How to Play BlackJack

The object of the game is to beat the dealer (house) by getting a higher card count without going over 21 which is considered a bust.

Dealer must hit a total count of sixteen (16) or below and stand on seventeen (17). The player must place their bet in the designated area before the game starts. Blackjack is a count of 21 (Ace+ 10 count card) with the original two cards only.

If you win a Blackjack, dealer pays you 1 ½ times your original bet.

 

Basic Rules

Blackjack is played with a standard 52-card deck. Sometimes with a single deck and at other times with several decks dealt from a card “shoe”. Before you sit down to play Blackjack, you should know the basic rules of the game and the specific rules often casino in which you are playing.

Does the casino allow you to pay for insurance when the dealers up card is an ace, allow you to double-down on counts other than 10’s and 11 ‘s, and do they allow the player to surrender on his bet?

Professional Tips and Strategy

A player should stand on all seventeen or higher counts.