Rummy Mania rises into a crescendo on Diwali Day
Reflecting tradition wrapped in modernity, playing cards especially playing Rummy, is extremely popular on Diwali day. It is said that on playing cards, the goddess of wealth smile upon the player and ensures her goodwill. The memories of Diwali night can be joyful to the winners and the losers can’t wait for the next Diwali to come around.
The tradition of gambling on Diwali also has a legend behind it. It is believed that on this day, Goddess Parvati played dice with her husband Lord Shiva and she decreed that whosoever gambled on Diwali night would prosper throughout the ensuing year. This tradition of playing cards- flush and playing rummy with stakes on this particular day continues even to-day.
The object of playing Rummy is very simple: to pick up and throw away cards while forming them into suitable groups or combinations known as melds. The winner is the first person to get rid of all of their cards, either by being able to ‘throw them away’ or by being smart enough to form melds.
In most homes, on Diwali, people invite their friends and relatives over for playing Rummy. But nowadays, playing Rummy online is gaining mass popularity, as people stay away from the family.
For many, playing rummy is fun but at the same time it should have an element of intelligence and intellect and playing rummy online as a two player game is an ideal choice. People of all age group enjoy playing rummy as it is simple to understand and real excitement to play!!