How to Play Rummy

 

Below is details of how to Play Rummy –

Indian Rummy rules –

  • Players – At RummyCulture Online rummy can be played by minimum of 2 players & maximum of 6 players.
  • Cards – 13 cards are being dealt with each player once start the game at Rummycluture.com. 2 decks of cards are involved in the game.
  • Toss – System starts generating the random toss at the beginning of the game & the winner makes the first move. Right after the toss the system picks a wild joker from the closed deck & 13 random cards are being distributed to each player . The first card from the deck is placed front facing & rest of the cards are in the closed deck.
  • Every player has to arrange his sequence and/or sets with 13 cards & with each turn of the player has to pick a card from the closed deck or the open deck & discard one card to the open deck. The winner is who first creates the sequence and/or sets and declares the game.

Concepts & Rules

  • Sequence – The sequence in Indian Rummy is considered when 3 or more consecutive cards of the same suit is formed. For example – A K Q J is group of consecutive cards in the same suit is considered as valid sequence.
  • Sets – The set in Indian Rummy is considered when by 3 or 4 cards of the same rank from different suits is formed. For example – 7 7 7 is sets of cards in the same rank but of different suits.
  • Objective –
    In order to become a winner the player has to arrange the above mentioned sequences and/or sets first in the Table. The player has to form at least two sequences & one of them has to be a pure sequence without joker.
  • Winning –
    The player completes the objective of the game, he has to discard one card out of his 13 hand cards to the Finish Slot to declare the game & if it is a valid hand, he will win with zero points and the points of the losing players will be calculated based on the value of their unmatched cards.

13 cards game

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Rummy in India is usually played between 2 to 6 players where each player has to, in turn, draw and discard                one card until the 13 cards form a sequence in sets. Below are some of the basis of playing 13 cards game as                  follows –

Basics of the game:

  • Indian Rummy is usually played with two pack of cards with two jokers.
  • Cards in each category rank from low to high: Ace, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, Jack, Queen and King.
  • Ace can be used as 1 or a face card when forming the sets.
  • Card values are as follows: Face cards, (K, Q, J) – 10 points, Ace – 10 points & Joker carries zero points .
  • In case of deck joker is the open joker , All “A” will become as jokers for that particular game .

 

Variants

Pool Rummy

Basic and very easy to understand, this variant is the foundation of 13 cards rummy games. Once you learn the rules of this game, you will be able to play all the variants. On RummyCulture, you will find two options for Pool Rummy Games: 

 

  1. 101 points
  2. 201 points

Details of 101 Points game –

Player with the least score at the end is declared the winner of the game.

Drop = 20 points; Middle Drop = 40 points; Full Count=Max 80 points

Jokers: 2 Wild Card Jokers and Cut Jokers in all rounds

Winning stroke: 1 Pure sequence (Straight Sequence without a Joker) is Compulsory and 1 more stroke with/without Joker is Compulsory

The player who forms a successful sequence and/or sets gets 0; the other players get a score that is equal to the sum of the values of their cards that are not a part of a valid Life or Set that they have formed at the time of declaring the game.

These scores get added up after the end of every Round. A player is eliminated once his score is 101 or more. Rejoin is allowed only if no player is above 79.

Details of 201 Points game

Player with the least score at the end is declared the winner

Drop = 25 points; Middle Drop = 50 points; Full Count= Max 80 points

Jokers: 2 Wild Card Jokers and Cut Jokers in all rounds

Winning Hand: 1 Pure sequence (Straight Sequence without a Joker) is Compulsory; 1 more Life with/without Joker is Compulsory

The player who forms a successful sequence and/or sets gets 0; the other players get a score that is equal to the sum of the values of their cards that are not a part of a valid Life or Set that they have formed at the time of declaring the game.

These scores get added up after the end of every Round. A player is eliminated once his score is 201 or more

Rejoin is allowed only if no player is above 174. For 201 Pool-NR games, No rejoins are allowed

Deals Rummy: 

This game is played on the basis of a fixed number of deals. The number of games will depend on the number of deals in the Rummy game. Once the fixed number of deals are over, the game is finished. At RummyCulture, you will find two options for Deals Rummy Games:

  1. Best of 2 deals
  2. Best of 6 deals

Best of 2 deals

Played by 2-6players only.

