ULTIMATE GUIDE TO            JACK

By Henry Tamburin Ph.D

Dec 27, 2020

BLACK

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

BLACKJACK RULES

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.

OR

BLACKJACK CARD VALUES

BLACKJACK BUSTING

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

Hard Hand.

Soft Hand.

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