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How to Play Blackjack:


Blackjack is one of the oldest and most played cards game in the casinos all over the world. One of the main reasons of popularity of the blackjack game is its simple rules. In order to increase one’s chances to win the game he needs to learn some basic skills and effective strategies that include: counting of cards, timing of placing bets, number of bets, and much more.

Blackjack is played with one, two, four or six decks of cards. The dealer deals the cards as the player chooses the number of decks. There are also machines known as shoe, used in different casinos that deal out the cards other then the dealer. If the dealer deals out the cards then the cards dealt face down, whereas if it’s being done by the machine then it is faced up, but the player is not allowed to touch the cards.

As per the name of the game, blackjack the card called jack has to make the call to start the game. The total value of cards with the player shouldn’t exceed the value of twenty one in order to remain in the game. If the total value of cards crosses the limit of twenty one then the player is bust. Whether the game is played by a single person or a group of people with multiple decks of cards, the rules of the blackjack game remains almost the same.

In casinos there is a special semicircular shaped table reserved for the blackjack players. As per the seating design every player has to make their bets to start with the game. The chips within the table circle are only allowed to bet and one’s not within the circle are not acceptable as the bet for the blackjack game. Therefore, players needed to be careful while placing their chips as if they are winning and even by mistake two of their chips are outside the circle, they can loose the game. Hence, blackjack is a game of chances.