13 Card Rummy Game

13 card Rummy is widely played across the world. It is also one of the simplest forms of playing Rummy. Though the game is quite simple but you need to be focused and dedicated while playing. 13 card Rummy needs two deck of cards for minimum 2 players and maximum 6 players.

13 card rummy is played as the traditional rummy. All players at the table play in successive turns. A Player must pick a card either from the open deck or the closed deck of cards. Simultaneously the player must discard a card, to maintain the total number of cards as 13 in hand.

  • The rules for 13 card rummy are pretty straight forward. For a player to win a particular game or around, they must form a minimum of 2 sequences of which it is mandatory to form 1 pure sequence the other can be pure or impure.
  • With the rest of the cards, you can form valid sequence (Pure/Impure) and/or sets (by grouping 3 or 4 cards of the same value from different suits without the repetition of the card of the same suit)

There are 3 variants of Games in 13 Cards Rummy.

All face cards which are ace, king, queen and jack have a value of 10 points each. The printed cards or numbered cards have same value as their face value.

Wrong Declare
If a player declares the game with an invalid hand, he/she gets 80 points, and the game continues till a player emerges as the winner.

Maximum points player can get
A player can get a maximum of 80 points in 13 Cards Point Rummy irrespective of the cards that the player holds. So if a player leaves the table or game he will lose the game.

How are drop points calculated in 13 card point rummy?
Every player has the option to drop out during their turn. To drop the game, a player has to click on the “Drop” button to drop out of the game. Drop option is available only in Points and Pool Rummy variant.

First Drop
If a player drops in the very first turn, without picking a card, he/she will lose 20 points.

Middle Drop
If a player drops after the first turn or drops after picking a card, he/she will lose 40 points

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