Pool Rummy Rules

 

Pool Rummy is a popular and much liked variation of rummy. Also known as Syndicate among Rummy circles, this 2-4-6 player game is one of the popular online rummy game played at Khelplayrummy.com.

101 Rummy and 201 Rummy are the two most popular formats of pool Rummy. At Khelplayrummy.com both of these popular versions are available for play.

101 and 201 are the pre-determined elimination points of the two pool rummy variants. The essence of the game is that players scores the least possible points and avoid reaching the elimination points of 101 and 201. The player who reaches 101 and 201 points in the respective variants has to leave the game while the player who remains back at the table till the end with least points is the winner.

All the players participating in this game pool in an entry fee and the winner takes the sum total of entry fee after deduction of the rake amount. Playing online rummy on Khelplayrummy.com means the winning amount is credited in the winner�s cash account.

Prize Money = Number of Players X Entry Fee � Rake. The winners account is credited with the prize money.

  • The winner of this format is the player with least score at the end of the game.
  • Players have the option to take a Drop, but the penalty earned for drops is as follows:
    1st Drop - 20 points
    Middle Drop - 40 points
  • The Full count in Pool 101 Rummy is 80 points.
  • TheFirst Hand Show in 101 will be maximum 40 points
  • For a successful show it is mandatory to have minimum 2 Life's of which one has to compulsorily Pure Life (a sequence without joker or wild card).
  • Player making a valid show gets 0 points.
  • The point for each of the other player is calculated by summing up the values of their dead wood cards in hand. Again, the points of each round are added to derive at status of each player at the end of the round.
  • Players can rejoin the game after being eliminated. However rejoining is only possible if the individual score of other players at the table is below 79 points.
  • Once the individual score of a player reaches 101 points or above, the player is considered eliminated from further round and has to leave the table.
  • Least scorer at the end of the game is declared winner of this game.
  • Players can avail to take a Drop, however drop incurs penalty, which is as follows:
    1st Drop - 25 points
    Middle Drop - 50 points
  • Player incurs 80 points on Full Count in Pool 201 Rummy.
  • Player/s will incur maximum 40 points if First Hand Show is declared
  • To make a successful show in Pool Rummy 201, it is mandatory on the player to make minimum 2 Life's of which one has to compulsorily be a pure sequence (a sequence without joker or wild card).
  • 0 points is earned by player who makes a valid show.
  • The point for each of the other player is calculated by summing up the values of their dead wood cards in hand. Again, the points of each round are added to derive at status of each player at the end of the round.
  • Players can rejoin the game after being eliminated. However rejoining is only possible if the individual score of other players at the table is below 174 points.
  • Once the individual score of a player reaches 201 points or above, the player is considered eliminated from further round and has to leave the table.


All other regular widely practiced rules of 13 Cards Rummy applies to this game.

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