Rummy has been one of the most popular card games around the world for a long time and a major reason for this is the fact that rummy can be modified easily so that local players in various societies enjoy the game to their liking. They can modify the wagers, the number of players, deals and combinations.
A list of several accepted versions of rummy are Gin Rummy, Straight Gin, Canasta, Contract Rummy, 500 Rum or Pinochle, Double Rummy, Knock, Continental, Kalookie Rummy Version, Pan or Panguingue and Kalookie. Moreover, there are 30 local Rummy varations at Rummy Facts-Trivia Report to add to this long list.
One of the frequent terms used with these card games is meld or run, therefore, the definition is explained here, so that you can better understand this rummy games glossary.
Meld: is considered to be 3 or more cards which possess the same suit, rank or that are in a sequence. Example: trio of 10's or KQJ, all same suit. Also, known as a Run.