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Probability of being dealt a 7-card flush in Rummy

What are the odds of being dealt all 7 cards in the same suit? The odds of pulling 7 spades in 7 cards the number of ways to pull 7 spades (from among the 13 spades) divided by the number of ways to ...
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Which variant of Rummy requires a last round of a "run of seven" and a set of three?

You might be referring to the game Conquian which is a variant of Contract Rummy. In the first round, players must lay a Meld of 3 cards. A Meld is either a Set or a Run (Set is 3 cards or more with ...
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What is the name of this Rummy variant?

It's just one of many forms of a class of games called Contract Rummy. (The various rounds' goals are called contracts). The major variation here seems to be: The discard (or rather lack of discard):...
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Probability of being dealt a 7-card flush in Rummy

Some slightly watered down math (that still gives the right answer). You have a 100% chance of your first card being a "good" card. There are then 51 cards left, of which 12 will be a card that ...
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Probability of being dealt a 7-card flush in Rummy

L. Scott Johnson is mostly correct except for 2 things: You specified it wasn't a straight flush (there are 7 8-card straight flushes per suit he should have removed.) You asked about the 7 card ...
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What is the purpose of minimum points required for initial meld?

In the version of Canasta I played long ago - the higher your sum of total points from the previous rounds are - the more points you need in your initial mold. This gives the players that are behind ...
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Name this variant of Rummy with mystery cards

My guess is a variant of Gin-Rummy with jokers The 10 cards starting hand is matching. There are variants of Gin-Rummy where players can not knock (melding most of the cards), but must finish a round ...
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Michigan Rummy? Incorrect Name?

This is a form of contract rummy called progressive rummy. (I note that since the contracts you name include ever-increasing ones eventually leading to ones that cannot be met with only seven cards ...
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Clarification Needed: Points Rummy Doubt on TajRummy Platform

No, using jokers to create a set with more than four cards do not affect the score. Points Rummy is a single round Indian Rummy with a Rupee-value for each point. The rules of TajRummy:Points Rummy ...
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Do you know the name of this Rummy variant?

You describe a variant of a Rummy game. With the following special rules: 2's act as jokers. Special pick-up-from-discard pile rule: can pick up any number of cards from discard or a single face-...
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When is three of a kind a valid set in Indian Rummy?

That set is acceptable only in Indian Rummy's three deck variant. (I'll call Indian Rummy by its name Paplu here for some better clarity.) Two-deck Paplu and regular Rummy only has sets (same card ...
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