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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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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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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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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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What version of rummy is this?

It seems to exactly fit the rules of the French game Rami, which must be one of the variations of the Rummy, i guess. I did not even know there were different kind of Rummy.
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