BLACKJACK

WHAT IS BLACKJACK?

Blackjack or “Twenty-One”, is an extremely popular card game that pits the players at the card table against the dealer. The players at the table are not competing against each other, but the decisions that each player makes can have positive or negative effects on the entire hand. Blackjack is currently the most widely played casino game in the world.

The player can beat the dealer and win money in one of the following ways:

  • Get 21 points or higher on the player’s first two cards (which is known as a “Blackjack” or “natural Blackjack”) without the dealer also getting a Blackjack
  • Get a final score that is higher than the dealer’s hand without exceeding 21 points
  • Let the dealer “bust” by drawing cards until their hand exceeds 21 points

Players are dealt two cards, and can choose to continue drawing or “stay” depending on their preference and risk. If they hit 21, have a higher hand than the dealer, or wait for the dealer to “bust”, every player with a valid hand wins. Players who “bust” themselves, do not collect any winnings.

 

TYPES OF BLACKJACK GAMES AVAILABLE ONLINE

While the exact range of games you can enjoy will depend on the casino, most operators will still offer some or all of the following popular types of Blackjack:

  • Single-deck Blackjack – The classic single-deck game with 3:2 payouts.
  • Multi-Hand Blackjack – Play anywhere from 3-5 hands at time and bet on each hand individually.
  • Blackjack Switch – The modern take on the game where you play two hands at a time and are allowed to switch the top cards between them.
  • Vegas Strip Blackjack – A 4+ deck game with Las Vegas rules.
  • Double Exposure Blackjack – A variant where the dealer’s cards are all exposed.
  • Spanish Blackjack – The popular variant played with 10 cards removed from the decks, as popularised in land-based casino.
  • Live Blackjack – Different variants of the game dealt by a real human dealer and streamed from a real studio.

 

FINDING A BLACKJACK UK CASINO

When picking an online casino for Blackjack, the most important factors that you should consider are security, safety, and fairness. Holding a license from a reputed licensing authority like the UK Gambling Commission or the Malta Gaming Authority is a must, and using SSL security encryption is also critical.

Along with the two considerations mentioned above, you should also consider whether the casino has any certificates for their Random Number Generator (RNG), i.e. the software that produces the randomness in virtual casino games, as well as the terms and conditions of the operator itself. Having fair withdrawal, account, and bonus rules is one way of assuring yourself that you’ll have an enjoyable experience online.

And the last piece of the puzzle is the games the casino offers. Whether it’s live dealer games you’re after or virtual Blackjack variants, you want to make sure you have enough variety to suit your playing needs. That’s why so many other players trust Ultimate Casino GameLab for the fun and fair gameplay that they are looking for. Come play Blackjack with us today, and find out why we are the preferred choice for online Blackjack players.

 

 

 

 

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