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Classic Blackjack: Play Online

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Make the most of playing the game of Blackjack in an online casino


Blackjack is a classic casino game requiring both strategy and skill. The history of the game is said to have its roots in pre-revolutionary France, when the game was given the simple name of ‘21’. The game’s popularity subsequently soared after its introduction to the nascent North American gambling industry. Casinos started to offer bonuses and promotions to attract new players, one of whichincluded a hand comprised of a black Jack and the Ace of spades. Thereafterthe game earned its title of blackjack. Today, an Ace and any card corresponding to a value of10 represent the blackjack.


Blackjack is usually played against a dealer. Each Blackjack gamestarts when a player places his/her initial bet.A player is dealt twoface-up cards, which are visible to the other players sat around the table. However the dealer only reveals one out of his/her two cards. The aim of the game is to defeat the hand the dealer is holding, without going above 21. Players have several options such as choosing whether to hit (choose another card), stand (keep what they have), and splitting (divide the pairs and place a subsequentbet which means takingone new card for each split card). After the bets have been confirmed, the dealers willshow his/her face down card. A player wins the game if the dealer is bust (i.e., surpassed the total of 21). If the player’s hand total is less than the dealer's hand total, the playerloses.


Due to the duel like quality of the game, Blackjack is a major draw in any casino. The mixture of skilfulness, strategy and of course luck required by the rules of the game is the perfect allure for players seeking to pit their wits against the dealer and shape the results of the games.


Author: Albert Denim


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