Blackjack description

Blackjack is a famous card game, which is also known as Twenty-one. In spite of such games as roulette or slots, gaming process require understanding and knowledge. It is played with 6 or 8 decks of 52 cards each. The number of players depends on the betting boxes drawn on the playing table. The value of cards is as following: faced cards and 10 have 10 points, ace has either 1 or 11 points, all other cards from 1 to 9 are of their nominal value.

The quantity of bets varies from 5 to 1000$, depending on the table. Basically Blackjack is a combination of an ace and 10. It is the highest combination that dominates over all other combinations that have 21 point.

How to win at Blackjack

Before starting this game, player should know its main rules and betting strategies. Major goal of Blackjack is to collect total number of points that will equal to 21. Players make their bets on occupied boxes. Dealer passes cards, one to himself two to players by turns. Player's object the same as dealer's one is to collect winning number of points, by taking more cards. In comparison with dealer, players have some additional options such as double bet in case when two cards seem to be winning, split two cards of the same value into two hands, to quit the game (surrender) or insure himself from possible dealer's blackjack.

Basic Blackjack strategies are based on card counting. As for example, Labouchere blackjack betting strategy is founded on negative progression. It works this way: player write some sequence of numbers and make a bet on the sum of the first and the last number. Paroli blackjack betting strategy is based on positive progression. Betting begins from one unit, when player wins, his next bet will be winnings plus one more unit. There is also Parlay, Martingale, 1-3-2-6 betting strategy.

As practice shows, theoretically all strategies mentioned above should lead to win, however in most cases neither strategies nor skills leave much to be desired.