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How to play Rummy

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Learn the rules to the playing card game Rummy quickly and concisely – This video has no distractions, just the rules. While there are many variations to Rummy, this video covers the original base rules.

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The object of the game is to get the most points. The object of each hand is to get rid of all the cards in your hand. Setup. Using a standard deck of playing cards, with kings high and aces low, each player draws 1 card and the player with the lowest card is the first dealer. If there is a tie, try again. The dealer shuffles then deals based on the number of players: 10 cards for 2 players, 7 cards for 3 to 4 players, or 6 cards for 5 to 6 players. Players look at their own cards but keep them hidden from their opponents. The remaining cards are placed face down on the table, forming the “stock”. Discard top card of the stock faceup to form a discard pile.

Beginning with the player to the left of the dealer and proceeding clockwise, each player’s turn begins by pickup one card from either the stock or the discard pile and adding it to their hand. If at any point in the game the stock pile runs out, the discard pile is shuffled to form a new stock pile. The last card in the new stock pile becomes the first card in the discard pile.

After adding a card to your hand you have two optional plays: Melding and Laying Off.

You make a meld by either having three or more of a kind or by having three or more of a run. A run is cards of the same suit in increasing or decreasing order. When you make a meld you must lay it face up on the table. Melding is optional and can only be done once a turn.

You may also “lay off” during your turn by adding one or more cards from your hand to any meld already on the table. Laying Off is optional and there is no limit to the number of cards you can lay off.

When you are finished melding and laying off you end your turn and must discard one card, face up, onto the discard pile. If you had drawn from the discard pile, you may not discard the same card you drew on that turn. The next player clockwise goes.

When one player gets rid of all of the cards in their hand, all players stop and the player who went out receives points for the remaining cards in other player’s hands. Face cards are worth 10 points each, aces are worth 1, and numbered cards are worth their number. A player goes “rummy” when they get rid of all the cards in their hand in one turn, without having previously melded or laid off any cards. In this event, they receive twice as many points.

The hand is now over. The role of dealer rotates clockwise by one and a new hand is dealt. This process repeats until a player reaches a predetermined point total or until you play a predetermined number of hands, at which time, the player with the most points wins.

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  1. Can you make a video on how to play Dominoes? I personally never knew they were a game

  2. Suggestion (won't cause you anything, probably: How To Play Solitaire (Tri Peaks)

  3. Good video as always, buddy. I suggest you make a video on the sequel to rummy: gin rummy

  4. You explained it so well. I watched other videos that made no sense to me. Thank you 🙏


  6. What if I don't have any cards to meld or lay off

  7. when you are cs student and watching this to complete your rummy assignment

  8. Can you lay off if you haven't already put down a meld?

  9. Thank you. I get how to play rummy now 🙂

  10. So you can’t place two melds in one turn ?

  11. Now I love rummy I like play whith my family and my brother thanks bro😊👍

  12. What if your left with one card and keep picking up a card and then having to discard the card and repeating the process and it’s just never ending

  13. I have a question
    How manny melds can you lay on the table while going rummy

  14. Bruh I feel so dumb I’ve always played this so much differently

  15. You’re a liar I was just informed that it gives 7 cards to 2 player

  16. The stock cards should not be shuffled when flipping the deck over after exhaustion.

  17. Wow!! You explained this so messing about..👍

  18. Really well explained, some other guides are very ambiguous but this leaves no room for ambiguity. Good job.

  19. Can a group of three jokers will be treated as an impure sequence?

  20. If you pick up a card from the discarded pile do you need to meld it in the same round or can you just hold on to it?

  21. Do you have to have 7 cards at all times?

  22. Its been years since I played card games thanks for the update

  23. Very clear and to the point, great video thank you so much!

  24. Rummy and tonk are pretty much the same thing. That's crazy well except no points and you can discard the same card you picked up.

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