Clicking on the deal button after placing a bet starts a new game.
Clicking on the hit button will deal
the player an additional card.
Clicking on the stand button will
keep the player’s hand at its current value.
If the player’s first two cards are of the same value (i.e.
or Q, K) he may split them into 2 separate hands, placing a second
wager of equal value. The player then proceeds to draw cards
usual, with these exceptions:
If a player splits
two aces, he
receives only one additional card for each hand. A hand
21 after splitting aces is considered 21, not Blackjack.
When a player has been dealt two
cards and believes that a third card will give him a position to beat
the dealer’s hand, he can
“double.” His wager
is doubled, and he is allowed to hit and receive just one additional
Insurance gives the player a chance
to protect himself when he believes the dealer might have
Blackjack. If the dealer’s first card is an ace, he
considered to have a fair chance of getting Blackjack. If the
player believes the dealer’s hole card (face down) value is
the player may purchase insurance against dealer Blackjack at the price
of half their initial bet. If the dealer does have Blackjack,
insurance pays 2 to 1, which corresponds to the amount of the initial
bet. If the player has bought insurance and the dealer does
have Blackjack, the player loses his insurance. The
player’s initial bet is then settled by comparing his cards
the dealer’s. If the dealer and the player both
Blackjack, the game results in a push.
Bet - the
Player may make any wager desired within the posted table limits.
Deal - the
Player gets two cards face up and the Dealer gets two cards.
– is achieved when first two cards total 21.
Blackjack beats a score of 21 consisting of 3 or more cards.
– is achieved when
total value of cards for either the Dealer or the Player exceeds 21
resulting in a loss of the wager.
– is achieved when
the value of the Dealer’s cards (from 17 to 21) and the
Player’s cards are equal resulting in neither winning except
Face Up 21(please see specific Face Up 21 rules). It also results in
the return of the Player’s wager.
– Player desires another card to be dealt.
– Player desires to keep hand dealt
– Player desires hand to be split two cards into separate
– Player desires to double bet and receive another card.