A card game in which players attempt to approach 21 but not exceed it
Having a total hand value of over 21
The exchange of money for chips
A strategy which is used to gain an edge over the house edge by tracking the cards to find a more favourable time to raise the bet
A brightly coloured plastic card that serves to mark the point after which the dealer will reshuffle the cards and used by a player to cut the cards prior to dealing.
Casino employee, facing the players, who deals the cards at the table.
A standard deck of 52 cards used in Blackjack
A play changing from Basic Strategy at certain times based upon the count
A decision to make a secondary wager double from the original bet amount and receive one additional card
Drawing an extra card, on top of the original hand
An option to surrender half his bet while the dealer checks for blackjack
The percentage of each bet that a player stands to win or lose
A wagering proposition with even odds, e.g player has a Natural hand, and the Dealer has an Ace Up card
A blackjack game where the initial two cards dealt to players are face down.
A blackjack game where the initial two cards dealt to players are face up (and players are not allowed to handle the cards).
The betting spot located to the dealer’s left, which is first to receive cards and first to act in non-tournament games
Betting the same amount of money on each successive hand.
The cards that are dealt to a player or the dealer.
A hand that either has no ace, or if an ace is present, it counts as one
When casino tells the dealer to cut the shoe in half
A decision made by the player to get dealt another card by the dealer
The statistical percentage that the casino should theoretically expect to win
A side bet that the dealer has a blackjack and is treated independently of main wager
Another term for blackjack
Jack, Queen, Kingvalue cards (Pictures cards)
The supervisor of the table game
A term used for players who do not know the basic playing strategy
A tie; the player and dealer have hands with the same total.
A dealing shoe or dealer’s shoe is a gaming device, used by casinos, to hold multiple decks of playing cards.
Hand with an Ace that doubles as 1 or 11
Decision made by a player not to receive any more cards
Decision made by player to split the first two cards dealt to any hand are of equal value as two separate hands
Decision made by player allows the player to give up half of the bet to discontinue the current hand
The betting spot located on the dealer’s right which is last to act.
The running count divided by the number of remaining decks of cards
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