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Main Rules of Blackjack Online

Blackjack Main Rules

Blackjack or Twenty-One-game is a popular card banking game with long history and diverse variations. The classical variant of this game is played from 1 to 8 decks of cards. The Internet Blackjack rules don't differ much from land casino blackjack.

The aim of the game: getting 21 points or close without exceeding 21.

Rules of Blackjack Online

  • Each player place his/her bet.
  • The dealer gives two cards to each player at the table and himself/herself.
  • One banker's hand if face up and the other one if face down, two player's cards are face up.
  • The first decides to hit or stand first player to the dealer's left.
  • The action of choosing game decision is made counter-clockwise.
  • After the first cards are dealt the banker's hand is valued as highest possible.
  • Any Ace in banker's hand is scored as 11.
  • If there is a sign on the table "Dealer Hits on Soft 17", the croupier has to take an extra card with the first hand of an Ace and 6.
  • Blackjack is a combination of 2 starting cards with total value of 21. If you are dealt with natural blackjack you are paid 3:2.
  • Insurance Bet. It is allowed to choose this option if a dealer shows an Ace.
  • Even Money. This option is proposed if a player has a blackjack and the banker shows an Ace as an up card.
  • Splitting Pairs. It is a choice to separate paired cards.
  • Surrender. A player gives up if he/she thinks that there are no chances.
  • Double Down. It is a duplication of your initial bet.
  • Hit. Asking for one more cards in order to improve the total value of the score.
  • Stand. Staying with your result.

Card Values

An Ace - 1 or 11 points

Face cards and 10s - 10 points

2s - 9-s - according to their value.

Types of Blackjack Hands

  • Soft Hand - the blackjack hand of two cards with an Ace counting as 11.
  • Hard Hand - a blackjack hand with the 1-point Ace or without it at all.

So you already know main blackjack rules, hands and card values. The only thing you have to do - to play blackjack and improve your skills.