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Title: Indian Rummy Official Rules

Indian Rummy Official Rules
Card Game with 2 Decks
  • It is also known as 13 card game which is played
    across India with 2 decks of cards. The player
    needs to have analytical skills and good
    observation of the opponents cards to play this
  • This game can be played between 2 to 6 players
    with 2 decks of playing cards. Each deck or pack
    of cards contains 52 cards which include a set of
    four suites Spades, Diamond, Clubs Hearts,
    and a face joker.
  • So, youll need 2 decks of cards (i.e., a total
    of 104 cards) to play Indian rummy game.
Indian Rummy Toss
  • Before the game starts, the 2 deck of cards are
    shuffled and placed on a table. Then each player
    has to pick one card from the deck of cards
    randomly to decide who discards and picks the
    first card. This is known as toss.
  • The player who picks the highest card (A, K, Q,
    J in descending order) gets to play the first
    card (open card) and the player with the lowest
    card deals out 13 cards to each player.
  • Next, all players would be seated in a circle
    based on the scores/value of the card picked by
    them during the toss. According to the
    Indian Rummy rules, each player is now dealt 13
    cards, and the remaining cards would be kept on
    the table.
Indian Rummy Toss
  • Two of these cards would be taken out randomly
    the first one becomes the open card and the
    other one becomes a joker card (face joker / a
    number / J,Q,K,A).
  • The player sitting next to the one who deals all
    the cards to all players gets the open card.
  • A lthough this game is usually played for money,
    it is also played for fun during festivals,
    parties, events with friends and families.
Indian Official Rummy Rules
  • The basic objective of the game is to make valid
    sets out of the 13 cards which are dealt to each
  • Shuffle the cards properly, and place it on the
    table with a face down. Then each player is
    allowed to pick a random card to decide who would
    be dealing the cards. This is called the toss.
  • The player with the highest card wins the toss,
    and he/she must distribute (deal) 13 cards to
    each player from the pile of cards placed on the
Life1 Should be the order of not less than
three cards of the same suite. The first life
needs to be a pure sequence, and shouldnt have a
joker card. Below is an example of it
Life2 It must be a sequence of at least three
cards of the same suite. It may or may not have a
joker. Heres an example
Set 1 and Set 2 can be a sequence or a triplet.
It may or may not contain a joker. Heres an
Winning the Rummy Game
  • Its 201 points system game wherein the player
    has to keep the points as low as possible to win
    the game. Players who reach 201 points would be
    eliminated from the table.
  • The very first player who makes the above valid
    sequence sets will place a Show. And, the
    other players points would be counted, keeping
    aside the valid sets.
  • Here is the complete guide on how to play Indian
    Rummy online.
Indian Rummy Game Variations
  • There are 5 game variants that anyone can play
    with two decks of cards
  • Pool Rummy (101, 201)  The objective of Pool
    Rummy is to have the least score in each game.
    Players get eliminated once they reach 101/201
    points. Player who is left at the end of the
    games is declared the winner.
  • Deals Rummy  Players play certain number of
    deals to conclude the game based on the points
    they score.
  • Strikes (or) Points Rummy  Points Rummy is the
    fastest form of Rummy. Each game lasts for 1 deal
    only. In Points Rummy, players play for points
    which have a pre-decided rupee-value. A single
    winner wins all the cash at the end of each game.
  • The above are the standard rummy rules across
    India that is played with 2 decks of playing
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