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Online rummy game dictionary

3 4 5 is an example of a sequence.
  • Set - A set is a group of three or four cards with the same number but of different groups.
  • Pure sequence - A sequence which is made without making use of a joker.
  • Impure sequence - A sequence which is made without making use of a joker.
  • Best of two - A deals rummy in which rummy players will play two rounds of the game. A player who will have more number of chips will be declared winner.
  • Best of three- A deals rummy in which rummy players will play three rounds of the game. A player who will have more number of chips will be declared winner.
  • Buy in - It is referred to as entree fee or cash amount which players need to put in before playing cash games.
  • Open deck - This is the discard pile. Players have the option to draw a rummy card from open deck or closed deck.
  • Closed deck - This is the discard pile. Players have the option to draw a rummy card from open deck or closed deck.
  • Deal - It is the distribution of the cards at the start of the rummy game.
  • Dealer - The one who will deal the cards is known as a dealer.
  • Deals rummy - A rummy game which will be played for 2-3 rounds. The player who will have more number of chips at the end of the game will be declared winner.
  • Face cards - They are referred to Jack, King, Queen and Ace cards. Each of these cards will carry 10 points.
  • Hand - Refers to cards which players get in the beginning of the game.
  • Meld - Any possible combination that players can make.
  • Melding - The process of making possible combinations or making melds.
  • Winner - The player who will meld all the cards / the one who will win at the end of the game.
  • Cash tournaments - Tournaments for which entry fee is needed. Cash Tournaments are played to win exciting cash amount or prizes.
  • Free tournaments - Tournaments for which no entry fee is needed.
  • Declare - The process of melding all the cards and laying them down.
  • Draw - Taking a card from open or closed pile in order to draw.
  • Drop - An option to quit the game at any point of time
  • Joker - A card which can be replaced with any card and can be used to make an impure sequence. It can either be a wild card or a printed joker.
  • Unmatched cards - Card which are not forming any sequence. When the game is declared the loss of the other players will be based on summing the value of the unmatched cards.
  • Wild card joker - Players can have the option to select any card randomly to use it as a joker. If the selected card is a 6, all 6’s can be used as wild card jokers.
  • Printed joker - Referred to a card which can be selected to make an impure sequence.
  • Shuffle - Refers to mixing of the cards.