ULTIMATE GUIDE TO JACK
By Henry Tamburin Ph.D
Dec 27, 2020
HOW TO PLAY BLACKJACK
All cards count their face value in blackjack. Picture cards count as 10 and the ace can count as either 1 or 11. Card suits have no meaning in blackjack. The total of any hand is the sum of the card values in the hand
Blackjack starts with players making bets.
Dealer deals 2 cards to the players and two to himself
THE OBJECTIVE OF BLACKJACK IS TO BEAT THE DEALER’S HAND BY EITHER
Having a total that exceeds the dealer’s total
By not going over 21 when the dealer does.
BLACKJACK CARD VALUES
When a player or dealer’s hand exceeds a total of 21, this is known as busting and sometimes the term “break” is used.
HARD VS SOFT HAND
Any hand that either does not contain an ace, of if it does, counts the ace as 1, is
Any hand that contains an ace that counts as 11 is known as a
BLACKJACK BETTING RULES
Blackjack is played on a semi-circular table covered with a felt cloth that usually seats up to a maximum of 7 players. There will be circle, or sometimes a square box, known as the betting spot, in front of each player in which the wager, using casino chips, is placed.
BLACKJACK CHIP VALUE
In most casinos, a white chip usually signifies $1 denomination, red is $5, green is $25, black is $100, purple is $500, and orange is $1,000.
NUMBER OF DECKS OF CARDS
if a table has a minimum bet of $25 you are not allowed to say bet a red ($5) chip; your minimum bet must be $25. So before you sit down to play, be sure to check the betting limits posted on the table.
BLACKJACK PLAYING OPTIONS
HITTING RULES PAIR SPLITTING RULES STANDING RULES DOUBLING DOWN RULES SURRENDER RULES