# How does a blackjack game work?

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## How does a black jack game work?

A Blackjack is when the first two cards dealt to you are an Ace and a card with the value of ten. However, if you split your hand and receive an Ace and a 10 value card, the cards count as 21 only, not Blackjack.

## How do you play blackjack for beginners?

Play basic strategy

1. Stand when your hand is 12-16 when the dealer has 2-6.
2. Hit when your hand is 12-16 when the dealer has 7-Ace.
3. Always split Aces and 8s.
4. Double 11 versus the dealer’s 2-10.
5. Hit or double Aces-6.

## How does blackjack work simple?

If a player’s first two cards are an ace and a “ten-card” (a picture card or 10), giving a count of 21 in two cards, this is a natural or “blackjack.” If any player has a natural and the dealer does not, the dealer immediately pays that player one and a half times the amount of their bet.

## Do you hit 13 against a 2?

14 stands against dealer 2 through 6, otherwise hit. 13 stands against dealer 2 through 6, otherwise hit.

## Do you hit 12 against a 2?

Many players don’t hit 12 because they believe the dealer has a ten in the hole and, therefore, they won’t risk busting when the dealer has a weak upcard. However, when you hold a 12, only four cards will bust you … … With a 2 upcard, the dealer has a 35% chance of busting and a 65% chance of making a 17 though 21.

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