Blackjack for Beginners

In blackjack, the game’s objective is to get close to the sum of the cards as possible to 21 without going over. Who between the player and the dealer you are closest wins the hand.


Value of cards


A blackjack is played with a deck size from 1 to 8 decks of French cards. Each card from 2 to 10 is the value indicated by the card, all face cards are worth 10, Aces are worth either 1 or 11. There is no difference in value between the different seeds. Getting an Ace and a card whose value is 10 (and then 10, J, Q, K) becomes “Blackjack”.


Blackjack Rules


The game is a challenge between players and bench. First, do you bet, usually free except for a possible upper limit. You can often do more episodes at once. If you win, the player will receive the same bet.


No more bets, the dealer deals clockwise and discoveries, one card to each player and then himself. After the first round, makes a second handing a card to the players, always discovering. Only if the same delivery covered. If any player makes Blackjack (an ace plus a value card 10), the dealer shall immediately rewarding. Usually with the normal rules blackjack is paid at least 1.5 times the bet, if not more.


This means that if for example the game in a casino where blackjack is paid 1.5 times your bet and I bet € 10, if I receive another 15 blackjack of winning and not € 10.After delivery of the cards and the winning blackjack, the dealer turns to a player after another asking if he wants another card or not.


The player can decide if you asked:


- Call (“hit” or “paper”)


- Or not (“rest” or “stand”) paper.



To understand and play their best at this stage of the game makes it worth reading the basic strategy for blackjack.

Blackjack for Beginners

This is repeated until the player:


- Is close to 21 points (perhaps making them) and decides to stay

- Or more than 21 points and bust (busted).


If the player busts, the dealer will collect cards and bet and the next player. If the player stands, the dealer leaves cards on the table and bet and the next player.


Finished all the players (and if at least one has busted and is still in play), the dealer reveals his hole card and start playing but having to undergo two obligations dictated by the rules of blackjack:


- If you have up to 16 points, must necessarily calling card;

- With at least 17 is forced to stay and could not call other cards even if it sees that there are players at the table and beat him.

Finished playing, the dealer compares his point with that of the players:

- Withdraw the stakes of those who had less points;

- Returns the stake who did the same score;


- Who pays achieved a higher score. If both the dealer to bust, will pay all players remaining in the game.