If you play the game of Blackjack online you will discover that it is very similar to playing Blackjack in a conventional casino. The method of playing Blackjack online too is almost the same as that of land-based casino. However, online Blackjack playing can be advantageous in more ways than one.
When you play any games of Blackjack online you will find one dealer generally amongst players numbering 1 and 5. Prior to the beginning of the deal by the dealer, the players are required to lay down their bets on the Blackjack table. Depending on the table you select for playing Blackjack, your “minimum” wager can be even of one dollar whereas the “limit” of your wager can be as high as five hundred dollars.
You can bet with the various chip denominations that are available. The game starts only after all the players have laid their chips and chosen the option of “Deal”. Remember that you cannot alter the wagers once the game has started. But the players can raise the sum of their wager by making use of the options like, “Split”, “Double Down” as well as “Insurance”.
Every player of Blackjack online contests one-on-one along with the Blackjack Dealer. The aim is to be able to get a hand totaling 21 or to defeat the hand of the Dealer by coming nearer to 21 that the Dealer with no “Bursting”. If your first 2 cards happen to be an ace along with say a 10 or some different face card then, you have obtained “Blackjack” also referred to as “natural” 21. This will fetch you one and a half times your actual bet.
Remember that a Blackjack will always defeat a hand summing 21. However, it needs more cards than the first two to beat such a hand. The face card in Blackjack is reckoned as 10, whereas the counting of cards from 2 to 10 is done as per their respective face values. The counting of aces can be done as 1s or as 11’s .The ace of the Dealer is always counted as an 11.
The deal opens in Blackjack by giving two cards to every player. A player can get many cards if he wants by “hitting” and they also have the option to get no cards anymore by opting to “stand”. If amid a player and the dealer there is a tie then, “push” is the name given to that hand and the wager is kept by the player.