Indian Rummy Glossary And Terminology
What Is Indian Rummy?
Indian Rummy is the most popular and played game. It is a classic game of rummy that every Indian loves and is being played since centuries.
Many festivals and celebrations are actually incomplete without a game of rummy; like in Diwali & other festivals, families in Northern India will definitely play a game of rummy as they believe that it brings good luck to the family.
The below are the few Indian Rummy Variants popularly played across:
1. 101 Pool Rummy
A type of online rummy games that includes element of elimination; the game continues until all players are eliminated. A player is eliminated when the total points reaches 101 and the player who survives till the end is declared as the winner.
2. 201 Pool Rummy
A type of online rummy games which is similar to 101 Pool Rummy; players are eliminated when they reaches 201 points. The player who makes it till the end without accumulating 201 points wins the game.
3. Best of Three
A form of online rummy games where three rounds are played and the player with the least number of points at the end of three rounds is declared as the winner.
4. Buy In
It refers to the cash amount that one pays in order to enter a tournament of cash rummy game.
5. Closed Deck
It refers to a pack of face down cards that remains un-dealt after the cards are distributed to each player.
It refers to the distribution of cards to every player by the dealer at the start of every hand.
The player who deals the card at the start of every hand is called as the dealer.
When a player completes the objective of 13 cards rummy online, he/she finishes the game by discarding a card to the finish slot and declaring the hand cards to the opponents.
During the player’s turn, he/she has to draw a card from the Closed or Open deck and then put up a card facing up on the Open Deck. This process of putting up a card on the Open is called as discarding a card.
During the player’s turn, he/she has to pick a card from the Closed or Open Deck. This process is called as drawing a card.
A player has the option to quit or leave the game. They can 'drop' the game during their turn by clicking on the Drop button.
12. Face Card
All Kings, Queens and Jacks of all suits are called as Face Cards.
The cards that are dealt to a player that he/she has to arrange in sequence and/or set.
14. Impure / Second Sequence
A group of three or more consecutive cards of the same suit formed with a Joker.
15. Pure Sequence
A group of three or more consecutive cards of the same suit formed without a Joker.