Time to Brush up Your Rummy Skills

(Last Updated On: March 27, 2020)
Time to brush up your rummy game skills

Time to brush up your rummy game skills

“Common Mistakes That We Can Avoid”

Online rummy can be a lot of fun and also a great way to be rewarded and de-stress after an utterly hectic day. Rummy is all about melding the cards in the right way while you use your skills and strategies.

However, a few strategy loopholes and mistakes in the game can prove to be a major disappointment for you and bring your party crashing down.

Here are some common mistakes that are easily committed by even the professional rummy players and can be avoided easily if kept under check.

1. Overconfidence and No Patience:

There is no dissenting from the fact that confidence is the key to stay in the throne but if you raise your confidence, level to an extent when you see your opponent as the noobs then you will surely lose the game.

When it comes to rummy game, being cautious is the first and foremost precaution that you can take for winning. Never head to high stakes table with minimal exposure and play at your level.

Going for rash decisions in rummy can prove to be the biggest follies so far in rummy. Don’t make any sudden decision and think of three steps ahead before taking one step if you are playing rummy. Be patient enough, calculate the outcomes and then plan your strategies accordingly.

2. Being Extra Social and going Easy on the Opponents:

A lot of people flimflam in the chat feature in online rummy. Though the chat feature is profoundly encouraged in the rummy for a more interactive experience some players get an extra carried away way too much, get distracted and lose the game.

3. Failure to Drop out:

If luck isn’t in your favour and your hand cards are hopelessly undesirable then there is no point in persisting the game. Try to drop out the game early to avoid the embarrassment of losing with high points.

4. Pure Sequence:

As long as the 13 cards are distributed, the first set that is advisable to make is sure life or pure sequence. Beginners often forget to make a pure sequence first and so get a full count when the opponent declares the game. Try to decrease the chance of getting a higher score by forming pure life first.

5. Jokers, High Point Cards and Middle Cards:

Everyone’s heart pumps with excitement when they get a joker among their 13 cards. Cut-jokers can act as wild cards and form the pre sequence. This is why one should use the joker card tactfully to complete the set.

Besides that, the high-point cards are also not discarded by the amateur players as they think that they will help them to make sequences easy. But this isn’t the fact and the score should be minimum so the cards should be rejected.

The middle cards, on the other hand, have a higher chance of making a set so that these are of higher value than the high point cards and so they need to be kept.

6. Negligence of Discard Pile:

Lastly, this is probably the biggest mistake that the players keep making continuously that causes them to lose the entire game. Before the players start building the castles of victory in the air, every player must keep a close eye on the discard pile.

Make sure that if your opponent is picking up cards that you discard then you must be super cautious not to drop any card that s/he might pick up.

Just be insightful about the cards that your opponent is holding and you will win!

Avoid the Mistakes, be a ‘WINNER’

It is human nature to be prone to mistakes and undoubtedly, rummy is no exception to it.

If you do not want to fall for the mistakes and enjoy a more colourful and interactive experience with online rummy, then you can always be focused now because you know the weak points where you might fail.

Keep into consideration the mistakes that are mentioned above and don’t fall for the traps.

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