Blackjack rules: object, card values and options

Blackjack enjoys the reputation of being one of the most famous card games in the world.

Knowledge of the online blackjack rules and of the basic game's strategy can help the player gain the upper hand and best casino bonus.

Rules of the Game

The aim in this game is to get closer to 21 points without exceeding 21 points.

1. The following cards: King, Queen and Jack equal 10 points.

2. There are two possible ways of counting Aces: either as 1 point or 11 points.

3. Other cards are counted in accordance with their face value.

During the game the player competes against the dealer. If either the player or the dealer exceeds 21 points than it is called "bust" and the player or the dealer loses the hand.

The best way to start this game with is to get a face card (open) and an ace, this combination of cards is called blackjack because the sum of points equals 21.

In accordance with online blackjack rules after cards distribution to the player, the player is allowed to request another card until the player scores 21 points. It should be mentioned that while playing online blackjack the rules for the dealer are the same as for the player.

In online blackjack the players have an opportunity to get a free blackjack bonus. The player can spend his (her) free blackjack online credit to play usual game, besides the player can take chances in blackjack slots.

Double Down

When the player sees his both cards s/he can double his (her) bet. In case the player decides to double down he has the right to take just one card more. If the player has 9, 10 or 11 and if he (she) receives a face card, the player obtains a good cards combination (the so called strong hand).

Splitting

In accordance with online blackjack rules in case the player has a pair of equal cards, s/he is allowed to separate these cards and to play separate hands.

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