and good luck!
- Beat the
dealer by drawing cards (called a "Hit") to total as close to 21 as
possible without going over (called a "Bust").
- When you
are happy with your hand, press "Stand" to tell the dealer to move to
the next player or play his hand.
- A Blackjack
(Ace and a Ten or Face Card) automatically wins and pays 3-2, except
when the dealer draws a Blackjack (see below).
automatically wins with a Blackjack (unless you were dealt a Blackjack,
which is a "push" or tie).
- If the
dealer shows an ace (potential Blackjack), you can buy insurance for
1/2 of your bet. Then, if the dealer draws a blackjack, you do not lose
your bet, only the fee.
- When you
are dealt two cards of equal value (face cards all count as 10), you
may "Split" into two hands by matching your bet.
- You can
Double your bet (when you draw a total of 9, 10 or 11) and get one more
- Bets and
"upgrades" are automatically deducted from your bank.
- The dealer
shuffles the deck when it is 3/4 depleted. The status of the dealer's
"shoe" is displayed at the top of the play screen.
hands, you may change seats using the pull down menu, "Pass" (by betting
"0"), or "Bump" your bet (up to $5000) by pressing the "Bet" button.
- To start
each game, one of the players must press "Deal."
- You may
leave the table at any time by pressing "Quit."
- Chat with
other players using the box in the lower right corner.