Most Popular Blackjack Rules Variations
Natural beats any other hand that totals 21
Although many casinos claim to have online blackjack, the rules variations they provide are numerous. Different countries, different types of casinos, even different tables give a different game. According to the results of the survey (04/30/2008) on most popular online Blackjack rules variations, we have discovered that the most wide-spread are the Progressive Blackjack (16,77%), Vegas Strip (15,48%), Pontoon (10,97%) and Super fun 21 (10,32%). In order not to get confused by all the names and bonuses, lets have a look at most common types of the game we all think we know quite well.
- PROGRESSIVE BLACKJACK
- This variant of Blackjack includes an extra 1$ bet per each hand, and gives a chance to win an additional special jackpot.
- VEGAS STRIP BLACKJACK
- A typical American hole-card game that has several standard rules that differ from common game.
- In this British-style version you can "Twist", "Stick" and "Buy", and the common 10♥+A♠ hand is a Pontoon, not a Blackjack.
- SUPER FUN 21
- This single deck variant offers many interesting bonuses, such as special pay for a 5 or more -card hand with a total of 21 5♣ 2♦ 3♠ J♥ A♠, for a six card hand 2♣ 3♦ 4♠ 5♥ 6♠ A♦ and for a Diamond Blackjack.
However, there still are lots and lots of other rules variations of a well-known Blackjack game (like PERFECT PAIRS, CHINESE, SWITCH BLACKJACK etc.) . Make sure you check for rules variations each time you visit new casino.
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