Gin Rummy Rules
The rules of Gin Rummy are as follows, Gin Rummy is played usually between two players, each player receives 10 cards.
The next card from the deck is turned face up which indicates that it is the start of the discard pile. The rest of the deck is positioned face down and will be called the stock.
The purpose of the game is to complete a hand consisting of most or all of the cards formed into sets and/or runs.
A run (sequence) is comprised of three or more cards bearing the same suit and in consecutive order such as for example:
3♠ 4♠ 5♠, 4♥ 5♥ 6♥ 7♥ 8♥.
A set, on the other hand is a group of three or four cards that are identical rank and of different suits, such as for example
3♠ 3♥ 3♣, 9♥ 9♣ 9♦ 9♠
A card can only be used once, either in a set or a run. You cannot use the same card for both a run and a set.