It is legal to play rummy in India – with or without cash. It is legal because rummy is a game of skill and is protected under the Constitution of India. Also note that according to a court ruling, playing games of skill like rummy is considered a commercial/business activity.
Rummy Players playing real cash games online from Assam, Telangana, Orissa State are prohibited to play cash games. The state government has passed an Ordinance amending the Gaming Act 1974 banning online Rummy in these states.
However, you can continue to play practice Rummy games for free on our app or website.