European BlackJack

July 23, 2014

European Blackjack
Screen shot from Blackjack Ballroom Casino

Soft: Microgaming

Decks: 2 standard decks of 52 cards
Hole card: No
Dealer: Stands All 17
BlackJack: 3 to 2
Surrender: No
Insurance: Yes - 2 to 1
Double: Hands of 9, 10 or 11 Value
After split: No Double
Split: Yes - split on the same Denomination
Re-split: No
Re-split Aces: No
Split Aces: Can Draw
Multi-Hand: No
Progressive: No
Auto Play: Expert Mode Available

General Rules

European Blackjack at Microgaming Casinos is played with two standard decks of 52 playing cards.

  • Decks are shuffled after the completion of every game
  • Blackjack always beats any other hand with a value of 21
  • The Dealer stands on all hands with the value of 17 and draws on all hands with the value of 16

Splitting Rules

  • You can Split 3 times
  • You can split Cards of the same value but not of the same denomination

Double Rules

You can Double when your hand has a Value of 9, 10 or 11.

  • You cannot double after split
  • You are dealt one card and your hand automatically stands
  • The Doubling bet is equal to your original bet

Insurance Rules

  • Insurance costs half your original bet
  • Insurance only covers your original hand
  • It does not cover any second hands on a split, or a double bet

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