Get the American Action in American Blackjack This Christmas

Blackjack is the ultimate casino game, and it’s been around for hundreds of years. No doubt you’ve dabbled in it over the years, but have you ever dabbled in American Blackjack? The stakes are higher and the payouts are off the chart, so make sure you’re dealing the cards like an American this Christmas!

Play Up to Three Hands at Once!

When you’re playing blackjack in a land-based casino, chances are there is only enough space at the table for you to play one hand. In American Blackjack you can play up to three hands with a table limit of €1,000 per hand. You can still split and double up the split, putting the potential max bet from, each slot up to €4,000 for all you high rollers and VIPs. If you don’t have that kind of cash, you can still play small stakes, so don’t worry if you’re not rolling in cash right now. Three hands at once means three times the winnings per minute, so don’t be afraid to play the maximum amount of hands – just don’t get distracted and make a poor decision!

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Split and Take the Dealer for a Ride

Unlike regular blackjack, American Blackjack has its own set of rules. Here, the dealer will draw on 16 and stand on 17, no matter what. Also, if you split and you end up with an ace and card worth 10, it will count as 21, not a blackjack. You can only split the cards once, where as some other blackjack tables will let you split multiple times. Splitting the cards is a wise choice as it lets you get up to 4x your stake on the table and win a load more cash from the casino – perfect to help out with those Christmas bills!

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Don’t Be Afraid to Double Down

The art of blackjack is knowing when to double down. Doubling down puts twice your stake on the line, but ramps up your win potential massively. If you are brave enough to risk the extra cash, it’s often worth it. Knowing the dealer has to stand on 17, you can safely double down on an 11 without any fears – unless you draw a low card or ace, for that matter. If you time your double down well, you can walk away with a tidy sum of cash, so play smart!

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Now you know the ins and outs of American Blackjack, you can rumble the tables this Christmas and make off like a bandit. We’re rooting for you, so go win some cash and treat your family to the best Christmas ever. Ohh, did we forget to mention that as you’re playing American Blackjack this Christmas you will earn points towards the Table Wars leaderboard? Place in the top 20 at the end of the week to win a slice of €1,000!