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Online Blackjack Rules and Options

  1. The objective of the game is to get the total score higher than the banker without exceeding 21.
  2. The player has to get the 21 points or close. If you are dealt the amount of cards with the score that overstep the needed one you Bust and the dealer wins with taking your bet.
  3. If the player is satisfied with his/her hand score, the dealer opens his cards is the winner is defined.
  4. Each player places his/her wager at the beginning of the game. Their amount depends on players choices.
  5. After placing the bets the dealer gives 2 cards to everyone at the table. Players' two cards are face up and one of the dealer's cards is face down.
  6. Cards are dealt from the first player to the dealer's left and the decisions to Hit or Stand are made in the same order.
  7. The round ends when the last player refuses to take the additional cards.
  8. Than the winners and losers are determined.

Blackjack Card Values

  • 2s-10s - are counted according to their value
  • Face Cards - are counted as 10 points
  • An Ace - can be counted either as 1 or 11.

How to Buy Chips

  1. It is needed to wait till the break in the play and put your wager on the table.
  2. Don' hand the money to the casino dealer, it is not allowed to him to take anything from players' hands.
  3. The dealer will take the cash from the table and change it for playing chips.
  4. He'll give the chips to the player and cash will be dropped into the table slot.
  5. Chips values:
    • White - $1
    • Pink - $2.50 (are offered in some casinos)
    • Red - $5
    • Green - $25
    • Black - $100.

Blackjack Betting Options

Blackjack - two first cards with the total score of 21 points. This card combination is often called "a natural blackjack". According to the regular blackjack rules hand pays 3:2.

Insurance Bet - if the banker shows an Ace, the players are offered to take the Insurance and place the side bet.

Even Money - if the croupier shows an Ace and the player has a blackjack hand, this option is proposed. In this case blackjack combination pays 1:1, what is not convenient to the gambler. Almost all blackjack strategies recommend rejecting these bets.

Surrender - the option of giving up if you are not sure whether your card combination may win.

Splitting Pairs - the option if dividing two first paired cards and playing them as separate hands.

Doubling Down - the process of redoubling of the initial wager. After this option it is allowed to the player to take only one more card.

You can read more information about blackjack betting options here.

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