Test your luck at BlackJack
Introduction to Top Blackjack
Blackjack is, without a doubt, one of most exciting and addictive card games in the world of online and offline casinos. It is also sometimes called Twenty-one, and has contributed to the reputation of famous gambling cities, like Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; or Atlantic City.
When you seat yourself at a Blackjack table, your goal is to beat the dealer. From a shoe, he deals you cards that will form your hand. Your hand must be superior to the dealer’s hand without surpassing 21. If you succeed, you beat the bank. A very accessible but also exceptionally rich game, Blackjack is not as simplistic as it seems. Different game options lend to the excitement. During a round, you may draw (Hit) one or more cards; Stand, if your hand suits you; Surrender, if you don’t think you can win; Double or Double Down your bet; separate (Split) a pair into two distinct hands; and take Insurance against a potential dealer Blackjack.
On our site, you will find a wealth of information about this card game, a classic among classics. Whether you are an expert or a beginner, you are bound to learn something, as full and rich as the universe of Blackjack is. Now, let’s take a closer look at the five sections of this website dedicated to Blackjack.
In addition, Casino’s website offers free games that you can use to apply the rules and methods you learn here.
In this first section, you will find the bare minimum of what you must know before beginning to play this game. We suggest that you also explore History of Blackjack, Rules of Blackjack, and different variations, like Blackjack Switch, Blackjack Royal Match, Blackjack Double Exposure, and Spanish 21. This is a base for beginning to play blackjack.
Tips and Tricks
Blackjack is a game that proves itself to be rather profitable with a high payout rate and a relatively weak house advantage. To increase your chances of winning, experts have developed techniques like Basic Strategy, some of which we will introduce to you.
Count the cards
There is an even more effective method for winning money than following Basic Strategy. This method is known as Card Counting. Developed by Edward O. Thorp in his book Beat the Dealer, this technique has proven itself to be very profitable. In this section, you will find a history of and an introduction to this strategy. We also suggest that you read about the response of casinos battling against card counting. We will also introduce you to the three most well-known card counting systems: HI-LOW count, KO count, and Hi-Opt I and II. And lastly, we will relate the story of the famous MIT Blackjack team that won a fortune counting cards.
In this fourth section, we offer a range of information about Blackjack. You will find an introduction to films that have put this game on the big screen, like Las Vegas 21 with Kevin Spacey and Laurence Fishburne, or Barry Lenvinson’s Rain Man with Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman. You will also learn Blackjack terminology.
Like all casino games that require strategy, Blackjack has inspired a lot of authors. In this section, we will introduce you to two particularly interesting books, Blackjack: Apprenez l’excellence by François Montmirel and Professional Blackjack by Stanford Wong.
Blackjack is a casino game that is very popular and simple to understand, but it is still essential to know the rules in order to play. To familiarize yourself with this game, we advise you to use free blackjack, which will allow you to practice, learn strategies, and apply the tips and tricks that we provide for you.
The last news
Cheating seems to be big right now with certain players. We frequently mention cases of cheating, like in this article and this one, notably. In the most recent case, a poker pro has just been arrested in the United States. At 62 years of age, Archie Karas was taken by surprise in the process of marking cards at a blackjack table.
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One Bruce Koloshi, age 54 and originally from New Jersey, has just been arrested for cheating in a casino. He used an ingenious technique based on invisible ink. Unfortunately for him, he made an error that could well cost him dearly.
An effective method
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