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If table is full, it signifies an already commenced game. You ask for chips to play game and make a bet, which should match at least minimum bet for game. Its at player’s discretion to decide if he wants to with big or small bets and table accordingly. The dealer deals each player a card face up. The final card that dealer receives is face down and is known as ‘hole card’. Then each player is given a face up card as his second card. The value of this second card is measure to decide whether to take further cards or not. After all players complete their hands ultimately dealer selects dealer card for completing dealer’s hand.
The winner- The person who is crowned as winner is one who has a higher total than dealer without braking 21. In other words, he comes closest to 21 without exceeding or lagging behind too much. The stand off situation is that when player and dealer have same total and so there is no winner and so no loser.
When you bet, keep this strategy in mind that you have to get 21 on your first two cards. There are various pay off ratios like 2:3 etc. at different casinos. Similarly there are other features attached to betting process like ‘insurance’ etc. It is advisable to have a prior knowledge of rules of game and its betting strategies.
Move into and explore world of Blackjack…only as game for fun and not as an addiction.
Mansi gupta writes about blackjack topics.