Online BlackJack

Online BlackJack offers many more versions and choices online than at land-based casinos.

It is difficult to gauge which casino game has the largest inventory of variations considering the numerous innovative game-makers and the software they produce. Suffice to say that about 100 versions of blackjack are presented online. Let's begin with the unique and varied versions of Blackjack online.

Game Makers & Versions
BlackJack Online

Besides a unique and varied selection of single blackjack versions online, there are also 2 other internet playing options: tournaments and live dealer action.

Microgaming wins the trophy for the most online blackjack game versions. Check out this partial list:

  • Atlantic City Blackjack
  • Bonus Blackjack Gold
  • Classic Blackjack Gold
  • Double Exposure Blackjack Gold
  • European Blackjack
  • Hi Lo 13 European Blackjack Gold
  • Multi-Hand Bonus Blackjack
  • Spanish Blackjack Gold
  • Super Fun 21 Blackjack Gold
  • Vegas Downtown Blackjack
  • Vegas Downtown Blackjack Gold
  • Vegas Downtown Blackjack Gold High Limit
  • Vegas Single Deck Blackjack
  • Vegas Single Deck Blackjack Gold
  • Vegas Strip Blackjack
  • Vegas Strip Blackjack Gold

Other game-makers that participate in the blackjack software competition are: Cryptologic, Net Entertainment, Playtech, Realtime Gaming and Rival Gaming.

Blackjack Strategy
Online Casino Games Guide

Find additional tips and strategy at gamerisms blackjack section. Additionally, to increase your knowledge and playing power, gamerisms provides 2 reports by gambling experts that are certain to provide you with a playing advantage online. They for EZ Strategy by Henry Tamburin and Frank Scoblete's Lucky 13 Strategy. Play On!

Online BlackJack Versions

Here are 4 examples of online Blackjack versions available. Click on one of their titles below to read more about it.

Blackjack Switch

  • Cards will be dealt face up.
  • Dealer must hit soft 17
  • Dealer will look for blackjack with an ace or ten up. If the dealer has a blackjack all player hands will immediately lose, except a player blackjack will push
  • Players must play 2 hands both with equal bets
  • Players are allowed to switch the second card from each of their hands to form a new hand
  • Player blackjack pays even money
  • Player may double after a split.
  • Player may re-split up to four hands.
  • If dealer's cards add up to 22, dealer will push against any player hand unless the player has blackjack

Blackjack FaceUp 21

In FaceUp 21, the dealer wins all ties, but players see both the dealers' cards as opposed to just one. This blackjack game can jump up your advantage in that it makes the decisions to stand or hit easier.

Double Exposure Blackjack

  • Both of the dealer's cards are exposed
  • Dealer wins on all tie situations, unless it is a natural blackjack
  • Players are only allowed to split one time
  • When the player gets a blackjack, the payout is even money

Spanish 21 Blackjack

  • Dealer must hit soft 17
  • Player's blackjack with 2 cards beats a Dealer blackjack
  • Player can double, split or re-split any two cards including aces
  • Player may surrender their hand at any time before standing or busting
  • There are no 10's in the deck
  • Five card 21 pays 3 - 2, six card 21 pays 2 - 1, seven card 21 pays 3 - 1
  • Three unsuited 7's pays 3 - 2 and three suited 7's pays 3 - 1

Blackjack Quick Tips

Online blackjack is one of the few online games that can be influenced by the player's actions and strategy.

  • Blackjack: Play Dealer Must Stand on ALL 17's tables.
  • Play Advantage for Player: single deck tables, no double down restrictions. Re-splitting and surrender allowed.
  • You only have to beat the dealer which means you can win with a 13 or 14 hand and a dealer bust.
  • Master the hit/stand strategies and true count system for card counting.
  • While not necessary online, you may want to choose the third base seat at a table in order to survey all the cards before your decision.
  • Don't take Insurance.
  • Avoid playing Blackjack at a table where player's blackjack pays 6-5 or even money. Stick with the standard 3 to 2 payout.