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Blackjack Rules: How to Play Blackjack

Blackjack is one of the most popular casino games available, if not the most popular game. Blackjack is also not that difficult to learn, even though there are other casino games, like baccarat or roulette, which are easier to learn. Below, we explain to you the basic rules of Blackjack. Should you already know these rules, read our blackjack strategy article for more information on how to minimize the edge of the casino when playing blackjack.

When playing Blackjack, the player has to try to get closer to 21 than the dealer, without going over 21. This means that you are only playing against the dealer, not against other players on the table. To calculate the hand values, cards will have the following values in Blackjack: Aces count either 11 or 1; King, Queen, Jack and 10 all count 10 and the other cards all count at face value (9 as 9, 3 as 3, etc).