Yes, it is absolutely legal to play rummy in India as declared by the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India. In 1996, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court affirmed its 1967 judgment and ruled that games involving substantial and preponderant degree of skill fall within the definition of games of mere skill and added that betting on rummy is a game of skill and is outside the ambit of gambling.
Further, the Public Gambling Act,1867 which is the central law on gambling and most of the subsequent state laws on the subject, substantially state that "nothing in the Gambling Act shall apply to games of mere skill wherever played".
However, players from the states of Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Nagaland, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are not allowed to play rummy for cash in RUMMYDEN.COM as the state laws do not permit.
NO, Rummy is undoubtedly a game of skill and not driven by luck or chance. Gambling or gaming refers to betting and wagering on games of chance. Playing games of skill for cash does not constitute gambling .
The Supreme Court verdict is the conclusive proof of rummy being a game of skill. The apex court recognised that rummy requires certain intellectual expertise, experience and mental skills to master the game. It is not entirely dependent on chance or luck. Hence, playing online rummy in India is exempt from the penal provisions of most gambling acts.
So, yes it is absolutely legal to play rummy for cash on RUMMYDEN. Show your best skills and may the best win.
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