Pool Rummy Games
We all have heard of the different variants of rummy games that are played in India. Out of this, the most trending variant of rummy game that is rocking the rummy gaming industry is the Pool rummy game. Pool rummy is a variant which is similar to points rummy.
How to Play Pool Rummy?
In pool rummy game, the player will need to bring a predefined amount of money while playing the game; this will act as the prize pool. Points are calculated for pool rummy and the points will be given a fixed value in money.
The main attraction of pool rummy game is that this is a knockout game. The player who reaches the max points (points pool) in a round will be knocked out of the game in the first round. The points of the players who finish the game with lesser points will be carried back to the next round. This makes the game more exciting as at last the game will be with just 2 people.
How is Elimination Carried out Pool Rummy Game?
Before the game starts, the points pool is decided; points pool is the point that acts as the benchmark for knockout. Usually the points pool is 101 points and 201 points. So once the player who reaches the points pool, he is eliminated from the pool rummy game.
Point calculation in Pool Rummy
In Pool Rummy, the face cards A,K,Q,J have 10 point each and the number cards 2 to 10 have the points corresponding the value they represent. The points are calculated according to the following rules:
The winner of every round gets zero point. The players who are not able to arrange a pure sequence will be given 80 points each. Wrong declaration is also given 80 points. If the player is not able to make two sequences from his cards, all the points corresponding the cards are counted. The player who makes two sequences with a pure sequence, only the points of the remaining cards are counted for points.
If the player drops before making a move, 20 points is given. If the player discards in the middle of the game 40 points is given. The point calculation for the drop differs with the 101 and 201 variant of the pool rummy game.