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Blackjack Basic Rules

Blackjack is not an anyhow game that has no rule. It has some rules that you have to apply in order to play the game profitable. These rules are not difficult to learn and this is what differentiates blackjack from other games. You can get some of these rules in the internet.

Blackjack rules are not many and you can easily master them. This is where the beauty of the rules lies. The application of these rules is simply and when properly applied you will make more gain by playing blackjack. The rules make it possible for you to play the game quickly and be able to calculate the odds. With the rule you will increase you winning, though they may be small but not so small. The losses are also reduced as you apply these rules.


While playing blackjack, your target will be to overcome the house. This can only be achieved, if you possess a stronger hand than that of the dealer. Your hand will not go over 21.

You must know the following rules that explain the meaning of going over 21 in blackjack.

  • The rank or the score of any card within the range of two to ten is the same.
  • Jack, King and Queen are known as face cards and they give 10 points.
  • The value of aces can be 1 or 11 points. There are some situations that determine this.

The blackjack rules to know

  1. The first rule in blackjack is that all players must place their stake before the game starts. The dealer will then deal the cards out of the long box known as shoe to each of the players. But he has to face the cards up while his own card will be faced down. He will deal the second card to each player following the same process.
  2. The second rule in blackjack is all about the decision of the player. In blackjack, a player is permitted to take another card from the shoe if he is not satisfied with the two cards dealt to him by the dealer. He can also decide to make due with the two initial cards given to him.

The game will continue until a player stands. When a player's cards number is more than 21, the game is over and the player has lost his wagering money.

There are some betting options available to player which a player has to master in order to play blackjack profitably. Each casino has its own rule and this will determine the betting options.

They are:

  • Insurance
  • Even Money
  • Splitting of duos.
  • Double down

You need o master all these rules before you can play blackjack profitably

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Blackjack Bankroll

The fact that you have to understand is that sometimes you will lose in the game. So, you will need money in your bankroll to continue playing and good strategy. To make your money stay longer at your account and multilpy, you need to learn some rules.

Blackjack Odds

The house advantage in blackjack is 0.5% especially when you apply the basic blackjack strategy. A typical example of blackjack games with such a house advantage is blackjack with multiple card decks.

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