Official Guide to Online Casinos

How to play Blackjack Online

From the majority of card games, Blackjack is considered as the favorite one. In comparison to random number games such as Roulette or Craps, Blackjack is based on the card counting. This theory provides with the opportunity to perform mathematical actions with the help of famous systems in order to win the game. But, before playing on money it is better to practice blackjack online.

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The process of the game isn't complicated, however with some tricks. In game are used from 6 to 8 decks with 52 cards each. The point of this game is to put together cards which will give no more than 21point. The value of the cards is following: all faced cards and 10th have 10 points, Ace has 1 or 11 points depending on the wish of a player. All other cards are ranked according to their nominal. Combination of Ace and 10 is the highest and known as Blackjack. The quantity of players is limited by the fields ("boxes") where bets are made.

After players have made their stakes, croupier deal the cards by turn so that players will have two cards and he only one. All cards are faced up and the game is played with each player separately. The goal of players is to make initial combination better.

  • In case if initial combination is Blackjack, the payout is 3 to 2.
  • If dealer has the same combination as gambler, such situation is called Push or Stay and means tie. Game with a certain gambler is over.
  • Player can ask for additional cards. In this case he either will collect favorable combination or lose his bet by taking over.

After all gamblers took the required at their opinion combination, dealer starts to take cards while his amount of points will not be 17. When this happens the round is over. The dealer counts points of all participants, the winner is those who have optimal combination of cards and the highest value.

Additional options of gamblers

During the game gambler have a possibility to split their cards that are of the same value into two hands. Each hand in this case is playing separately. If the initial combination of cards is advantageous player may double his bet or if unfavorable he can surrender. If the first dealer's card is ace, he will offer players to insure themselves by making additional bet which is as half as much bigger than the first one.