Rummy Glossary

Rummy Glossary Terms

Ante - An initial bet placed by all players. Obligatory before the game begins.

Discard Pile - The pile of all cards discarded. Players can draw cards from this pile, but the drawn card is visible to all.

Going Out - Ridding of all of your cards, effectively winning.

Lay Off - Adding cards to a Meld already on the Table. The order of the existing meld cannot be tampered with.

Meld - A combination of Cards players creates; these can only include Groups or Sequences.