Blackjack guide – Lucky Blackjack

Lucky Blackjack is a variety of blackjack available in Playtech online casinos. The game differs from other types of blackjack. Unlike other blackjack games the player doesn’t play against the dealer, his aim is to guess right the outcome of a hand. Cards are dealt to the dealer’s hand following the standard Blackjack rules: an Ace counts as 1 or 11, face cards count as 10 and all other cards has their face value. Dealer must draw on 16 and stand on all 17s.

There is only one deck of cards shuffled before each round. At first the player has to bet on 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, Bust or Blackjack. You will see all possible bets on the table layout. First you have to click on chips to choose the bet you want to place. Then click on one or more of the betting areas (17, 18, 19, 20, 21, Bust or BJ) on the table. The Clear Bets button removes all bets from the table. When you are ready click on the Deal button, two cards will be dealt. If the point value of the hand is below 17, the dealer another card is dealt until the value of the hand exceeds or is equal 17. If you are wrong, you will lose your bet. If you guess the result of the hand right you will win according to the paytable:

bet payout
17 5:1
18 6:1
19 6:1
20 4:1
21 12:1
Bust 2:1
Blackjack 19:1

The maximum theoretical percentage return to player in Lucky Blackjack is 96.64% and the minimum is 85.08%.