Doubling Down for
less money than the first bet. doubling is
allowed, the player do not have to double his bet, he can just add any amount
equal to or less than (but not greater than) the original bet.
Double Down bets
allowed on any two cards.
A betting option - if the player has a Blackjack, and the dealer is showing an Ace, presenting a possible
Blackjack. Even Money means that the dealer will pay your black jack 1:1 and
not 3:2. It assures you a win, although at a lower payout.
jack, Queen or king.
The dealer will place
your first card face up and the second card face down.
Double down bets
allowed on the first two cards if neither of them is an Ace.
A hand with no Ace or a hand with an Ace that can only be counted
as a 1.
If the dealer shows an
ace, you can make a side bet of up to half of your main bet. By doing so, you
are betting that the dealer have a Blackjack. Insurance bet is paid 2 to 1. If
the dealer doesn't have Blackjack, you lose the side bet, and finish the rest
of your hand. If the dealer does have a Blackjack, your insurance bet pays of 2 to 1.
This rule allows surrendering after the dealer has
looked at his hand for a blackjack. If the dealer have a Blackjack, you lose the
full bet. If dealer does not, you lose half of your main bet.
Natural blackjack is when the first two cards you
receive give a total score of 21. Such a hand consists of an Ace and a 10 point
The dealer will not
look for Blackjack if his face up card is a Ten.
When the first
two cards you receive have the same value. 6 and 6 is a pair.
starting hand with a total score of between 17 and 21.Considered
strong hands and you should "Stand" on these hands.
The dealer looks to check
if he has Blackjack before the player's decision to take more cards. This rule
is an advantage for the player since it prevents him from splitting and
tie between the player and the dealer.you
neither win nor lose money.
The Dealer has to
stand on all 17, soft or hard.
blackjack game with only one deck of cards.
down bets allowed on soft hands.
tens of the same ranks are allowed to split. Split of two kings is
allowed but not a split of king and jack.
hand with an ace that can be valued as a 1 or an 11.
For example, an Ace and a four can be counted as five or fifteen. The 15 is
thought of as a "soft" 15, because if you will take another card and
it came up a ten, you will not cross 21. In that case, your score would turn in
to a "hard" 15.
multiple bets. For example, you may place three bets
and play three separate hands.
some blackjack casinos, the player is allowed to give up a half of his primary
bet if he doesn't want to bet against the dealer's hand. For example, you bet 20$
and get a 7 and an 8 cards for a total score of 15. The dealer shows a King. If
you surrender, you will give back your hand and half of the primary bet.
The highest possible hand in a
Blackjack game. Also another name for the blackjack
game which is sometimes called 21.
5 or 6 or 7 Card Charlie
or 6 or 7 cards with a total score of 21 or less.
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