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Of all the card games available in India, none matches the excitement and thrill of Indian rummy. The game is extremely popular in India and has a rich history dating back to several years. Also, called as Paplu, Indian rummy is played during Diwali Parties, Social Gatherings, Kitty parties, and even during long travels.

13 Card Indian Rummy is a card game that is played between 2-6 players. For 2, 3 or 4 players, 2 standard deck of cards (52 cards + 2 Joker) are used. For games involving 5 or 6 players, 3 standard deck of cards are used. The game involves making a valid hand out of 13 cards allotted to each player. At Deccan Rummy, you get to play the much adored Indian rummy online with live players all over India and have a chance to win extraordinary cash prizes!

Indian Rummy Rules

  • 1

    Every Player needs to group the 13 cards dealt to him/her into proper sets and sequences

  • 2

    In order for a successful declare, the player needs to have two pure sequences

  • 3

    A valid hand must have 3 combinations (sequences and/or sets) atleast.

The requirement of having to make a pure sequence makes Indian Rummy game interesting & very challenging. Once the game starts, every player gets engrossed in the gameplay to meet the objective.


Three or four cards belonging to same rank but different suits are said to be in a Suit. (K♠, K♥, K♣).When you are using 2 or more decks you cannot use the same card twice in a set for instance.


Running cards belonging to a same suit is called as a sequence 5♠,6♠ ,7♠ is a sequence. Ace card can be used as a higher card or lower card while forming a sequence. A sequence is also referred as life or run.

Pure Sequence

Pure Sequence is the sequence that is formed without the help of a joker. A pure sequence is mandatory for a successful declare in a Indian Rummy Game.


Joker is a substitute card which can be used in place of a missing card to form a set or sequence in an Indian Rummy game.

There are two joker cards used in a rummy game
  • 1 Printed joker that comes along with the card
  • A wild joker which is randomly drawn from the deck after the cards are dealt to player. For eg if the random card selected is 9 (of any suit) then all 9's can be used as a wild joker.

Indian Rummy Variants

At Deccan Rummy, players can enjoy different types of Indian variants as mentioned below

Points Rummy : Points Rummy is considered as the fastest type of Indian Rummy variant. In this variant, players play for points which have a pre-decided value. One winner wins all the cash at the end of each game. The player who finishes first wins the amount as (sum of points of all opponents) x (monetary value of 1 point) – Deccan Rummy Fee.

Deals Rummy : In this variant, players play the game for a pre-decided number of deals and a fixed number of chips are allocated to every player before the start of a game. Deccan Rummy currently offers 2 player deal and 6 player deal as two variants of Deals Rummy.

Pool Rummy : In Pool Rummy, the upper limit (101/201) for the points is preset at the beginning. The sum of the fixed entry fee paid by the players forms the prize pool. The player who remains until the end without crossing the preset limit is the winner.

Download Deccan Rummy Mobile App to play Indian Rummy

Indian Rummy is multiplayer card game that you can play with your friends or real players all over India. You can play the game online by creating an account with us for free or download our Deccan Rummy Mobile app for your android and iOS devices to play rummy on the move. Now get to play your favourite Indian Rummy games on your mobile devices at all times. Playing Rummy on mobile is now a trend. Deccan Rummy mobile app is a very popular app to play rummy on the move and millions of players are already playing and winning big cash prizes. Deccan Rummy Mobile app can be downloaded from our site or through PlayStore and AppStore.

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Indian Rummy Rules:

Familiarize yourself with the Indian Rummy rules and embark on your journey to big victories. Meld your cards into proper sets and sequences, go for the pure sequence, and strategically arrange your hand to declare before your opponents. Master the rummy rules to become a formidable rummy player.

Multiplayer Rummy Game:

Immerse yourself in the excitement of the multiplayer rummy version of the Indian rummy card game. Challenge real players from across the globe and engage in intense battles of skills to win coveted real money prizes. Socialize, interact, and forge friendships with fellow rummy enthusiasts during your gameplay and scale to newer heights.

FAQ on Indian Rummy Rules

What is Indian Rummy?

Indian Rummy is a popular variation of the classic rummy card game. It is typically played with two decks of cards and two jokers, with the objective being to form valid sets and sequences of cards.

How do I play Indian Rummy online?

To play Indian Rummy online, you must register on a site like Deccan Rummy. Once registered, you can navigate to the cash rummy games and start playing them to have your chance to win real cash

What are the rules of Indian Rummy?

The basic rules of Indian Rummy involve dealing 13 cards to each player which they must use to form valid sets and sequences

How many players can participate in Indian Rummy online?

Indian Rummy can be played with 2 to 6 players online on most online rummy sites. All the popular rummy variants like points rummy, deals rummy, and pool rummy can be enjoyed online

Is Indian Rummy legal to play online?

The legality of playing Indian Rummy online varies depending on your jurisdiction and local regulations. Players from the states of Assam, Odisha, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh will not be allowed to play rummy games online for cash on our platform as per government restrictions

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