Gin Rummy Tips

A few things about Gin Rummy you should learn. First you will need to learn the rules to play Gin Rummy. Learning the strategy is the next step to Gin Rummy success. And lastly knowing Gin Rummy venues and the pros and cons of each. So lets get started. This article will help you Learn Rummy, but check out the history of rummy as well..


A regular pack of 52 cards is used to play Gin Rummy. To start the game one card is dealt face up to each player. The high value card marks the player who is dealt first. The cards are dealt clockwise around the table. Players alternate turns to play the game. Players pick up and discard card building melds or combinations. Winning is done by gin, knocking or undercutting. Try the gin rummy online tutorial for more information.


Gin rummy strategy is a complex issue I will only touch on lightly. First as only one deck is used it is important to remember the cards that have been used. Meld and combination choices will become easier to decide knowing cards that will be unavailable for the rest of the game. Drawing from the stock pile verses the discard pile can be an advantage. When you draw from the discard pile your opponents will have a guess of what you are building. It is also important to notice what your opponent picks up from the discard pile. Sometimes opponents discard their high cards to lower their deadwood count. You can take advantage of this by working on high card melds and combinations.


You can play Gin Rummy just about anywhere if you have a deck of cards. 2-4 players can play a game a Gin Rummy. You can play gin rummy on the Internet. Always having players is an advantage to online gin rummy.


This is a brief explanation of the rules, strategy and venues of Gin Rummy.

Becoming an expert Gin Rummy player will require more reading and study, but this should get you on your way. Good luck on your journey, and remember to always pay attention to the cards.