Rummy Facts Trivia at gamerisms
Rummy Facts Trivia begins with the history of what has become a
worldwide attraction for the game of rummy and its many versions.
- The origin of the card game called Rummy has been debated for
- Some say that Rummy comes from the Spanish card game
Conquian, a 19th Century card game.
- It has been put forth that Rummy comes from a French variation of
the game of Poker.
- The name Rummy is said to have been derived from the phrase Rum
Poker which leads some credence to the theory that Rummy is a
variation of Poker.
- It is believed that Rummy may have derived from the Chinese game
of Mahjong, played with tiles rather than cards.
- Variations/Versions of the Game: Rummy
- There are over 20 variations of the game Rummy that are commonly
played and hundreds of local variations. Following is a listing of 32
Tonk or Tunk
- The most common variation of the game in the United States
- Since Rummy is usually played to the score of 500 points,
real statistics on the longest game ever.
- Rummy has so many variations that two players that have never
before may take as long as 15 minutes prior to game play to determine
all of the
variants that will be used during their game.
- Social Use and Popularity:
Rummy Facts Trivia
- Gin Rummy is one of the few card games that gained so much
that it spawned several commercial versions of the game. It is
comparable to the appeal of Poker in that respect.
- At a penny per point,
there have been 500-point matches that
on between friends for years, with a running total of the amount owed
player to another.
- Rummy facts trivia notes that not including professional gambling
games and solitaire,
commonly considered to be the most popular card game.
- Many people consider Rummy to be the game from which such
as Bridge and Pinochle were derived, making Rummy the Mother of almost
- Rummy, as a social game was played an equal amount of time in
the 1960's and 1970's as all other board games combined.
- Gin Rummy was so popular in the 1970's that it was featured
television shows and movies as Poker.
- From the year 1970 to the present date, the three highest
residential gambling were Rummy, Poker and Sportsbetting.
- Witty Rummy Facts Trivia
- Drinking rum or any other alcoholic drinks is not part of the
- Rummy is not the favorite game of the pirates of the Caribbean.
- Rummy is not served in kegs.
- Bacardi did not invent rummy.
To explore further the fascinating world of Rummy skill games
passionate players worldwide, jump to any of the links below for the
6-part Rummy series and challenging quiz at gamerisms.
Trivia to Facts Central
Links for all Rummy info are:
Intro and A-C
Part 4: Gin
& Oklahoma rules
Part 5: Canasta
Part 6 :7 Rummy
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