- Played with 5 standard decks
- Dealer must stand on all 17
- No surrender
- No resplitting
- One card on split aces
- Cannot split unlike 10 value cards
- Player auto-stands on a 21 value
- Split ace and 10 value cards count as 21, does not qualify as BlackJack
How to Play BlackJack
- Select the chip denomination with which you would like to bet.
- Place your bet/s by clicking on one or more of the Place Bet positions.
- Once a chip is placed, click on the initial chip/s to increase the bet.
- to remove the last bet/s placed, click Undo
- To remove all bets placed, click Clear Bets
- Press Deal to start the hand.
- The dealer will be dealt 1 card and you will be dealt 2 cards.
- The following standard options are available: Hit and Stand.
- The option to Split or Double depends on the dealt cards and appear when relevant according to the rules.
- The option to take Insurance appears when the dealer shows an Ace.
- Click Rebet after the hand has completed to repeat your previous bet.
- Click New Game to clear your previous bet for the next hand.
The minimum and maximum bet limits apply to the initial bet only. Actions (such as split, insurance, etc if applicable) that require an additional bet can still be used even if you place a bet equal to the maximum bet.
The 2 through 10 cards are worth their face values.
J, Q and K are worth 10.
The Ace has a value of either 1 or 11. If any Ace in the hand is regarded as a value of 11, the hand is referred to as “soft”
This version of BlackJack is played with 5 standard decks.
The objective is to score a higher total card value than the dealer.
- If so, the player is paid at 1:1, unless the player has BlackJack in which case he is paid 3:2
- If not, the player either loses the bet or, when the hands are tied, pushes.
Players are permitted to Hit until they Bust or decide to Stand.
The dealer must hit on all hands that total 16 or less, and stands on all hands that total 17 or more.
Push (Tie) Rules
The hand is considered a push if the player and the dealer tie. In the case of a push, the player’s original bet is returned to him.
If the first two cards that the player or dealer receive are an Ace and a 10 valued card, the hand is called a BlackJack.
- If the player is dealt a BlackJack, he will stand.
- If the dealer does not get a BlackJack, the player is paid at 3:2
- If the dealer is dealt a BlackJack, all the hands which do not also have Blackjack lose.
There is no offer made to take even money when the dealer has Ace showing and the player already has BlackJack.
Players may double on the first 2 cards of any hand.
When a player doubles, his bet amount is doubled and he receives one card only.
- A player may split when the hand consists of two like-value cards.
- A player may not split unlike 10 value cards.
- When splitting Aces, only one additional card per Ace is drawn.
- If a player draws a 10 value card after splitting Aces, the result is considered 21 and not BlackJack.
- A player can split only once per hand.
- Double after split is allowed.
If the dealer’s first card is an Ace, a player can choose to take insurance, placing a bet equal to half of his original bet. The insurance bet is a side bet.
Insurance bets pay 2:1 if the dealer gets BlackJack. If the dealer does not get BlackJack, the player loses the insurance bet.
There are no surrender options in this version of BlackJack.
- Twenty one (21) - a hand that is not a BlackJack, but totals 21.
- BlackJack - a hand containing an Ace and a 10 valued card.
- Double - the player’s bet is doubled and he receives one card only.
- Hit - when a player draws another card.
- Insurance - a side bet option only if the dealer’s first card is an Ace.
- Push - when the player’s bet is returned if hands are tied.
- Split -if the player is dealt two of the same cards, he can split the cards into two separate hands and the original bet is repeated on each hand.
- Stand - the player’s request or the dealer’s requirement not to be dealt any further cards.
- Bust - a hand that goes over a value of 21.
BlackJack Rules (Condensed)
- Played with 5 standard decks.
- Cards are shuffled at the start of each game
- Dealer must stand on all 17 and above .
- No surrender.
- No re-splitting
- One card on split aces.
- Cannot split unlike 10 value cards.
- Player auto-stands on 21.
- Split Ace with 10 value card hands count as 21 - does not qualify as BlackJack.
Return to Player
With basic strategy, the theoretical RTP of this game is 99.59%.
Malfunction voids all plays and pays.
If connection is lost and the game action was received by the server, the game action will be processed on the server side. If the game state is resumable the player can continue from after their last action. If the game action was final the resulted game will be visible in Game History only.