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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 the Rummy game, this video covers the original base rules.

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RULES:

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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  2. Ah, thank you mate. You finally taught me how to play Rummy!
    Now, I can finally play with my family members!

  3. Do you have to have at least one meld of your own before laying cards off?

  4. I am a hospice aide and recently got a patient that is very independent when it comes to personal care and things so I am really just around for basic company. He recently told me that him and his wife used to play rummy every night. I have never played and watched this video probably three times and it was super easy to understand and extremely helpful! I am confident in my ability to be able to play this game with him and make his heart Happy! Thank you.

  5. im using my dads account but, everyone is sqying how they understood this so well but im soooo confused i feel so dumb 😭

  6. at 2:28 you did a rummy by discarding the card that you picked up in that same turn. Is that allowed?

  7. It would be cool something like mus, or cinquillo from spain

  8. It’s like a cross between UNO and cards!

  9. This is called "Tong Its" in the Philippines with just a few differences.

  10. weird i was taught ace’s are 15 and you can only draw from the discard pile if it can immediately be used

  11. I've been playing this so that you either pick one from the stock or all from the discard pile. It's a high risk high reward and a big thing if you can memorise what the discard pile is holding.

  12. This same same as some thing we call phỏm (pronounce like from) in Vietnam

  13. We play you can pick up multiple cards (in order) from the discard pile. You just have to use the last card you pick up.

  14. Great vid but one question: how can anyone achieve "Rummy" if they're not allowed to put more than one meld down per turn?

  15. I think playing rummy must be different depending on where you live. Being from the East Coast we played it much differently than my Midwest wife and definitely much different than described in this video. Also, I've noticed a vast difference in scoring as well.
    I think no matter how it's played and as long as you're having fun it's the right way!

  16. Now, I can download Rummy and play to bet money! 💳🃏💵

  17. Rummy is my most favorite game, that is used with Playing cards.

  18. Hi. Love your videos. Would you be interested in teaching how to play my friend's card game? 😃

  19. Hi, Well is there any one that can Help me out to find & Get the "Rulles" Of Rummy & Sapeds To Print out?? Haveing trobl finding them,, I need HELP??

  20. Really well made and concise tutorial. I’ve always played under the idea that you can lay down as many melds as you want on your turn though. This would make the game trickier so I might try that next time.

  21. I understand how to play but how do you count up the points I saw him show the values but not how to count the points im probably overthinking it but someone help pls

  22. id like and subscribe, but i dont generally do that anymore. theyll just delete their vids and leave me with a stub. have to delete them from folder.

  23. Thank u because my brother used to never let me play with him until I learned how

  24. I've been taught to play with a fanned out discard pile.
    You can take any card from the discard pile. You have to not only play the card taken during your turn, but you also have to take every card on top as well and add it to your hand.

    We also do points differently.
    Cards you play are counted towards your score. 2-9 (5 points), 10-K (10 points), Ace (15 points). At the end of each round, players add up the cards they played, then subtracting what they have left in their hand. Your point total is the difference for that round.

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  26. Wait so can we have more than one melding in front of us ? Like I know we can’t put multiple down on one turn but what about your second turn?

  27. I'm from Atlanta we call this TUNK, OR TRUMP. AND WE ONLY PLAY WITH 5 CARDS.. ppl never know what we're talking bout when we play this.

  28. So you can only get rummy on your very first turn? That doesn't sound right. I've never played rummy, but that just seems incredibly difficult. At the same time though, if you already took a few turns, and only have a few cards left in your hand, I guess calling rummy at that point would be silly too. A better way to do it would be to say you need at least the same number of cards in your hand as you started with.

  29. When I was in the mental hospital down in Las Cruces, I played a game call Swiss and feels like it's just like rummy

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