The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Blackjack
Blackjack is a common casino game. It is very popular as well. However, a lot of people have a lot of questions regarding the game. Given below are the most frequently asked questions about blackjack.
What is the object of the game?
In blackjack you have to beat the dealer, which is the main object of the game. If there are multiple players on the same table then you should have highest score and it should be higher than the dealer. Your score must not exceed 21 points, as the best score is 21.
How is the game played?
First the player places the wager at the center of the table. Then the dealer deals 2 cards face up to the player and keeps two for himself, one face up and another facing down. For jacks, kings and queens the value is 10 each. What is the value of an Ace is a common question when people are discussing about blackjack. Well, Aces are counted as 1 or 11, depending on the player’s choice. And the remaining cards are counted on face value.
Who wins Blackjack?
If the first two cards has a value totaling 21, i.e., an ace and a king, queen or jack, then the player has blackjack. The player gets 1.5 times the wagered amount. The player, who does not have blackjack, can continue the game to get a total of 21 or closer.
What are the terminologies used in blackjack?
The most common terminologies used in blackjack are:
Hit: An additional card is taken.
Stay: Not taking any additional cards.
Split: If the player matches the wager then he/she separates first two cards in each hand. The cards should have same value.