How To Play Royal Rummy Card Game: Everything You Need To Know

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What is royal rummy?

The Royal Rummy card game combines the nail-biting fun of regular rummy with the high-stakes of poker. The game uses chips with 1, 5, and 10 denominations. These chips are used to bet during the game on particular playing slots on the playing mat usually used in rummy.

The game involves three parts:

The first is where the dealer is chosen by drawing cards. The person who drew the highest card gets to be the dealer and the luckiest player. They deal the cards to each player including themselves and an extra hand. For instance, if there are 4 players including the dealer, then they deal out 5 hands. This is because, once the royal rummy dealing is done, the dealer can either choose to play the hand they dealt for themselves or discard it and pick the extra hand.

If you play rummy royal on online platforms such as web applications, mobile applications, and websites, the dealer is chosen by the game.

Secondly, the game of poker begins wherein the players try to make a five-card poker hand. They start the betting round during which a player can either participate or fold out of the game. The remaining players continue till a unanimous amount for betting is reached. Once the cards are shown, the best poker hand wins the chips that were wagered.

The final round is royal rummy in which the player who won round 2 plays the lowest card they have. The next player must play the consecutive card of the same suit or pass. The last player to complete the suit or lay the highest possible card of that suit in play wins all the chips that were wagered.

You can play variations of Royal gin rummy or rummy royal in Indian rummy style. There is also the royal rummy club which is essentially a web-based application of royal rummy where you can enjoy the high-stakes game with friends, family, or other users on the platform.

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What are the rules for the Rummy royal game?

The rules for rummy royal online and offline games are as follows:

  • The banker designated to mind the chips during gameplay must be assigned beforehand.
  • The dealer must be chosen by a high card draw.
  • The dealer can only choose to play with the extra hand dealt if they discard the original.
  • The dealer can auction the cards in the extra hand if they aren’t to his liking and all the chips they earn for the hand are his. If the auction is unsuccessful, the hand must be kept facing down and not to be used.
  • You can add an extra round where the dealer initiates a corner Ace action.
  • You can opt-out of the poker round.
  • If there is no poker round, the player to the left of the dealer must begin the next round.
  • After the rummy round, the next player must play a card of the opposite color. If they don’t have one, they must add as many chips to the kitty as the number of cards they are holding.
  • If one player lays down all their cards first, they win. The remaining players must offer them as many chips as the number of cards they still have.

You can play royal rummy cash games in tournaments or purchase the vintage rummy royal game set or the Whitman rummy royal game to play with friends and family. You can also play rummy royal new versions and low-stakes versions for practice.

Why play Rummy on GetMega?

The rules of rummy and the overall gameplay can be a bit confusing and intimidating, especially for novice card players. It takes a while to familiarize yourself with the rules of rummy royal and other variations of the rummy game.

GetMega is an online gaming platform where you can not only play various card games, including Rummy and Poker but you can also learn the rules. You can take some time to practice the rules and strategies in theory or hit the virtual tables where you can apply what you learned.

However, the best reason you should really play Rummy on GetMega is the option to earn real cash while winning games. Additionally, you can opt to participate in the paid leaderboards. These unique ranking systems not only show you how well you’re faring against your competitors but you also stand chances of winning more rewards and prizes. You only have to consistently maintain your position on the leaderboard in the top 10 ranks in order to win.

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