500 Rum – Card Game Rules

The PackThe normal 52-card pack is utilised.
Object of the GameTo lay matched amount sets of three or four and/or sequences of 3 or a lot more cards of the very same suit to be the very first player to obtain 500 total net points.
Rank of Cards
Ace (substantial or minimal), K, Q, J, ten, 9, eight, seven, 6, 5, 4, three, two, A.
Card Values/ScoringScore points by laying down and laying off cards as in typical Rummy, in matched amount sets of three or four, and in sequences of 3 or far more cards of the identical suit. For example, three or four 7s can be laid or a sequence of 3, four, 5 of diamonds can be laid.
When any player gets rid of all of their cards, the play quickly ends. Every single player’s score is then figured as follows: The player is credited with the point worth of all cards that the player has exhibiting on the table. From this figure is subtracted the point worth of all cards remaining in their hand. The difference is extra or subtracted from the player’s score.
For instance: If the cards displaying for a player complete 87 points, and the cards left in the player’s hand total 90 points, three points are subtracted from the player’s earlier net score.
The very first player whose score reaches +500 wins the game and collects from every single opponent the difference amongst their ultimate scores. If two or much more players reach 500 on the exact same hand, the one particular with the highest score is the winner.
The DealDeal 7 cards to each and every player (except in the two player game, in which every player receives 13 cards). Place undealt cards encounter down in the center of the table, forming the stock. The leading card is turned face up and is positioned beside the stock as the up card to begin the discard pile. The discard pile must be somewhat spread, so that players can readily see all the cards it contains.
The PlayEach player, beginning with the player to the left of the dealer, might draw both the best card of the stock or any card from the discard pile.
There are two situations when drawing a card from the discard pile: one) the player need to take all the cards above the selected card and 2) the drawn card have to right away be utilized, either by laying it down in a set or by laying it off on a set currently on the table. The remaining cards taken with the discard may be melded in the exact same turn or just extra to the player’s hand.
Each player in turn, soon after drawing but just before discarding, might lay down any matched set or may possibly lay off any card that matches a set currently on the table.
Cards that are laid off are kept on the table in front of the player. Sequences might not “go round the corner” thus, A, K, Q or A, two, 3 may be melded, but not K, A, two.