Player with the lower score at the end is declared the winner.

Players must play 2 rounds.

In case of a tie after 2 rounds, there will be a 3rd round.

No drop if the game is between 2 players but if misses 3 consecutive turns system auto drops the player with the score equal to hand score & caped at 80 .

First drop = 20 points , Middle drop = 40 points .

Full Count = Max 80 points.

Jokers: 2 paper Jokers and Cut Jokers in both the rounds.

The player who forms a successful sequence and/or sets gets 0; the other players get a score that is equal to the sum of the values of their cards that are not a part of a valid Life or Set that they have formed at the time of declaring the game.

Winning Hand: 1 Pure sequence (Straight Sequence without a Joker) is Compulsory; 1 more  with/without Joker is Compulsory.No rejoins allowed

Best of six deals

Played by 6 players only.

Player with the lower score at the end is declared the winner.

Players must play 2 rounds.

In case of a tie after 2 rounds, there will be a 3rd round.

No drop if the game is between 2 players but if misses 3 consecutive turns system auto drops the player with the score equal to hand score & caped at 80 .

First drop = 20 points , Middle drop = 40 points .

Full Count = Max 80 points.

Jokers: 2 paper Jokers and Cut Jokers in both the rounds.

The player who forms a successful sequence and/or sets gets 0; the other players get a score that is equal to the sum of the values of their cards that are not a part of a valid Life or Set that they have formed at the time of declaring the game.

Winning Hand: 1 Pure sequence (Straight Sequence without a Joker) is Compulsory; 1 more  with/without Joker is Compulsory.

No rejoins allowed

Points Rummy: 

Points Rummy is most widely played & popular variation of the 13 card rummy game is 13-card point rummy game at RummyCulture . In Points rummy, the players play for points which is equivalent money value. The winner gets 0 (Zero) and the points are gained by the player who were unable to finish the game first. The points are calculated for those cards which the player was unable to make a sequence or a set. Every card carries a certain value of points that add up to the players points & points are calculated according to the value assigned to each card. The winner gets the sum of all points accumulated by the opponents multiplied by the predefined value for each point. At Rummy Culture the Points Rummy is always played with joker.

Rules of playing Points Rummy at RummyCulture –

Played by 2-6players only.

Players play for points which have a pre-decided rupee value. Each player bring a minimum amount to the table.

A system generates a toss which decides which player makes the first move.

Each player is dealt a set of 13 cards randomly.

First card from the pack is placed in the open deck indicating that the game has started.

Remaining cards are placed face-down in the closed deck slot.

A joker card is randomly selected at the beginning of each game.

Printed Joker: In case a printed joker is selected as joker for a game, then players can also use Ace card of any suit as a joker in their sets and / or sequences.

Each player takes turns to pick/discard a card from closed/open deck to complete sets and/or sequences.

You can use one or more joker to complete your sets and/or sequences.

You can move a card to the finish slot to declare your sets and sequences.

To declare the player must show the cards in hand by grouping them in sets/sequences and clicking on ‘Declare’ button.

Compulsory: To finish the game, you must declare at least two sequences, one of which must be a pure sequence.

Drops –

If one or more players drop the game in their first move, they get 20 points each and the game continues till a single winner comes out

If one or more players drop the game after their first move, they get 40 points each and the game continues till a single winner comes out

If a player declares without meeting the game objective, he/she gets 80 points and the game continues till there is a winner comes out.

RummyCulture Tournaments: 
This is a multilevel and multiplayer Rummy card game that happens at RummyCultre . Tournaments are very popular among players due to the pace of the game and the challenges it offers. At RummyCulture we have Free roll tournaments & tournaments with entry fee as well. We also have different tournaments for different clubs at Rummyculture.

Disconnection rules

In a case when there is a internet  disconnection happens the player will get  three round of auto-play by default, after which the system will auto drops the player with player’s saved group score.

–   If the player’s saved groups score is less than middle drop count, game will keep in auto play mode till some other player places a show.

–   If the player’s saved group score is more than middle drop count, player will be considered for middle drop.

For all bets manual split option will be applied in case –

–  No.of.players remaining on the table are less than the no.of.players in the time of staring the game .

 – Difference between highest drop count and lowest drop count between the remaining players is less than or equal to 2.

 – Every Player is getting at-least his/her bet amount after split .

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