Just like many other gambling games, blackjack has become extremely popular and now more and more players are in search of new game versions. Blackjack tournament differ from ordinary games a lot and demand knowledge of special rules.
Blackjack Tournament vs Online Blackjack
Difference number one: player vs player
In the online blackjack games players play only against the dealer and they ifnore other players’ cards. At Blackjack tournaments players compete with other players. Therefore, your actions depend on what other players do.
Difference number two: overlay (positive expectation)
The overlay in blackjack tournaments is the money added by the casino to the overall jackpot. Most of the time the prize of blackjack tournament is made of entrance fees and the casino adds extra amount of money to the prize. This overlay is a positive expectation in the blackjack tournament.
Difference number three: other strategy
Blackjack tournament demands other strategy and other tips than the basic one. For example, in the traditional blackjack you are not to bust. While in blackjack tournaments you can bust in order to get to the next round and to avoid being beaten.
In case you are losing it may be better to risk more in order to make it to the next round, and in case you are ahead you can relax, sit back and enjoy the game without any big bets.
There are different books and systems that advize perfect tournament strategies but probably the best advice would be to practice over and over again.
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