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PostHeaderIcon Some Basic Terms, Rules and Strategies

BY simply knowing some basic Blackjack strategies, techniques and moves that every player must know you can get started. Being a first timer in a game is not so easy, but nothing teaches faster than actually sitting down and playing. The dealers will help you learn the basics of the rules and lingo.

In order to get familiar the aspects of Blackjack, you must first learn the basic terms. So what are they?

Soft and Hard Totals

In blackjack, your hand could have two totals, the soft total and the hard total. When you have a soft total, it means you have an ace in your hand and you are counting it as eleven until not going over 21. While a hard total means you are counting the ace in your hand as one. With either you never want to go over 21.

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