Indians are masters in various card games and manage to enjoy playing these games anywhere and everywhere. You must have also come across various people spending their spare time in long train journeys by playing different card games for fun. Over the years, many popular Indian card games have been developed that are fun to play and also serve as an opportunity to earn money. Here are some popular card games that people in India play:
Rummy: Rummy is a skill-based card game played between 2 to 6 players. The players are distributed 13 cards each and the goal is to make valid sets/sequences with the cards in hand. One can discard unwanted cards and pick up a new card from either the closed deck or the open deck. A sequence or run contains consecutive cards of the same suit. You can make a sequence with a minimum of 3 cards. A set can be made of 3 or 4 cards of the same value but from different suits. To win the game, you must make a pure sequence and a valid declare. Rummy has a lot of variants, the most common ones being Pool Rummy, Deals Rummy, and Points Rummy.
Teen-Patti: Also known as Flush (or Flash), Teen-Patti is similar to the British game 3 Card Brag. Each player gets 3 cards, and before starting they make a bid. Depending on the cards dealt to them, the players either increase their bids or drop out of the game if they’ve been dealt a poor hand. The player who has the highest valuing combination upon show is declared a winner of the game and takes the bid value of all players.
Solitaire: Also known, as Patienceis a genre of card games that involves manipulating a layout of cards with a goal of sorting them in some manner. Most of its popularity is derived from the fact that it has been included in the Microsoft Windows Free Game catalogue and was available on every PC around the world in the nineties and the first decade of this century. It’s actually one of most played and best-recognized card games around the world. The fun thing about Solitaire is that you will never get the same game as the one you have previously played! There are simply so much variations and possibilities that the chance of winning the Euro Millions is bigger then having a similar game.