Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Blackjack Game Strategy | Online Sports Betting


Introduction:

Casino Blackjack Game is also known as Twenty-one or Vingt-et-un. It is the most popular casino banking game throughout the world. And it is nothing but comparing card game between the player and dealer and it is commonly played with one, two, four, six or eight decks of cards.
Some casino’s uses continuous shuffling machine during the game. Coming to single and double deck games dealer holds the cards and deals with them. But in multi-deck games cards are dealt out of a tray like box those are called as shoe. 


Blackjack internationally plays with 52-card deck without jokers. Number of decks differs from one casino to other but there can be anything from two to eight decks in a shoe. Re-shuffling frequency also varies from one to other, and this also depends on the number of decks used. Frequent re-shuffling is another way to decrease the value of card counting.

Casino Blackjack is played on a specially designed table. There will be permanent dealer employed by the casinos and room is filled with eight simultaneous players who play against dealer. Each player has his own designated playing area in front of him in which cards are placed and bets are made.

Betting limits should be clearly mentioned on a blackjack table. Generally some important rules must be followed such as "Blackjack pays 3 to 2", "Dealer must draw on 16 and stand on all 17's" those are printed on the blackjack table.

To play blackjack you must have chips to bet on, those are sold by the dealer directly. When there is a break in the action, you can simply put the cash on the table and dealer will change it as playing chips for an equal value.
The standard denominations for casino chips are:
  • white chips = $1
  • red chips = $5
  • green chips = $25
  • black chips = $100
Betting on Blackjack: 

Each and every player will Bet Online Blackjack and have their circle or box to place their bets in blackjack table. There will be always minimum and maximum bet for the table. Maximum bet will be ten to twenty times the minimum bet, means table contains $5 minimum  and $50 to $100 maximum. Before the deal only player will decide how much to bet on hand.

Betting Strategies:
  • Lose - The player's bet will be taken by the dealer.
  • Win - The player wins the amount as much as he bet during the game. For Example if you bet $10, you will win $10 from the dealer plus original bet amount.
  • Blackjack (natural) – The player will win 1.5 times the bet.
  • Push – It is draw. The player keeps his bet, neither winning nor losing money.
Betting options in Blackjack:

Insurance:

When the dealer faces ace card, each and every player will get the chance to bet on the dealer whether it is blackjack or not. This is done only before any other player actions.

Surrender:

If you have a bad hand compared to the dealer, you can give up and lose only half the betted money.

Splitting:          

If you get two starting cards of the same face value, you have option to split the hand in to two. These are allowed only when the first two cards are of equal value.

Doubling Down:

You can double down for any amount up to the original bet amount. You can select any hand to double down, but some casinos require an opening hand worth 11, 10 or 9. And when you choose to double down, you will get only one more card from the dealer.

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