Blackjack Rules

How to play Blackjack?

In comparison with other casino card games, blackjack offers the best odds which means there’s a higher chance of winning. Also known as 21, the goal of a player is to have a higher hand than the Dealer without exceeding 21. A hand is equivalent to a combination of cards drawn from a deck where each card corresponds to a numerical value. Face cards like Jacks, Queens and Kinds have a value of 10 while the Ace has a value of either 1 or 11. Thus a face card and an Ace will give you a hand value of 21 which is equivalent to Blackjack.

This card game can be played in different tables:

Group – You can play with other blackjack players (maximum of 3).

Private – You can play against the Dealer if you’re alone.

Public – You can play with other blackjack players. This can be done in a real casino or at an online casino.

Rules of the game

The dealer will continue to Hit until it reaches 16.

The dealer will Stand on any cards that have a hand value of 17 or higher.

If you get a Blackjack, you will receive a payout ratio of 3:2.

How are the cards dealt?

The dealer will be drawing cards from 4 decks of playing cards in a shoe.

At the start of the game, the dealer and the players are each dealt 2 cards.

A player can Hit many times they want until they reach a hand value of 21.

A player loses if he draws a card that will give him a hand value that ishigher than 21. This is also called a Bust.

How to play the game?

  1. Prior to the deal, bets are placed by clicking on the chip images that have $1, $5, $25 and $100 values in order to get the preferred bet amount.
  2. In order to proceed with the hand, the player should click the DEAL button.
  3. The tournament starts once all the players have placed their bets and clicked on the DEAL button. The game usually has a 30-second time limit in Public and Group Tables. Once the limit has expired, the game continues.
  4. Changing of bets is not allowed once the deal has started.
  5. Players can add to their bets by using Insurance, Splits and Double Downs during the progression of the hand.
  6. Once the cards are dealt, buttons will appear at the lower center of the screen which will be the player’s options to facilitate his next move. For instance, a SPLIT button will appear if splitting of two cards is allowed.
  7. The lowest accepted bet amount is $1 while the maximum is $500. Two cards faced up will be given to every player while one card faced up will be given to the dealer.
  8. Player can have extra cards until they Stand or go over 21which is a Bust.
  9. A player who gets a Blackjack or a hand value of 21 will immediately get 1.5 times the value of his bet. However if the Dealer also has Blackjack the bets are automatically returned. This is called a Push.

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