Blackjack is one of the most popular card games at any casino, online or land based. You can always find tables full of players all looking to win and play their favorite game at the same time. It is relatively easy to learn, but requires you to remember a few different strategies in order to really take advantage of the game.
Learning The Goal
You have two goals in this game. The first goal is to beat your dealer. You are not playing against the other people at the table, you are playing against the dealer and so is everyone else. The second goal is to do this without going over twenty-one. Too often players believe that they must get as close as possible to twenty-one in order to win. No, you must beat your dealer and do it without “busting”, which is going over twenty-one.
Learning The Play
Once you learn the goals, you must learn the play. The dealer deals cards to each person and themselves, two cards to begin with, generally one up and one down. The play starts at the dealers left and continues on with everyone, ending with the dealer. Play is done in full. In other words, the first person plays until they either bust or stand and then play moves on to the next person, in turn this way until it’s the dealers turn to bust or stand.
Values of The Cards
In playing blackjack, …