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- Download PokerStars and create an account, if you haven’t already done so. Existing PokerStars players are also eligible
- Click the Casino tab in the main PokerStars lobby, and then select the Blackjack tab
- Find the game of your choice
- Click ‘Play Now’
Blackjack games available to play right now
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The evolution of Blackjack has seen the game take many forms. With different Blackjack variations from America and Europe dominating the many variants we now know today. The main difference between each variant is the number of decks used in the game. Other smaller differences include betting types and allowances on splits dealer limitations.
The original variation of Blackjack played using eight 52-card decks where the dealer doesn’t receive a hole card and must hit on Soft 17 (a hand featuring an ace that totals either seven or 17).
Played with six 52-card decks. The dealer does not receive a hole card and must hit on a Soft 17 (a hand featuring an ace that totals either seven or 17). Only if you’re willing to stand can you double your initial bet after being dealt your additional card.
Played using two 52-card decks, the dealer will receive one hole card and must check if the hole card is an ace or ten-value card and must stand on a Soft 17.
Just like Classic Blackjack except the game is played using two 52-card decks. The dealer doesn’t receive a hole card and must hit on Soft 17.
Double down on a two-card hand if you’re committed to stand. Premium Blackjack is played with four 52-card decks where the dealer doesn’t receive a hole card and must stand on a Soft 17.
Premium Atlantic City Blackjack
Played with four 52-card decks, the dealer receives a hole card and must automatically check for Blackjack if their open card is an ace or ten-value card. Dealers must stand on Soft 17.
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Card Values and Basic Strategy (Hard & Soft Hands)
In Blackjack all card values are as you would understand them in general. Cards 2-10 are of value two to ten. Jack, queen and king are of value ten, and ace is valued at one or eleven.
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