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Online BlackJack: (Single Hands)

Blackjack

Description:

The object of the game is that you want to have a hand value that is closer to 21 than that of the dealer, without going over 21.
Your hand is strictly played out against the hand of the dealer and strict our defined for the dealer hand.

How To Play:

Both dealer and players are dealt two cards. Player cards are dealt face up and one dealer card is dealt face up.
Two cards totaling 21 is a blackjack. The combination can be any Ace with any card with a value of 10.

Deck:

 The deck of cards can consist on any number of decks from 1 to 8. The number of decks effects the odds of house slightly.
The more decks the better the house odds. The casino lobby indicates the number of decks used in each game.

Cards Value:
In blackjack, the cards are valued as follows:
An Ace can count as either 1 or 11.
The cards from 2 to 9 are valued as indicated.
The 10, Jack, Queen and King are valued at 10.

The Player Hand:

After the cards are dealt the player must play his/her hand first.
The player hand has several options that may vary at different blackjack tables.
These options are indicated in the casino lobby when choosing a game.

Stand:
The player chooses this if he/she wishes to stand with the cards they have.

Hit:
The dealer gives the player another card.

Bust:
Player total goes over 21 and the hand is an automatically a loser.

Double:
Player can choose to take only one hit and double the amount of his/her bet.
This option it may vary in how it is offered. Some tables allow double on any two cards and some allow it only one combination that equals 9, 10 or 11. These options are indicated in our casino lobby. Some tables may even offer a late double that can be played after the player already has 3 cards.
The double option, if played correctly can be very beneficial for the player.

Split:
If the player has two cards of equal value, he/she can choose to split the cards into two hands by doubling the amount of the bet. In this case blackjack is not recognized. Some tables allow player to split multiple times. As with double, if played correctly split can increase player odds significantly.

Some games will not allow to resplit Aces and a lot of games will not allow to hit after splitting Aces. Games that allow you to resplit aces and hit after splitting aces are a big advantage for the player.

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