About Gin Rummy

A few things about Gin Rummy you should learn. Knowing the rules is the first step to playing Gin Rummy. Second you will need to learn the strategy of Gin Rummy. And lastly knowing Gin Rummy venues and the pros and cons of each. I hope you enjoy. This article will help you Learn Rummy, but check out the history of rummy as well..


A standard pack of 52 cards is used to play Gin Rummy. To start the game one card is dealt face up to each player. The high value card marks the player who is dealt first. The game moves clockwise around the table from the first player. Players alternate turns to play the game. Players pick up and discard card building melds or combinations. Games are won in one of three ways: gin, knock or undercut. Try the gin rummy online tutorial for more information.


Gin rummy strategy is a complex issue I will only touch on lightly. First as only one deck is used it is important to remember the cards that have been used. This alone can give you a large advantage as you will know what melds and combinations to go for. Drawing from the stock pile verses the discard pile can be an advantage. Your opponents will have a guess at what you are building when you draw from the discard pile. It is also important to notice what your opponent picks up from the discard pile. To lower their deadwood count opponents sometimes discard their high cards. You can take advantage of this by working on high card melds and combinations.


You can play Gin Rummy just about anywhere if you have a deck of cards. 2-4 players can play a game a Gin Rummy. The Internet is a great place to Gin Rummy. Always having players is an advantage to online gin rummy.


This is a brief explanation of the rules, strategy and venues of Gin Rummy.

Becoming an expert Gin Rummy player will require more reading and study, but this should get you on your way. Good luck on your journey, and remember to always pay attention to the cards.