Rummy Rules

As you can see, there are dozens of Rummy games and variations. If you're new to the game of Rummy, you should probably start with the General Rules of Rummy Games, which provides a few of the basic rules common to all Rummy games.

Gin Rummy

Gin Rummy is probably the best-known Rummy game. It is a two-player game that reached its peak of popularity during World War II, when it became a national fad, famous as the game for movie stars and Hollywood players.

Bicycle Rummy Games


The "Canasta Craze" of the 1950's indelibly stamped this four-handed Rummy game onto the national and international consciousness. It spawned numerous variants, and remains popular today.

Bicycle Canasta Games

Contract Rummy

Contract Rummy is a popular family of Rummy games in which the goal is to form a specific sequence of melds as a game progresses.

Other Rummy Games