**Deccanrummy - Points Rummy Rules**

Points rummy is the easy and simplest variant of 13 card rummy. Each game lasts for 1 deal only. In Points Rummy, players play for points which have a pre-decided rupee-value. One winner wins all the cash at the end of each game.

**REQUIRED:**

- 2 – 6 players can play.
- Two or more pack of cards used.
- Each pack hold 53 cards.
- Points rummy has fixed value.
- Has Minimum –entry value to play.
- Only a winner benefitted with the prize at the end of the game.

**OBJECTIVE:**

Meld all 13 cards in-hand in sequences and/or sets.

**GAMEPLAY:**

1. | Random Toss | Toss decides the first move. |

2. | Dealing of Cards | Each player receives 13 cards. |

3. | Open Deck | Pack's first card is kept facing upwards. |

4. | Closed Deck | Left out cards is kept facing downwards. |

5. | Wild Card | One randomly selected card is referred as Joker. |

6. | Play | Player chooses/discards card from closed/open deck to complete sequences/sets. |

7. | Discard | Player discards one card to finish slot. |

8. | Show | Player shows his/her sets and/or sequences. |

9. | Declare | Player clicks on "Declare" button. |

**MUST:**

To finish the game, the player must declare 2 sequences, out of which one must be a Pure Sequence.

**NOTE:**

- Jokers can be used to complete a set or sequence.
- When Printed Joker is selected as Joker for a game, then players are allowed to use the Aces from any suite as Jokers in their sequences and/or sets
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**CAUTION:**

With two decks, use of two same cards in the same set is not allowed.

For instance: 5 ♠ 5♠ 5 ♥ is not a valid set.

**SCORING PATTERN:**

- Each card carries a certain number of points.
- J, Q, K, A of any suit = 10 points each.
- Number cards = Same points as their face value. e.g. 7 carries 7 points and 3 carries 3 points.
- Joker cards carry 0 points.

- The losing player gets points equal to his/her hand score.
- If the losing player has no pure sequence, all cards are counted.
- If the losing player has only a pure sequence, only the pure sequence is not counted.

- Maximum points that a player can get in one game is 80.
- If Hand Score <80 then Points = Hand Score
- If Hand Score >=80 then Points = 80

- If the losing player has not had his first turn before the opponent has made a valid declaration, then the losing player gets 20 points.
- If a player misses three consecutive moves, the player would get dropped automatically. The dropped player will get 40 points,
- If a player declares without meeting the game objective, he/she gets 80 points and the game continues till there is a winner.
- If a player has met the game objective but does not declare, he/she is awarded a score of 2 points.

**Winnings = (Total Points of all Losing Players * Points Value) – DeccanRummy fees**

Example -

* Six players play on a table with the points value of Rs 5 and a player declares the game.

* Now the winning player wins all the cash lost by the players.

* If the five players lose with 10,20,30,and 40, 50 points respectively, the Winner’s cash amount will be calculated as: 5x (10 + 20 + 30 + 40+50) = Rs. 750 – DeccanRummy Fees