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Why is Points Rummy India's most loved Online Rummy Version?

By Ajinkya Rane June 7, 2022

If you have ever played online rummy games, you must be aware of three versions of rummy. Pool, Points, and Deals rummy are 3 popular versions of rummy that are played and enjoyed the most. What if you were asked to pick just the one online rummy version? It would be difficult, right? Yes, sure it would be, but if told that you have a limited time to play; then surely you would pick a points rummy game, as it offers unlimited excitement and fun in a limited time.

What is Points Rummy?

Points rummy is undoubtedly the fastest version of Indian rummy. If you want to win some real cash quickly, points rummy is a perfect pick for you. Points rummy is a one round game where 2 to 6 players play using one or two standard decks of cards. Cash points rummy games are played for money that have a pre-decided rupee value.

Points Rummy Games on First Games

There are two types of Points rummy games on First Games as follows:

Cash Games

Cash games on First Games can be joined with an entry fee as low as Rs. 24 to as high as Rs. 10,000. Points value for cash games on First Games ranges from Rs. 0.3 to Rs. 125.

Free Games

If you are looking to improve rummy skills, then you should try free games. You can play free points rummy games and have a great time playing the game that you love most.

Objective of Points Rummy Game

Every player in points rummy tries to arrange the 13 cards in sequences, or sequences and sets in order to make a valid declaration. A valid declaration must have at least 2 sequences, out of which at least one must be a pure sequence, the remaining cards can be arranged in sequences or sets. After arranging the cards properly and in the required number of sets and sequences, you can declare and if the declaration is valid, then you win the game.

You can out our detailed guide on how to play rummy.

Score Calculation in Points Rummy

In points rummy, face cards and aces are worth 10 points each. The joker is worth zero points and numbered cards are worth their face value.

Winner’s score

Winner is the person who makes the valid declaration first and gets zero points.

Winnings = (Sum of points of all opponents) x (Rupee value of the point) - First Games Fee.

Losing player’s score

The losing player gets a penalty points for every ungrouped card, provided that he/she has a pure sequence. If a player has no pure sequence, points of all the cards will be added up for the penalty.

Maximum points

In points rummy, the maximum penalty is 80 points. Even if the sum of unarranged cards exceeds 80, you will be penalized with only 80 points.

Now that you know everything about points rummy, try playing this exciting rummy version on India’s most loved online rummy platform, First Games by Paytm.


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