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Vegas Strip Blackjack

Vegas Strip Blackjack is played with four standard decks of 52 playing cards that are shuffled before each game.

The aim is to beat the Dealer's hand by either getting a higher value hand, without exceeding 21, or by the Dealer's hand going bust. In Vegas Strip Blackjack, you can only bet one hand at a time.

Note:
Blackjack is when your hand contains an Ace and a card with a value of ten. It is the strongest hand in Vegas Strip Blackjack, and automatically Stands. It cannot be beaten, only matched.

General Rules

1. Vegas Strip Blackjack is played with four standard decks of 52 playing cards that are shuffled after the completion of every game.

2. Vegas Strip Blackjack is an American hole card game. The Dealer checks for a Blackjack when he is dealt a 10 or an Ace. If the Dealer has a Blackjack, the game is over.

3. Blackjack always beats any other hand with a value of 21.

4. All face cards - Jacks, Kings and Queens, have a value of 10.

5. Aces can have a value of either 1 or 11.

6. You may draw up to nine additional cards to make a hand of eleven cards, provided the value of your hand does not exceed 21. If your hand does not exceeded 21 after receiving eleven cards, your hand automatically Stands, and the Dealer plays his hand.

7. The Dealer Stands on a soft 17.

Betting and Payout Rules

1. If the Dealer's hand exceeds 21, it is bust, and you automatically win.

2. If you are dealt an Ace and a card with a value of 10, you have Blackjack. Your hand automatically Stands. Your hand cannot be beaten, only matched. If you beat the Dealer with Blackjack you are paid out at odds of 3:2.

3. When your hand and the Dealer's hand tie, it is called a Push. Your original bet amount is returned to you.

4. If both the Dealer and your hand have Blackjack, this is also considered a Push. Your original bet amount is returned to you.

5. If the Dealer gets Blackjack after you have Split or Doubled Down, your entire bet - both the original and Double Down or Split amounts, are lost.

Splitting Rules

1. You can Split two cards that have the same Denomination or Value, such as a Queen and a Ten, or two Fours. Your hand is divided into two separate hands and a bet equal to your original bet is placed on the second hand.

2. If you Split a pair of Aces and then draw a card with a value of 10, this is not Blackjack, although it has a value of 21.

Note:
This rule also applies to splitting pairs of cards with a value of 10.

3. You can Split a maximum number of 3 times per game, equaling 4 hands.

Note:
This rule excludes Aces. Aces are only Split once.

4. If you Split a pair of Aces, each Ace is dealt one card, and the hand automatically Stands.

Double Down Rules

1. You can Double Down after receiving the first two cards.

2. The Doubling bet is equal to your original bet.

3. You can Double Down after a spilt.

Insurance Rules

1. You can take Insurance if the Dealer's first card is an Ace.

2. Insurance costs half your original bet.

3. The Insurance bet wins or losses are independent from your original bet.

4. Insurance is only taken on your original hand. You cannot take Insurance after a Hit, Split, or a Double Down bet. This means you can only take Insurance when the Dealer has one face-up card and you have two cards dealt.

5. If the Dealer does not have a Blackjack, the Insurance bet is removed from the table, and the cost of the Insurance bet is deducted from your credit balance. The game continues.

6. If the dealer has Blackjack, the Insurance bet is paid at odds of 2:1.

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