How to play Blackjack
Besides poker, Blackjack is one of the most popular card games played at casinos, and our guide is here to help. The game is a classic and over the years it has attracted many players to try their skills and luck as the game has both aspects. The game is always played against the dealer.
The main idea is to win the dealer by having a hand with a total value of 21 points or less yet having a higher hand compared to the dealer’s hand. Player also wins if the dealer’s hand goes over 21. If the hand goes over 21, the player loses the round. Most commonly the dealer has to stand at 17. The values of the cards are easy to remember: cards from 2-10 have the value of the number stated on the card whereas cards above 10 also have the value of 10. Ace is the only exception: it can be either 1 or 11.
- Blackjack is one of the most popular card games loved by many
- The aim is to get a hand that is 21 or close to it without going over it
- The dealer must stand at 17
- The game is played with at least one deck of 52 cards
Wins are paid 1:1 unless the player wins by blackjack. In that case, the win is paid 3:2.