• Blackjack at Rendezvous Southend

BLACKJACK

A fun and exciting gaming experience you won't forget

At the Rendezvous Southend, Blackjack is played with six standard decks of 52 cards. All cards are scored at their face value, except all picture cards which have a value of 10 and Aces which count as 1 or 11. The essence of Blackjack is to get nearer to a total of 21 than the Dealer. If your hand goes over 21 it loses.


Min Bet £3, £5, £25


Max Bet £500, £1,000, £5,000


On a Friday and Saturday evening after 8pm our minimums on Blackjack are £3 and £5.

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THE RULES

TIPS & ADVICE

  • After being dealt their two cards and bets have been placed, Players can:
    • Ask for additional cards
    • Split their cards (if a Player has two of the same number or picture), placing another wager equal to their original bet thus forming two hands
    • Double their original stake (providing they only take one further card) on their first two-card total (with the exception of a Blackjack).
  • The Dealer must draw on 16 or under and must stand on 17 or over.
  • Players use hand signals to indicate if they require further cards or not. The signals most often used are:
    • Hit - requiring an extra card: Tap the table
    • Stand - no more cards required: Wave your hand, palm open and parallel to the table
    • Double/Split: Place your matching bet next to, never on top of, your original bet and inform the Dealer if you are doubling or splitting.
  • If the Player wins a higher hand than the Dealer without going over 21 they are paid even money (1 – 1). The highest hand is an Ace and any 10-point card. This is called a Blackjack and is paid at 3 to 2. If both Player and Dealer have a Blackjack the bet is a stand-off.
  • If available, the Player may also wager the following bets:
    • Split their cards (if a player has two of the same number or picture) placing another wager equal to their original bet thus forming two hands
    • Double their original stake (providing they only take one further card) on their first two-card total (with the exception of a Blackjack).
    • Perfect Pairs - this wager is that the Player’s first two cards are a Mixed Pair, Coloured Pair or a Perfect Pair.
    • 21 + 3 - this wager is that the Player’s first two cards combined with the Dealer’s first card forms a Three Card Poker hand of a Flush or better.
    • TOP 3 - this wager is that the Player’s first two cards combined with the Dealer’s first card forms a Three Card Poker hand of a Three of a Kind or better.
  • Remember if you wish to play the side bet(s) at the table you must have a Blackjack wager as well.
  • A Blackjack (BJ) is with the Players’ or Dealers’ first two cards only, if after splitting your hands you have an Ace and a 10-value card this is 21 and not a Blackjack.

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