History of dummy cards

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Dummy, also known as Rummy, refers to a family of mixed card games. One of the most played in America and all over the world. It is a card game with no official rules. Depending on the group of people. Each local will come up with their own rules of play. But the principle of playing dummy in general is to mix the cards to combine into a set of colors 3 or 4 cards of the same number or letter. Such as 3 of spades, 3 of hearts, 3 of diamonds, combined into one set. 

It is called a suit or arranges cards with the same suit from 3 or more cards in order from the smallest to the most. Such as 2 hearts, 3 hearts, 4 hearts, 5 hearts, combined into one suit called a suit (Run) by drawing cards from the stock piles or collecting cards from the discard piles and discarding the UFABET cards into the pile.

History of dummy cards
  • China was the first nation to produce paper and produce mahjong playing in the form of a combination of 3 or 4 different characters. This is probably the origin of dummy cards. 
  • 2200 AD Cards are widely played in Europe. with different combinations of cards  
  • Around 1857, a modern form of dummy play originated in Mexico, called the Conquian (or Coon-Can), and became very popular in Texas. And the southern states of America. This Conquian dummy card uses a standard 52 card deck. But removes the numbered cards 8, 9, 10, leaving 40 cards. After that, many different ways of playing the dummy were invented. For example, some games use 2 decks of cards together playing from 2-6 people or more with different scoring methods for card games. Most of which will give Ace cards with the lowest score of 1 point. But some games require Ace to have the highest score of 15 points. There are also Joker cards used to play as well.
  • 1909 Elwood T. Baker, an American, invented a card game for 2 players named Gin after his son’s suggestion. Those who like to drink gin and rum (Rum), later, gin cards. Became the most popular game played in America called Rummy (Rummy), probably referring to Gin Rummy (Gin Rummy).