Deals Rummy is played with chips, which are allocated to each player at the beginning of the game. The players need to pay an entry fee and play for a pre-decided number of deals like 2 deals, 3 deals or 6 deals. The winner gets the chips of the losing player at the end of each deal. When all the deals are over, the player with the maximum number of chips is the winner of the game.
Winnings = (Entry Fee × Number of Players) – Junglee Rummy Fee
How is Deals Rummy played on Junglee Rummy?
• Deals Rummy is Played with 1 deck on a 2-player table. It is played for a pre-decided number of deals, and a fixed number of chips are allocated to every player at the beginning of each deal.
• A wild joker is selected and a toss is made to decide which player will make the first move. Then each player is dealt 13 cards randomly. After the cards are distributed, the first card from the pack is placed face up to form the open deck and the remaining cards are placed face down as the closed deck.
• The players need to arrange all the cards in their hand in sequences and/or sets by picking a card from the closed or open deck and discarding one of the cards to the open deck on each turn. In order to win, the players need to form at least two sequences, out of which one has to be a pure sequence. Once this objective is completed, a card has to be discarded to the finish slot to declare the sets and sequences.
• At the end of every deal, the winner gets the chips from the losing players — who lost is decided according to the players’ scores. When all the deals are over, the players are assigned ranks on the basis of their chip count. The player with the highest number of chip count will be assigned the highest rank. In case of a tie between players, the players with equal chip count have to play a tiebreaker game to decide the winner.
How are scores calculated in Deals Rummy?
• The player who finishes the game first meeting the game objective wins the sum of chips from all the losing players.
Points Calculation for Losing Players
• Each card carries a certain number of points. The losing player gets points equal to the total of the points of the cards in his/her hand.
• Aces of all the suits carry 10 points each.
• Kings of all the suits carry 10 points each.
• Queens of all the suits carry 10 points each.
• Jacks of all the suits carry 10 points each.
• All the other cards have points equal to their face value. For example, card 7 of each suit carries 7 points and card 4 of each suit carries 4 points.
• Jokers (wild and printed) carry zero points.
Calculating the Scores
• The scores of losing players are calculated by adding the points carried by the cards in their hand.
• If a losing player does not have two sequences, a pure sequence and a pure/impure sequence, then the points of all the cards are added up.
• If a player has two sequences, a pure sequence and a pure/impure sequence, then only the points of the cards that are not grouped into sets or sequences will be added up.
What is the maximum number of points a player can get?
• A player can get a maximum of 80 points in Deals Rummy, irrespective of the cards that he/she holds. Points are capped at 80.
How is winnings calculated in Deals Rummy?
• Only one winner gets all the chips at the end of each deal.
• Winnings = Sum of the points of all the opponents considering each chip equal to one point.
• For example, 2 players play a Deals Rummy game and a player declares the game. Now, the winner gets chips equal to the points lost by the losing player. If the losing player lose with 50 points, the winner gets 50 chips.
How are chips allocated?
• At the beginning of a Deals Rummy game, each player is allocated a fixed number of chips. The number of chips is based on the number of deals. If 2 players are playing for 2 deals, then the number of maximum points (80) is multiplied with 2. Thus, 160 chips are allocated to each of the two players at the beginning of the game.
How are chips settled at the end of a deal?
• One chip is equal to one point.
• As one winner gets chips from all the losing players at the end of each deal, the winning chips are calculated as:
• Winnings = (Sum of the points of all opponents) X (One tournament chip)
• For example, 6 players play a Deals Rummy game and a player declares the game. Now, the winner gets chips, from all the losing players, equal to the total of the points lost by all the losing players. If five players lose with 10, 20, 30, 40 and 60 points respectively, the winner gets 160 chips (10 + 20 + 30 + 40 + 60 = 160 chips).
• At the end of all the deals, the player with the highest number of chips wins the game.
How does the Drop Feature work in Deals Rummy?
• Players cannot drop in a 2-player Deals Rummy game but have to continue playing till the end of the deals. If a player misses 3 consecutive turns, he/she is automatically dropped from the game with a score equal to the points of the cards in his/her hand, but capped at 80 points.
Deals Rummy for More than Two Players
• Players need to click on the “Drop” button before picking a card on their turn.