Blackjack Basic Rules
We provide you the black rules as the game is played in an online internet casino. In short you will have blackjack when you are dealt with an Ace and a face card or a '10'. You don't have to do anything when you get a blackjack, you will be paid automatically.
In the Blackjack game you are competing
against a dealer (the house) along with other players (not all casinos support
multi-player blackjack!). You may always choose to play with others, or just you and the
Before the dealer deals the cards, the players place their bets by double clicking on either the $1 chip, $5 chip, $10 chip or the $50 chip to reach the desired bet. After deciding on the desired bet the player must click the "Continue" button to proceed with the hand. The round begins after all participants have done exactly the same.
Exception: In some casinos you will get paid 1.5 times immediately no matter what the dealer draws.
"Double Down": A player may select the Double Down option after being dealt two cards. The Double Down option automatically doubles the bet and automatically deals one card fase up. The player cannot draw any additional cards beyond the required one (which is automatically dealt). The player may double down on any first dealt two cards or after splitting a pair.
Exception: In some casinos you will only get the Double Down option when you are dealt 9, 10, or 11 points.
"Split": If the player is dealt two cards of the same denomination, he/she may split the cards into two hands and each separately. The split option automatically places additional bet equal to the original wager. Each is played independently, and the player may take as many hits as desired on each hand. In the case of split Aces, a player's blackjack is not possible and is considered as a regular 21. In this case, a dealer's blackjack wins, and a dealer's 21 becomes a "Push".
Exception: In some casinos you will only be able to get ONE extra card on each Ace after a split.
"Insurance": If the dealer shows an Ace, the player has the option of making an "Insurance Bet". This equals half the original bet, and ensures that the player will not lose his/her wager should the dealer be concealing a 10 or face card under his Ace. If in fact the dealer's down card is equal to 10, the player wins the Insurance bet at odds of 2-1. If the dealer's down card has a value of less than 10, the player loses the Insurance Bet and continues normally with the hand.
"Push": A Push refers to when the dealer and the player have the same count in their hands. In this event the play is a draw, and no one wins or loses.