How to Win Blackjack

Blackjack, known as Black Jack, is a game of poker.

The game originated in French casinos around 1700, and the French word vingt-et-un means 21; at first it was not popular in the United States, and casinos offered extra prizes as a way to attract customers. The name of this game gradually became “Black Jack”, which is the name of the American version of blackjack game, and although the extra jackpot rule was cancelled later, the name still continues to be passed down.

Blackjack is one of the most popular games in the world, and because it is the game with the lowest house advantage, it has always attracted a large number of players worldwide.

Poker TipsBlackjack full introduction

One of the reasons for the popularity of blackjack is that it is so easy to play that even a beginner can win the game by luck; on the other hand, it can also have extremely sophisticated card counting skills, so how can one not be fascinated by such a multi-faceted game?

At the beginning of the game, players put in their bets and a total of 2 cards are dealt to the dealer and 2 cards to the player, both of which are clear cards for the player and one clear card for the dealer and one concealed card for the dealer.

As long as you learn and understand the basic rules and techniques, you can reduce your casino advantage to less than 1% and increase your probability of winning. This is the reason why blackjack is so popular in both physical gaming venues and online casinos. If you want to play online baccarat and Russian roulette, you can’t miss this introduction.

Poker TipsBlackjack rules and gameplay

[Blackjack hand flow]

  • One player will be the dealer (or the dealer will be the dealer) and will be in charge of licensing, while the rest of the players will be the players.
  • Place your bets.
  • The dealer deals a concealed card to each player in a clockwise direction, and finally deals one to himself.
  • Then, as above, the dealer deals a clear card to each player and one to himself.
  • If the dealer’s open card is a 10 or an Ace, the dealer will ask each player if they have insurance.
  • The dealer asks each player in clockwise direction if he/she still needs a replacement card, and if so, an additional card is dealt to each player; after a player indicates that he/she no longer wants a card, the dealer can then ask the next player until all players are finished adding cards.
  • If the dealer/hooker has less than 17 points, he/she has to raise until he/she exceeds or equals 17 points.
  • The player with the closest Blackjack and no more wins.

[Blackjack Point Calculation]

  • A = 1 point or 11 points.
  • 2~10 points = as shown on the face of the card.
  • J/Q/K = 10 points.

[Explanation of blackjack terminology]

  • Deal: The dealer is in charge of dealing the cards and the rest are the players. The dealer will deal a clear card to the player in clockwise direction, and then give himself a concealed card; then deal a clear card to each player in clockwise direction, and finally also deal himself a clear card.
  • Ask for a card: If a player thinks that the 2 cards in his hand are not enough to defeat the dealer, he can ask the dealer for more cards. The dealer asks each player in a clockwise direction whether to continue asking for cards.
  • Stop: If a player thinks he has enough points, he may choose to stop his hand and the number of points will be fixed.
  • Splitting: When a pair is dealt to you, you can split your hand into two separate hands, but you must raise your bet and place the same amount as the original bet.
  • Pot Bust = Pot Bust = Over 21: If a player asks for more than 21 points, he/she must reveal all the cards in his/her hand and the dealer’s bet will be returned; if not, the player can choose to continue asking for cards. After the last player has stopped asking for cards, the dealer must reveal the cards he has in his hand, and if they do not exceed 17 points, the dealer must continue to ask for cards; if the dealer bursts the pot, he must compensate for the bets placed by each player who did not burst the pot.
  • Insurance: When the dealer’s open card is an ace, the player can choose to buy insurance with half of the raise amount to bet on whether the dealer’s two cards will add up to 21 points; if it is not 21 points, the player will forfeit the insurance money wagered, and if it is 21 points, the player will receive twice the bet amount.
  • If the dealer does not explode his cards, the player who also does not explode his cards will have to reveal his cards and both sides will compare the points to decide the winner.
  • Doubling Call: The player signals to double the bet and after doubling the bet, the dealer deals another card to the player.
  • Double Down: If the total of the two cards in the player’s hand is 11 points, the player can choose to double the bet and receive one more card after the bet.
  • Surrender: A player who feels he or she has a bad hand can choose to surrender, but will have to pay half the bet.
  • Tie: The dealer and the player have the same number of points, and the player can get back his original bet.
  • BlackJack: A hand with a concealed card and an open card with an ace and a 10 respectively, this is called blackjack, which is bigger than any card with a total of 21 points and is the trump card in the game.
  • Shun: A combination of 6/7/8 points is called 21 points, and it can receive 3 times the bet.
  • Three sevens: A combination of three “7’s” for 21 points, which is 3 times the bet.
  • Five Dragons: If the dealer does not explode after the 5th card, the player has to pay 3 times to the dealer.

[How to play blackjack]

At the beginning of the game, the dealer will deal one concealed card to each player in a clockwise direction, and each player will place a bet after reading the cards. Then the dealer will deal each person a clear card, if someone is directly blackjack, then should directly lift the card, the dealer pay double bet; and if it is the dealer blackjack, each casual player also have to pay double to the dealer, but the same as the dealer 2 cards on blackjack casual player can only pay 1 times.

After two cards are dealt, if no one has blackjack then the game continues, the dealer will then ask each player in a clockwise direction if they want to make up their cards, the player can decide for themselves, after each player is sure not to make up their cards, the dealer will then ask the next player.

If the player feels that he is very close to blackjack after the mulligan, the player can choose to raise, but after the raise the deck is not allowed to raise again.

If, after the raise, the player’s hand exceeds 21 points, he will reveal his hand and the bet will go to the dealer, regardless of whether or not the dealer’s own hand is also blown.

When the last player is also confirmed not to mulligan, the dealer reveals his concealed cards and mulligans, if the total number of points is less than 17 points to force a mulligan, and then compare the size of the points with each player, and the closest to 21 points wins.

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