Rules of Blackjack Game

There has been a common misconception about the objective of the blackjack game. Most gamblers who really doesn't know anything about the game says that to win the game you must get as close as you can to 21. However, this is really not the real deal although it is part of the basic rule of the game.

The actual objective here is to really beat the dealer. Players would wastes their energy of thinking how to get really close to 21 which are most of the time going near to a total disaster. Most often 14,15,16 and 17 will just win fine. But then there are times when all you have to do is just take your stand and watch the dealer make the bust.

First and foremost, it is very important for a player to know the number of the decks that the game plays. The blackjack game could be played using one, two, three or eight decks. The single deck blackjack has come to its end and it is already a good history of the past.

Most blackjack games are being dealt from a shoe, this means they make use of 4 deck or 8 decks. Today there are still a lot of double deck games scattered around all over the globe. Of you want to play online, it is vital that you ask how many decks are being used in the game.

The game will commence as soon as the dealer deals two cards going clockwise beginning from the first person on his left. Only one card is being dealt to a player in a single time. At this point, the dealer will show one card which is faced up. When the dealing is already complete, the player on the left side of the dealer will be the first one to act.

In a blackjack game, the dealer will be that last one to act which gives the casino an edge. If you are new to the game, just imagine the dealer having a 7,8 or 10 below that up-card. When you already get used to the game, then it is time for you to move on to advanced techniques. When the turn falls down to you, you will have few options. You can do a hit which means that you would request for another card. You can also stand where in you just stay with you card and pass. You could also double down, this is done by doubling the bet and taking one final card.