How To Play Face Up Blackjack Correctly
In the normal version of the game, the dealer has one of the cards face down until the showdown, so you do not know how many points he has collected. What is face- to- face blackjack ? This is when you see both dealer cards at once. This rule greatly increases your chances of winning. As a result, the possible winnings are usually less. In the event of a tie, the dealer is declared the winner.
How to play face-to-face blackjack
- The dealer deals alternately 2 cards to himself and to the player.
- When a player thinks that he needs additional cards, he can request them one by one.
- The dealer takes cards for himself until he has less than 17 points in his hands.
- Participants reveal their cards.
- The winner is the one with the total more points, but less than 22.
Points values: cards (jack, king, queen) – 10, from two to ten – according to the face value (2 – 10), ace – 1 or 11 (depending on the second card).
How to play face-up blackjack correctly
The game involves 6 full decks, of which one is formed, with the size of 312 cards. It is placed in the dispensing shoe, and then trimmed with a dividing card.
If, after the deal, one of the participants of the party has an ace and a card with ten eyes, then this situation is called “blackjack”. The appearance of this combination at the dealer immediately stops the game. When a player hits blackjack , it pays 1 to 1. Insurance is not accepted. If the casino employee and the player get blackjack at the same time, the latter is still paid the winnings.
Open blackjack, features of the game
It often happens that after the initial hand the dealer has 17 points or a little more. In such a situation, he will definitely not take cards further, and you can safely take as many more as you need.
It is also worth noting that if the player has blackjack, but the dealer does not have it, then the move is passed to the player. You can double your bet only if you have 2 cards in your hand. But you can’t raise on a soft pair with an ace.
When there are two equal cards on the box, the player can split the pair into 2 hands, and then the game continues according to exactly the same rules as in one-deck blackjack. But the croupier’s move is passed after the game ends on all boxes.