Blackjack introduction

French card game Vingt et Un appeared in the 17th century in France and gave the origin to the famous today card game Blackjack. Vingt et Un was a little different: first of all, only dealer was allowed to double bets, secondly, bets should be made after each round. Name Blackjack is a combined value of two cards Ace and 10th. Nowadays, it is possible play Blackjack not only in live casinos, but also through the internet in online ones. You can either play this game through the web browser or download it. Playing Blackjack no download sites is more convenient for everyone.

Today, Blackjack has several variants such as Pontoon, Vegas Strip Blackjack, Perfect Pairs Blackjack etc. and is one of the casino games with the lowest house edge. In comparison to other games such as Roulette or Craps, for example, Blackjack has strategies that are founded on the card counting and allow gamblers to gain a victory for sure.

Basic Rules and Card Values

Blackjack is played by many people that are bounded with "betting areas" on the playing table. Bets are different from table to table.

The rules of Blackjack are quite simple: you should gather combination of card which values will be no more than 21 point. Dealer's ultimate aim is to collect 17 point. He passes 2 cards to the players and one to himself. All participants start to improve their combinations by taking additional cards.

  • Aces according to the gambler's wish may be valued either at 1 point or at 11
  • Face cards (King, Jack, Queen), which are also called 10th have 10 points
  • All other cards are valued due to their rank.

Strategy Intro

Card counting is a basic means to the Blackjack beating. There are many card counting systems such as Ko Count, Hi-Lo, Hi Opt 1 count, Hi Opt 2 count etc. All of them estimate particular mathematical calculations which will help you to win this game. By the way, in comparison to other games, those who practiced a lot by applying strategies achieved perfect results. Win in Blackjack is a matter of skills and practice with a little speck of luck.

You may find more information regarding Blackjack strategies and counting methods by reading especially devoted articles of our site.

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