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Rummy, an Online Hit Among Online Gamers

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The passion for online games is growing and steadily moving towards $1 billion or Rs 6400 crore industry by 2021. Also, with almost everyone having a smartphone, there is a significant increase in the number of online gamers with India alone to have whooping 30 crore gamers by 2021.

Joining this bandwagon of excited players are the card gamers that make games like rummy and teen patti among the highest grossing app games in the country. What clicks with the Indian players is the immediate connection of a traditional card game with the blend of technology and ease of online world.

Games that will be really popular

The maximum growth will be driven by freemium games of different genre. An average gamer spends around 1/3 of his budget from online entertainment on games. Now combine this with the fact that the online games are predominantly selected on suggestions by friends and family. And these friends and family are inclined towards games with strategy, skill and puzzle.

Once more, this brings us back to card games of skills like rummy that blends in perfect with all the requirements and preferences of an online player.

  • He gets a game that he has seen and played from his childhood
  • The game is based on skill and strategy and his friends seem to love it
  • It is available in the freemium and free to play model

Further, these games are light and doesn’t eat away data. With the mobile penetration increasing rapidly, online rummy can be played on simple smartphones that support the landscape mode. Without the requirement of owning a very high end smartphone, card games have been able to reach each and every corner of the country.

How rummy takes the leap forward

With so many card games competing for the first position, what makes rummy come out as a clear winner? There is more than one factor working in its favour. Rummy is a game of skill and it is absolutely legal to play this game for real cash. Of course, that means that players can play rummy online for cash like they have done for ages and now win big cash prizes for every win.

The online world makes all of this a cake walk. You download the app, register and pick games to play. The rummy rules remain the same, and games are running non-stop and round the clock. When previously, players had to look for rummy buddies, now they just tap and start.

Security is another plus that is big for card games. All online card players have security certificates, anti-collision control and secure payment channels. Pay with credit card and get the winning amount in your bank account; it’s that simple.

You can also go through a detailed guide to know “How to play rummy

How is the future looking?

Online gaming is nearly a Rs. 1,200-crore industry and is charting forward with a 70% growth rate. The earlier reservations around card games like cheating, playing unlimited tables etc. are all brought under control with the online games. Online game companies have put strong anti-collusion, anti-fraud detection mechanism that ensures the authenticity and fairness in the game play.

“Before playing for money, all players are required to get their phone numbers, ID and address proof verified so that the companies can carry out appropriate KYC checks, much like those mandated by the RBI for mobile wallets,” says Thampy, CEO Play Games24x7.

These online game companies pay GST on every game and Income Tax on the overall income as well. The gaming industry in total pays around Rs. 150 crore a year as taxes to the government. What can be clearly predicted for online games like rummy is the growth in the mobile space with players enjoying large cash tournaments and games. Rummy games are live, played with real players and are easy to pick and join and that’s what clicks with today’s gamers the most.

 

 

 

 

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Playing games is necessary for all age groups as games keep our brain alert and active by making it do a lot of tasks quickly.

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There’s always a child in each one of us who loves to play, sing and do whatever he/she feels like doing. As we grow up, we tend to repress that child, and give up the childlike innocence and playfulness. The basic reason for the child in us getting repressed is our stopping to play sports and games. Sports activities are perhaps the most effective stress busters. But it’s not easy to pursue sports once one starts a professional career, except for sportspeople. Hence, online games have become popular with working people these days.  The hunger for playing games and winning in them has been fueled by the variety of online games available to the masses.

Playing gentle social games such as online rummy, which involves using mental skills and strategies and boosts our response mechanism, is both good and easy for working people. As a result, mental, calculative games like rummy and quizzes are fast becoming the numero uno choice of the netizens. Some of the most popular virtual games are as follows:

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Online Rummy: The virtual version of our age-old rummy has retained the charm of the game. The game has touched a new pinnacle of adoration and fan following as a number of sites now effectively teach how to play rummy online. Virtual rummy is played both cashless as well as on cash rummy sites. Cash rummy sites are more popular as they offer the player a chance to win cash in each game.

Online Quizzes: Online quizzes are a good pastime if you like to get your knowledge tested and updated. From fun quiz questions like “Who is your dream boyfriend/girlfriend?” or “Who is the celebrity you would wish to date?” to more serious ones that test your IQ or knowledge of world affairs, there is no shortage of questions to be answered in your leisure time.

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Online Ludo: Remember those blue, green, yellow and red checks on a square board with matching pegs? Yes, we all do, and that’s a part of our childhood we all cherish. Don’t be sad if you don’t find a partner who loves ludo as much as you do. An online version of the board game is available. A nostalgic and fun way to enjoy your leisure hours is to play online ludo.

Online Scrabble: If you’re proud of your vocabulary and love to show off the bombastic words in your armory, then you must be a fan of the game of Scrabble. If you want to use your vocabulary to win a game, you can always enjoy a round of online Scrabble.

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Playing games is necessary for all age groups as games keep our brain alert and active by making it do a lot of tasks quickly and attentively. Thus, the online world has given us a new playground to explore and enjoy ourselves as much as one wishes.