Blackjack for bargainers

Jan 5, 2020 | Reading time: 7 Minutes
It is believed that Blackjack has roots in France, is known as 21. The goal is to beat the dealer by getting a score equal to or as close to 21, without exceeding this value. The game of blackjack it is the usual game with 52 cards package. To win you need a bit of luck (a good hand) and need to know some basic tactical strategies.

1. Blackjack bargainer summary

At first, the dealer shuffles the deck. Then the cards are dealt between players. The dealer should stand against other players and share cards, beginning with his left. At first hand, each player is dealt two cards, faced down. The dealer is offering a card with face down and the other remains in sight. Then, in turn, each player reviews its cards and decides if will ask for another card without skipping the sum 21. The strategies began to emerge through the analysis of the dealer cards.

2. Blackjack quick rules

It is important to know that, generally, the lower value chips are placed on top, while chips with a higher value are placed at the bottom of the stack of chips.


The opportunity to split or double cards it makes the blackjack more interesting. If you are dealt two cards identical (two 8, for example) can break game in two hands. Basically, the player will play two games of blackjack simultaneously.


If then in one of the hands, get another 8 card can be split again, but the rules in this regard vary depending on the players or the casino. Experts recommend that you always do split the aces and eights.


- Always choose another card for values under 11;

- Stop at amounts above 17 (unless you have an ace);

- If the cards value is between 12 and 16, ask for another card if the dealer has a card of over 7 and stop if he has something below 3;

- Always split the aces and eights;

- Do not choose to split 4, 5 or 10;

- Never double under 10 points;

- Always double less than 11 points;

- When you have 10 points, doubles if the dealer has 2 or 9.

3. Blackjack quick guide

Basically, the score 21 obtained in more than two cards is not called blackjack, but it is a way to win the game if it reached before the dealer and other players. At the beginning of blackjack, players place bets in the betting box or circle in front of them. Once players have placed their bets, the dealer will announce that no other bets can be placed and the game begins with the dealing.


First, the dealer will distribute the cards in the deck starting with the first player to his left, then continue right until all players receive one card. Finally, distributes the dealer's card. The player cards are dealt face up while the dealer's first card is face down and the second face up. Before the play to continue if Ace is the dealer's face up card, players are asked whether they want insurance. Insurance is the loss of half the stake only if the dealer has blackjack. If the dealer does not have blackjack, the bet is not lost - everyone remains at zero.


If the dealer does not have blackjack, the player loses his insurance amount and the dealer will ask each player, starting from the left if want to ask for a new card. Given the cards player has, it can choose a new card (hit) or choose to stop (stand). It is important to note that players have a variety of options once they have received their first two cards and the decisions they take must take into account the cards of the other players and the dealer.


If a player decides to stop, the dealer will continue from left to right, until each player has completed the turn.


Once all players have completed their cards, the dealer will turn cards dealt face down to reveal their score. If the sum of the dealer's cards is under 17, must also draw cards until reaching 17 or more, without exceeding 21. When the dealer reaches 17 or higher score will stop and the dealer's score is compared with that of each player. If the player's score is higher than the dealer, he will receive a payout of 1 to 1, and if the player's score is lower than the dealer's, the player loses the initial bet. If the player and the dealer have the same score, the player gets back his bet amount, which is a draw (tie). If the dealer exceeds the 21 value (bust) all players at the table earn and receives a payment of 1 to 1. Any player who has blackjack is paid 3-2 during the round.

4. Blackjack values

For starters, blackjack is a card game in which players compete against the house or the dealer. All players are dealt cards, each having some value. For example, all the cards from 2-10 are worth the number written on them. A 5 Cup has a value of 5 while a 9 of  spades has the value of 9. The suite has no effect on card value in points so that a four diamonds and four cups have both a value of 4. Ace is unique because it is the only card with two values ​​can be considered 11 or 1, depending on the combination of cards. For example, if a player is dealt an ace and a nine would consider the ace 1 or 11, thus totaling 20 points (11 + 9). But if a player receives a 3,  would then likely consider the Ace as 1 and will require extra card from the dealer.


The cards are valued as follows:

Ace = is a point or 11 points, depending on the player’s decision

Royal Charter = 10 points

The remaining cards = corresponding points

An ace and a royal charter automatically mean blackjack.

5. Blackjack 101

In the world of casinos, blackjack is considered the most exciting and most popular table game available. The essential element of the success of the game is that have the real advantage to the home players, making the game attractive for both beginners and pros. Its popularity, it is appealing to players everywhere due to the fact that blackjack is simple to learn and play.


There are many strategies to assess whether to ask for a card or more, but eventually, you could calculate your chances by using a blackjack chart. If your sum is 9, you definitely can take a card without skipping 21 values. At the sum of 18, chances are against you and perhaps would be better to stop. If at any time a player totals 21 cards, automatically wins the game out of the situation and the dealer has 21 and reaches a draw. As soon as the cards are dealt and the dealer has blackjack it automatically is the winner of the game.

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