare button, then the rival player automatically wins the Rummy Game.