Online blackjack gambling game is a popular card game. The aim of blackjack is to get a card count of 21, which is why the games is often called “21″. There are a number of variations to blackjack like multi-hand blackjack and progressive jackpot blackjack but the principle of the game is the same for all of them. With the right amount of knowledge, skill and practice you can definitely win at the casino gambling game. There is only one other casino game that is more popular in casinos, and that is gambling slot machines.
How To Play Blackjack
After placing a bet, the dealer/online casino will draw two cards one face up and the other face down. The main aim of the game is to beat the dealer with a hand that approaches to 21 or near but not exceeding it. You either ‘Hit’ for more cards to increase your total or you ‘stand’ if you are close to a total of 21. If you hit 21 or closer to it than the dealer, then you win, and the chips are automatically credited to your online casino account. With a win in blackjack, you double your money/bet.
You need to know the following terms of blackjack to stand a better chance at winning:
• Hit – means to increase or take another card
• Stand / Stay – to stop at a particular card value and match it to the dealer’s hand
• Double – to double your bet on a particular hand before given one more card
• Split – is to separate the cards dealt into two different hands and placing bets on each of them,
• Surrender – forfeiting half the bet and ends the game.
• Hole Card – the card that is dealt face down is called the Hole Card
• Push – when the game is a draw
• Insurance – it is the sum of up to half of the player’s original bet raised.
Types of Blackjack
Online casinos offer a bigger variety of blackjack games compared to land based casinos. Here are the main games played… Atlantic City Blackjack, Double Exposure Blackjack, European Blackjack, Multi-hand Blackjack, Super Fun 21, Vegas Downtown Blackjack, Lucky 7 Blackjack and the progressive 777 Blackjack.
The goal of Blackjack is to reach the value of 21 or above with the cards dealt with. European Blackjack is different from classical blackjack. Here the dealer takes his second card only after the player has played his hand. You can bet one hand at a time.
The denominations of European Blackjack are Ace is the strongest card with a value of either 1 or 11. Jack, Queen or King has a value of 10. You can draw up to 11 cards provided your hand does not exceed a total of 21. The dealer stands on a soft 17. If you are dealt with an Ace your hand automatically stands.
This card game has continued to grow and increase its prestige over the years. The aim of Blackjack Surrender is slightly different from the usual game of casino blackjack in that you are given the chance to give up or surrender, which means that you can fold and lose half of your bet.
Triple 7′s Progressive Blackjack
Triple 7′s Blackjack is a progressive jackpot online casino table game. To win the jackpot you need to get 3 consecutive Diamond Sevens from the first card of a hand. This progressive jackpot is connected to various online casinos where each bet gets added to the overall jackpot.