Appearing in the late 18th century as 21, today blackjack is a staple card game in casinos around the world. It has loads of fans, and there's a reason! Its simple rules often make it the favorite game for beginner casino players, as well as for more established players. Not forgetting the high probability that the player beats the dealer. Whether you prefer multi-hand blackjack or classic blackjack, there is something for everyone at Circus!
Do you not know how to play blackjack? Circus is here to guide you. The goal is to beat the dealer by getting a higher point total without passing 21. The major advantage of the casino dealer is that they always play after the players. If one of them gets more than 21 points, the dealer wins the stake.
Before receiving your cards, place your initial stake. When it's your turn to play, you have two choices: hit and take a new card, or stand and keep the cards that you have in your hand. Calculating the value of your stake is really simple: add up the value of your cards.
For certain hands, there are other possible options:
Always keep in mind that the goal is to get as close as possible to 21 without going past it! One card can make all the difference! To learn more about blackjack, the value of the cards and the expressions used, read our tips and tricks on blackjack.
The first thing to do is learn the basics: study the values of the cards, memorize the blackjack vocabulary, learn the rules of the game and then learn about the strategies. While luck is key when the cards are being dealt, blackjack is also a game of strategy. Depending on the other hands, a knowledgeable player will know if they should ask for a new card, surrender or continue the game.
Learn to make the right choices depending on your hand and the dealer's. It's important to understand the implications of a split, insurance, double down and surrender. With a little practice, you will learn to handle the subtleties of blackjack, anticipate the probabilities of the dealer's hand and increase your chances of winning. The more you play, the more you will naturally make the right choices! Have you never played blackjack before? Practice using demo games with fictional money before starting a game with real money at Circus.
Don't forget that at Circus, everything is a bonus! Even when you lose, you still win. Each time you play our casino games, you win points and coins to swap for amazing prizes at the Circus Club.
To start playing blackjack, you need to know the values of the 52 cards in the game:
To get a blackjack, your hand must have an ace and a face card or 10.
At Circus, you will find loads of online blackjack games from the biggest casino game providers. Each game has its atmosphere and subtleties. Take a seat at the Betsoft American Blackjack table, be tempted by the simplicity of Playtech's Lucky Lucky Blackjack or have loads of fun in SHUFMST's Super Fun 21 Extreme.
Would you like to play several hands at once? Go for Multi-hand blackjack. You quickly collect points making it a thrilling game! Try to beat the dealer in ISB's Blackjack Multi Hand 3D or experience the casino atmosphere as if you are there with Gaming1's Blackjack European VIP. To add a bit of madness, play a game of Blackjack Twins & Crazy Twins Extended VIP: with 2 extra bets, win up to 300x your stake!
Are you tempted by the intensity of live casino? Face the dealer without leaving your home! For casino fans, there's nothing like the atmosphere of game tables, contact with the dealer, the suspense of betting live and the joy of winning.
From the comfort of your sofa, interact with the dealer and the other casino players around the world in our live blackjack games. And you are doubly lucky: the tables are especially reserved for the Circus community. Go up against other players in Circus Live Blackjack or Circus Live Blackjack Gold. Have an extraordinary interactive experience!
And if online live casino isn't enough, go to the Grand Casino de Namur or one of our Circus Casino gaming halls to experience the intensity of blackjack in the luxurious setting of our establishments!