Blackjack must surely be the most familiar card game for most people. The idea is to try and get to 21 without going over. The dealer (or the software if you’re not playing live blackjack) also tries to get to 21, so the idea is to beat them if you can.
While you could go to a casino to play blackjack, most people aren’t keen on doing this. To be fair, most people live nowhere near a casino anyway, so that isn’t an option. Most people would also be likely to want a more casual game rather than dressing up for a casino.
This leads to online blackjack as an option, so it is no wonder the game has become popular to play in this way. The game works just as you would expect it to, and you can read the rules for blackjack before you start. This is always advisable, especially as there are several versions of blackjack you can try. They are all similar, but there are a few variations. You might find you like one better than another.
Most online blackjack versions have a demo or practice mode you can choose. This is our recommended option if you haven’t played the game before or you are simply not keen on betting real money. Some casinos require you to sign up for free before playing any of their demos, whereas others let you play without an account. Just remember that even if an account is required, you won’t need to deposit anything.
The game is usually quite simple to get used to. You choose a coin to wager on the hand you are about to play. You’ve then got to look at your cards and decide whether to stick with what you have or ask for another card. Don’t go bust though – that’s the term for getting a total of 22 or more. That would mean the dealer has won.
If you are curious about playing online card games, blackjack is certainly the best and easiest one to get to grips with. Plenty of online casinos offer it, so why not find a demo or two to try today?