Card game enthusiasts across the world have been relishing Rummy Games, for probably a couple of centuries now. The revolution in technology paved the way for Online Rummy, which has been garnering popularity like never before, with denizens of all ages taking a fancy to it. However, how many of us have an idea about the origin of these games? Not too many!
The game is believed to have made its presence at coffee shop tables in Pest, Budapest, Hungary around 1915 and was really liked by the citizenry and given preference over other board games. However, newspapers reported the presence of the game in Hungary after World War 1.
It is perceived that Indian rummy which is widely popular in the Indian scenario is, in all likelihood, an extension of Gin Rummy and Rummy 500, the roots of which are said to be in USA.