When you plan to go for shopping, you must have something in your pocket to make payments. It could be money in cash, debit card, credit card or one of the numerous modern payment options. Similarly, if you want to prepare some dish, you must have all the ingredients and utensils handy as also arrangement to cook such as gas stove, microwave or induction cooker etc. For everything that you intend to do, you have to meet some basic requirements. Likewise, when you want to play rummy online, there are some pre requisites. The requirements are pretty simple and easy to comply with. Let us see what they are.


This is the era of internet and cell phones, and almost all and sundry have access to these new age technological marvels. Indians are tech savvy and are making abundant use of these facilities for online shopping, studying and gaining knowledge, booking tickets, communicating with acquaintances and as a matter of fact, in almost all walks of life. As is the case with population, India is second only to China as far as the number of mobile and internet users is concerned.

For relishing the highly entertaining online rummy game, which is all about smartly forming valid combinations, the combination of a smart gadget and a 3G/4G net connection would suffice. You should have a desktop, laptop, tablet or a smart phone on which to play the game. Along with it, you need a good internet connection with a speed of 256- 512kbps. The game is online and can be best enjoyed if you have reliable uninterrupted net connectivity.

Valid ID Proof

It could be your Aadhar card, Driving License, Voter ID card or Passport. However, what is essential is that your identity proof must be one issued by a recognized government authority and carry your name, picture, address and date of birth. It is necessary to ensure that you are:

  • Aged eighteen or above, which is mandatory as per the laws of our country to be eligible to play the game.
  • A real person, and not a fake player aiming at cheating others. It is crucial for your safety as well as that of other players. Rummy sites take all due care to safeguard the sensitive data of their players. On your part, you must not reveal your user id or password that you get on registration to anybody.

A Mobile Number

You must have a valid mobile number. When you register with a rummy site, you need to give your mobile number and also get it verified. You receive an OTP on your registered mobile number, which is to be mentioned at the time of sign up to verify your cell number. Once you get your mobile number verified, you get some cash bonus with which you can begin playing. How about it!

An Email ID

Just like your mobile number, you have to give your email id. And it is also necessary to verify it. For this, you get a link on the email id you have given at the site. Click the link and a pop up appears saying that your email id has been verified.

PAN Card

It is mandatory to furnish your PAN card details to the rummy site. It helps the site to comply with the KYC or ‘Know Your Customer’ norms of the Indian regime. Also, it further fortifies the security of players. Besides, it helps the winning players with their TDS requirements.

Valid Bank Account

Fun becomes manifold when you play online rummy with real money. In order to enjoy cash rummy games, players must provide the site with their relevant bank account details. This ensures hassle free transfer of funds to the site at the time of playing and from the site to the player’s account at the time of withdrawal of prize money.

Game Rules and Strategies

Last, but not the least, it is advisable to equip yourself with adequate knowledge about the game. This includes knowing Rummy Rules, and Rummy Tricks and Strategies. There is a plenty of information available on the net to learn how to play the game. You can read informative rummy blogs and watch rummy tutorial videos on YouTube. Apart from this, you should hone your rummy skills by playing on the free practice tables first.

In a Nutshell

The requirements for playing rummy online are quite simple and almost every Indian citizen can meet them. Most Indians have one or the other photo id proof issued by a competent government authority, bank account, PAN card, mobile number and email id. Another fact is that Indians have been taking to the internet, smart gadgets and technology like anything. If you fulfill these criteria, you too can dive into the ocean of brainstorming entertainment that online rummy game offers.