Pool Rummy is one of the most popular and much liked variations of rummy. Also, called as association among rummy circles, this 2-4-6 player game is one of the famous online rummy games played at Rummy Circle. 101 and 201 Rummy are the two most accepted formats of pool Rummy.
Rules for 101 Pool Rummy
- The winner of this game format is the player with smallest score at the end of the game.
- Players have the choice to take a Drop from the game, but the penalty imposed for drops is as follows:
1st Drop includes 20 points
Middle Drop includes 40 points
- The complete count in Pool 101 Rummy is of 80 points.
- The “First Hand Show” in Pool 101 Rummy will be maximum 40 points.
- For a winning show it is obligatory to have minimum 2 Life of which one has to be Pure Life.
- Player who is making a legitimate show gets 0 points.
- The point for every other player is considered by adding up the values of their dead wood cards in hand. Another time, the points of every round are added to draw from status of every player when the round ends.
- Players can again join the game after being removed. However, joining again is only feasible if the individual score of different players at the table is less than 79 points.
- Once the individual score of a player comes at 101 points or above, the player is removed from additional round and he has to go away from the table.
Rules for 201 Pool Rummy
- A player with the least score at the end of the game is considered winner of the game.
- Players can be benefited by taking a Drop, however drop acquires penalty, which is given below:
1st Drop includes 25 points
Middle Drop includes 50 points
- Player gets 80 points on complete count in Pool 201 Rummy.
- Players will gain maximum 40 points if the First Hand Show is announced.
- To make a winning show in Pool Rummy 201, it is compulsory for a player to make minimum two life of which one has to forcibly be a pure sequence.
- 0 points is gained by a player who makes a legitimate show.
- The point for every other player is counted by adding up the values of their dead wood cards in hand. Yet again, the points of every round are added to get the status of each player in the end of every round.
- Players can join the game again after being removed. On the other hand, joining again is only feasible if the personal score of other players at the table is less than 174 points.
- Once the personal score of a player goes to 201 points or above, the player is removed from further rounds and has to go away from the table.
At last, all other regular and broadly practiced rules of 13 Cards Rummy is applicable to this game.