Category Strikes

Basics: Strikes Rummy

Strikes Rummy is played in rapid fire rounds with each player’s aim being to win the hand quickly by collecting zero points. This variant of the classic 13-card Indian Rummy game is also known as Points Rummy.

The rules for playing this game remain the same as with 101 and 201 point Pool Rummy. However, in Strikes the points carry a numerical or cash value which is decided at the beginning of the game. In this game, the winner takes in cash as prize after defeating all other players.

Meld your hand quickly and sharply to call a successful Show and your win will give you zero points. On the other hand, players who don’t complete their Sets and Lives will be penalized with pre-set points calculated for every card that is not grouped.

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