Play Blackjack Online

Blackjack is one of the most popular card games with a history that dates back hundreds of years to Europe. The rules are simple and optimum strategy makes the game popular amongst both casual and professional gamblers. By playing Blackjack online players have access to a large variety that allows them to choose the game that appeals to them most. Some of the most popular blackjack variations at Indio Casino include Pontoon, Lucky Blackjack, Perfect Blackjack and Progressive Blackjack and this is simply to name a few.

The benefits of playing Blackjack online are plenty; you have access to all other online casino games at any time of the day or the night. We have an excellent customer service team ready to assist you at any time of the day or night. You get to play for massive jackpots or you can play the game that suits your bankroll size. As a new player you get spoiled with a Welcome Bonus that’ll starts you off on a high note.

Blackjack comes with a rich history as it can be traced back to Europe where it most like originated from a game called Vingt-en-Un, which was played in France in the 17th Century. The rules of the game are quite similar to Blackjack with a few differences. Blackjack was brought to the US after the French Revolution and became an instant hit. Blackjack finally moves online when the first online casinos were launched in 1994. The game then became available to everyone in the world and now Blackjack fans can indulge in different variations of the game.

Cards And Table Games

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Blackjack

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21 Duel Blackjack

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American Blackjack

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Blackjack Scratch

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Blackjack Switch

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Blackjack Super 21

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Blackjack Surrender

Game Rules

The aim of online Blackjack is to create a hand value as close to 21 as possible. Each card has a value added to it. Two through to ten have their face value; an ace can be regarded as a 1 or an 11 depending on the value of the cards at hand. Since there are many different variations of Blackjack the rules tend to be a little different in each game.

Begin the game by placing your bet. You will then be dealt two cards face up and the dealer will get one card face up and one card face down. You will then have the chance to play your hand by selecting one of the following options:

Surrender

In some online blackjack games you have the opportunity to surrender your hand. In most cases you can only surrender when the dealer has checked for blackjack, this is known as a late surrender. In other cases you can surrender before which is referred to as an early blackjack.

Insurance

When the dealer’s face up card is an ace you can take out insurance against him having blackjack. If the dealer has Blackjack then you will score your insurance bet but lose your game bet.

Double down

You can choose to receive one more card and end your turn. This options is only available on the first two cards.

Split

When you have two cards of equal value you can choose to split your hand into two separate hands with separate bets. In many cases you can split after splitting. When you split two Aces you may be able to receive only one more card.

Hit

You can receive one more card. You can hit until you go bust or choose to stand.

Stand

When you choose to stand you will receive no more cards and end your turn.
When your turn has ended the dealer will play his hand. The dealer will be required to follow the house rules which requires of him to hit on 16 and stand on 17. The two hands will then be compared and you will be paid out for any wins you’ve received. There are a few ways you could win at blackjack:

Achieve Blackjack

Get closer to 21 than the dealer without going bust.

FAQ’s

Why is online blackjack so popular at Indio Casino?

Blackjack has been popular ever since it hit the land based casinos and since it moved over to the online world it has only grown in popularity. The game is made popular for its perfect blend of luck, skill and entertainment. It can be played 24/7 and it is suitable for players of all levels.

How is free blackjack online played?

Once you’ve registered with Indio Casino you can visit the lobby and choose the Play for Fun mode. You can load free credits and play as long as your heart desires.

When should I hit, stand or split in blackjack?

Read the Game Rules to understand what each decision means and entails, that way you can make a decision based on your strategy.

How do I become a better blackjack player?

Practice, practice and practice. You can also do some research on blackjack strategies and checkout what the professionals do. Blackjack is a game of skill, so the more you practice, the more you’ll improve.

What’s the easiest way to learn blackjack?

Checkout some of the online sources on the theory of blackjack, and start playing for free or real money at Indio Casino. Read the rules of the game take on the game confidently.

What is Blackjack?

Blackjack is a card game around a table against a dealer. You must collect cards with a face value of 21 or as near to 21 as possible without going over to win. The game is a comparing card game between you and the dealer; the cards of other players do not affect the outcome of your game.

Why is Blackjack called Blackjack?

It was originally known as Vingt-et-un and Twenty-one due to the objective of getting as close to 21 as possible. Casino owners wanted to attract more players which is why they offered special bonuses one of which was a 10:1 pay-out if the players hand had an ace of spades and a black jack. Ever since the name Blackjack just stuck even after the bonus offer was removed.

What is a soft 17?

A soft 17 is when the total face value of your blackjack cards equals a 17 where the Ace is counted as 11. A card that doesn’t have an ace counted as an 11 is considered to be a hard hand. The rule of thumb states that you should never hit a soft 17 if you do not intend to double down.

How does Blackjack differ from Roulette?

Roulette is a game of chance where players wager on the outcome of the roulette wheel being spun and Blackjack is a card game that requires skill for decent payouts.