A Guide to
Playing Black Jack in Online Casinos
There are so many
different games to play in online casinos and for the
inexperienced gambler black jack is a good card game to begin
with. The basics of black jack are relatively simple and the
real beauty of black jack is that it is the best game to play in
online casinos where the house edge can be lowered so much that
online casinos don't have that much of an advantage over the
If you think you don't know how to play black jack then think
again, the game has variants with different names such as
pontoon and twenty one, which you may have played before. They
are all basically the same game – the object of which is to
achieve a hand with a total of twenty one with out going 'bust'
(over twenty one).
Black jack is also a good game to play in the online casinos
because you are only playing against the dealer and not against
other players, so you stand a chance of winning even if another
player has a better hand than you.
When you want to begin playing black jack in online casinos,
practice first in the online casinos free mode. This will help
you become accustomed to the casino rules of the game as they
may vary slightly.
The terminology in black jack is easier to grasp than say craps
for instance and is as follows:
Hit – Take another card
Stand – Take no more cards
Split – Some online casinos allow two cards of equal value to be
split into two hands, but not all cards.
Doubling Down – The player doubles their wager and takes another
card, then stands.
Once all the players in the online casinos have played their
hand the dealer in the online casinos reveals theirs.
If the dealer has a black jack – a face card or a ten with an
ace – then they beat all other hands. If the online casinos
dealer and a player both have black jack it becomes a push and
the wager goes to the next game. If the dealer goes bust then
all the online casinos players who didn't go bust, win. If
nobody gets a black jack then the players who get closest to
twenty one (with out going over) win.
There are specific things to look out for when playing black
jack in online casinos. Find a dealer who uses a lower number of
decks to lower the house edge. Also it is a good idea to find a
good strategy table on the internet; this will help your playing
against the online casinos.
Black jack is one of the most popular games in online casinos
because once you have a grasp of the basics it is possible to
win money and on a fairly consistent basis. The rules are fairly
simple and the terminology is not difficult. Practice in the
free mode and you will soon become a black jack pro.