There are different ways to safeguard yourself from losing massively. Here are certain rules for Rummy,one of the most famous card games to be followed when playing the game:
1. Before you start playing, you must have sound knowledge about the game.
2. You should always play safe, means you should not at all play with only one rummy or with only one joker.
3. You should not get attracted by the arrangement of cards. It would look very simple, but if you enter, it would be very tough to get the life and you might be in the situation to pay the complete amount of 80 points.
4. You can play without any life if it is three or two cards game.
5. Do not try to play four or more cards game. It would be very difficult to win these kinds of games. There is only a faraway probability of winning the game.
6. If you do not get life in three attempts, it would be better to middle drop the cards and ask the adjacent player to proceed. By doing this, you can emancipate half of the amount, which is 40 points.
In card games, as there are different stakes, you have, to begin with, the lower stakes. If you do not win two consecutive banks amount, then you should try in the next higher stakes.