Did You Know


Scratching you head while sitting on a rummy table? Confused about you should play the hand or just drop out? This question lingers in every player’s head!

To be precise, it has always been a safe approach to drop out at the beginning of the game. That way, you can save your points as compared to when you drop in the middle or towards the end. But, think of those situations when you should play on and when you should drop the hand. Come, let’s take a look at when to pick and drop in a game of online rummy.

You Don’t Like The Cards You Got

Many a times, when you get the cards that you are not really fond of, you decide to drop the game. The reason is that it seems difficult to win the game with the given set of cards. Right? Is that what you think? Well, we would say no! Even if you have got cards that don’t make the game easy for you, you can play on and improve on it. Since, rummy is a game of skill and with right approach and strategy, you can definitely win the game in no time.

High Value Cards

This is also another situation when the players quit the game easily. When you get the high value cards like King or Queen without strong in between cards, it eventually increases the point load. The obvious reaction to this situation is that a player discard the game right at that moment. However, high value cards might not be a dead weight every time and you don’t need to call for a quit. The smart way to go about it is to replace the high value cards with wild card or Joker as soon as possible. This is the best way to not stuck upon with the cards and play confidently.

Don’t Have Any Joker Cards

It is a wise decision to drop out of the game, if you don’t have any joker cards. It is difficult to win a rummy game without any joker cards or wild cards in your hand. However, it is always on your confidence and skill level to decide if you want to play on or drop out of the game. If you are playing rummy for real cash, it is best to keep your loss to minimum and drop out of the game at the start.

The Middle Drop

As the game progresses, sooner or later you will realize that it is not going the way you expected. Hence, you will stuck in a dilemma to drop out or play on. There can be two situation in this circumstance: If you feel that have at least a 60% possibility to win the game, then only you decide to play on. However, if it is the other way round, it is best to drop out. In this situation, you will lose some points, however, it will not be as much if you decide to quit much later.

So, remember whenever you are playing rummy, play it smartly. Anticipate how the game is going to proceed and then plan your wise move.