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Compared to other casino games, Blackjack is a “hands-down” player favorite. Also known as “Twenty-One”, this game of luck (as well as memory skills) remains one of the most popular casino games in the world!
Blackjack is player-friendly in comparison to other casino offerings. The reason for this unique attribute is due to a wide plethoria of available player decisions, as opposed to dumb luck.
The table consists of one dealer and an average of seven players. Players have an opportunity to “Hit”, “Stand”, “Split”, or “Double-Down” as desired after their two initial cards are dealt. Strategy books and cards are available to the novice player, offering guidance in specific situations. The goal for each player, playing against the dealer versus the other players, is to achieve a total of “21″ without taking a “hit” and going over.
Face cards count as ten points, and aces have dual values of one and/or eleven. Ideally, if the dealer has to “hit” and goes over “21″, everyone at the table wins, assuming they have not gone over “21″ during their respective turns.
A “Blackjack” or “21″ pays off more than a routine win, which occurs when a player outranks the dealer in points without “busting”. Rules vary in different establishments regarding the arts of “doubling-down”, “splitting” and whether or not the dealer has to “hit” in certain situations.
VIDEO BLACKJACK is available in-home, and in casinos. This is a much more private way to learn and enjoy the game if you are a bit shy about initially exposing yourself to a live table game in your favorite casino. An important bit of advice: practice, practice, practice! Enhance your good fortune with some well-made decisions and you can come out a winner!