How to play rummy

Gin rummy is a card game, one of the many attractive card games ever invented and we can find it even online. So when outside it’s rainy or too hot and you want to simply stay comfortable at home, a gin rummy game can help you fulfill your spare time.

Probably, you need to first learn the basic rules and goals of this game before to ask a friend to play with you or to teach them the rummy game.

 

Rules of gin rummy

Each player has to collect a hand. The hands of the game are made of sets and runs. What are these? Well, sets are a combo of 3 or 4 cards of the same number and runs are combos of 3 or more cards in a consecutive order of numbers.

Each card has its value, so Jack, Queen and King bring 10 points. Aces are 1 point worth and the other cards are worth the number they show off.

 

Supplies

A gin rummy card games is played with a 52 card deck, then you also need a sheet of paper and a pen to keep the score and, of course, a good friend to play with! Gin rummy can also be played by 3 or 4 people, in the latest case the 4 people will form 2 teams of 2 players each.

 

Hands

One of the players will be the dealer and he will distribute 10 cards to each player, the rest of the cards will be put in a stack between the players. Now, you can start to select and discard your cards.

The main difference between card games and other games like the slot machines is that these ones can be played without rules. Actually you simply have to spin a wheel or press a button to play and you don’t have to reckon anything.