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How to Play Electronic BlackJack

BlackJack, also known as 21, is a popular casino card game in which players compare their hand of cards with that of the dealer. To win at Blackjack, a player must create a hand with a higher total than that of the dealer, but without going over 21.

At the beginning of each game, players must place their bets in the betting box in front of the position they sit at the table. After the bets are placed, each player is dealt two cards face-up. The dealer receives one card face-up and the dealer’s hand is completed once all players have finished drawing cards. This is known as English Style.

Determining your hand’s value is simple: face cards (Kings, Queens and Jacks) have a value of 10. Numbered cards are worth their face value, and Aces count as either 1 or 11.

If your first two cards total 21, you win because you have a Blackjack which pays 3 to 2 on your bet. If the dealer also has a Blackjack, you would Push (tie).

On your turn, you must choose whether to Hit (to take a card), or Stand (end your turn) in order to create a hand totalling as close to 21 as possible, without Busting (exceeding 21).

If the dealer exceeds 21, all players who have 21 or less win. Otherwise the dealer’s point total is compared to each player’s. All winning bets are paid even money (one to one).

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Royal Match 21© is an optional side bet for blackjack that considers the first two cards you receive. If your first two cards are the same suit or a Royal Match (a king and queen in suit), you win according to the posted paytable.

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How to play

  • Place wager using the bet buttons
  • Beat the dealer by getting closer to 21 without going over (Face cards have a value of ten).
  • Dealers deals each player two cards
  • Dealer takes one card and places face up Select/Press HIT to receive another card of STAND to end turn
  • Dealer takes second card
  • If Dealer has blackjack (21 with two cards) and player does not, player loses initial bet. All other bets, except insurance are returned (split and/or double down)
  • If dealer has blackjack the insurance bet is paid as normal and the surrender is not counted
  • If dealer does not have blackjack the insurance bet is collected as normal and the surrender is paid as normal
  • Dealer stands on hands of hard 17 or higher, hits on hands of 16 or lower. See screen for “Soft 17” rules (“Soft hand contains an Ace, used as “1”or “11”
  • Players beating the dealer are paid
  • If the dealer’s first card is an ace INSURANCE is offered, betting the dealer has blackjack. If the dealer has blackjack, the player is paid

Bet Royal Match Bet (Bet 1 Bonus) for a chance to win increased amounts based on player’s first two cards. Malfunctions void all pays and plays.

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