Blackjack guide - Multi-Hand Blackjack

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Multi-hand Blackjack is played up to five hands at once. The aim and rules of multi-hand blackjack the same as regular online blackjack. The aim is to beat the dealer without going bust. Let’s take, for example, Microgaming multi-hand European blackjack Gold Series. It is played with two decks of 52 cards shuffled after each round.

  • Blackjack beats any hand with a total value of 21.
  • The Dealer must stand on all 17 and draws on all 16.
  • You can split on two cards. You can split hands with the same card denomination but not with the same value.
  • A split Ace and a 10 don’t count as blackjack.
  • Double is possible on your first two cards when you have a hand with a value of 9, 10 or 11. You can’t double down after a split.
  • After doubling down only one card is dealt and the hand stands automatically.
  • If the dealer’s face-up card is an Ace you can make insurance.
  • Surrender is not available.

This is only one example of multi-hand blackjack. Similar to single-hand blackjack, there is a great variety of multi-hand games, such as Multi-Hand Atlantic City Blackjack, Multi-Hand Classic Blackjack Gold, Multi-Hand Vegas Strip blackjack, Multi-Hand European Blackjack, and more.

There are multi-hand variations of some of the more unusual blackjack games also, including Multi-Hand Pontoon Blackjack, Multi-Hand Double Exposure Blackjack, Multi-Hand Bonus Blackjack, and Multi-Hand Spanish Blackjack.

Microgamings’ Multi Hand Blackjack has a house edge of 0.59%.