Playing Tips and Lessons in Blackjack

April 18th, 2011 by admin Leave a reply »

While it probably takes newcomers weeks to truly master the art and game of poker, learning how to play and win in blackjack only takes a few minutes of your time. This is indeed great news that some people will welcome hearing. If you’re interested in trying online gambling because it’s the nearest thing to visiting a casino – something you can’t afford to do right now for some reason or another – and yet you’re unwilling to risk more than you can afford, look no more. Blackjack is indeed the game that you should learn to play!

The Game of Blackjack

In contrast to the many and often overlapping rules of poker, there’s nothing about blackjack that should confuse you. In blackjack, what you see is what you get and there’s no need at all to practice bluffing because all you have to worry about is beating the dealer’s cards and in this case, it should be the dealer who must be good at bluffing.

The objective of the game is clear cut and simple – your cards must be equal to 21 and the player with cards of this value or one nearest to it (your cards must never total over 21 or that means you lose the game) wins. The moment your cards go over 21, it means you’ve busted and you have to turn over your cards – and your money – to the dealer.

How Do You Know How Much Your Cards Are Worth?

Again, it’s quite easy to know the value of your cards in blackjack. The face cards are equal to ten while the ace may be seen as one or eleven. If, for example, you manage to get a queen and an ace, do count the ace as an eleven right away so that you’d reach the winning total of 21.

How Much Should You Bet

Okay, you might be sick of hearing the word “easy” from me but I’ll repeat it all the same, this time in connection with betting rules – it’s very easy to understand the betting rules of black jack.

Before the dealer starts dealing cards, you’re obligated to place your bet on the designated space in the table first. Secondly, you are given the choice to take insurance or not if and when the dealer shows an ace. The insurance must not exceed one half of his bet. If the dealer ends up with a blackjack, you get your money back. But if he doesn’t, the money is his.

That’s it. Good luck.

Roger Wembley writes for http://www.casinogamblingstore.com. Stop by today for online poker reviews and online casino games.

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