Pool Rummy is a multi deal Indian Rummy game which can be played between 2-6 players. Learn how to play pool rummy games by reading this extensive material.
Pool rummy is yet another exciting variant of online rummy. It is also known as the syndicate. Unlike Points Rummy and Deals Rummy, this rummy variant is exhaustive and takes considerable amount of time to complete. There are two variants of Pool Rummy – 101 Points Pool and 201 Points Pool. Players are eliminated once their accumulated scores reach the maximum points limit on the respective table – be it 101 Points Pool or 201 Points Pool. The player who manages to keep his points within the point limits (101 or 201 depending on the table he plays) wins the game. Upto 6 players can play pool rummy in our tables.
Players have to pay a fixed entry fee to participate in this game. Unlike deals rummy, where you get to play with a fixed number of deals, there are no limits when it comes to the number of deals. Two to six players can play pool rummy. Two or more deck of cards would be used.
Players need to make at least two sequences, one of which has to be a pure sequence and arrange the remaining cards in sequences or set. The player who completes this objective must place his final card in the finish slot and declare.
101 Points Pool Rummy -> The players who exceed the preset point limit 101 are eliminated from the 101 Pool table. Points get added up in the subsequent deals.
201 Points Pool Rummy - > The players who exceed the preset point limit 201 will be eliminated from the 201 Pool table. The points from one deal gets carry forward to the next deal.
101 points pool Players will be eliminated once they reach or exceed the maximum limit defined i.e 101 Points in this case. So in such cases, Participant who has the lowest number of points when all of the participants touch 101 points would be the winner.
Eg: In a 101 pool rummy game, if a player loses with 75 points at the end of first round, his points get carried over to the next round. The player then starts Round 2 with 75 points in hand; if the same player loses again with 30 points, his score now becomes (75 + 30 = 105), which his greater than 101, so the player gets eliminated.
In a 201 pool rummy game, Players are eliminated when they reach or exceed the maximum limit defined (201 points this case).
Eg: If a player loses with 80, 80, 50 points respectively in successive deals then his resultant score would be 210 (80+80+50) which is greater than 201, so he will be eliminated.
The winning amount in Pool Rummy is calculated as follows:
Winning Amount = Total entry fee of all Players – Deccan Rummy fee
Eg: If 3 players participate with an entry fee of 250, Amount earned by winner = (750 – Our service charge)
In a six player pool table, the final two players receive the prize amount.