Blackjack is a comparing card game
where player competes against the dealer. In Blackjack, each card has the value
represented on the card itself with the exception of picture cards (which have
a value of 10) and Aces, which can be either 1 or 11, whichever makes a better
goal of blackjack is to beat the dealer’s hand without going over 21.
player starts with two cards and one of the dealer’s card is hidden until the
‘Hit’ is to ask for another card; to ‘Stand’ is to hold your
total and end your turn.
you go over 21, you bust and the dealer wins regardless of the dealer’s hand.
you are dealt 21 from the start (Ace & 10), you got a Blackjack.
usually means that you win 1.5 amount of your bet. (Depends on the casino)
will hit until his/her cards to a total of 17 or higher.
- Doubling is
like a hit, only the bet is doubled and you only get one more card.
can be done when you have two of the same cards – the pair is split into two
- Splitting also
doubles the bet, because each new hand is worth the original bet.
can only double/split on the first move, or first move of a hand created by a
cannot play on two Aces after they are split.
can double on a hand resulting from a split, tripling or quadrupling you bet.