How to Play Chemin de Fer: A Beginner’s Guide

Sunday, 28. September 2008

[ English ]

For individuals who haven’t taken part in black jack on the web before here is a hint, black jack is extremely easy to pick up. If you know how to count to 21 and do basic addition, you can take part in blackjack. The point of the game is to arrive as close to twenty-one as you can while not exceeding 21. Easy enough right? Now here is how a hand is played.

The black jack croupier will give you a card 1 at a time. After peaking at the cards you need to then decide whether you can manage to obtain another card without having a high risk of going over twenty one. It will help if you are aware that face cards are all worth 10 points, and ace is worth either eleven points or one point, whichever helps you the most.

So how do you win? If you are aware of the object then you will be able to succeed. All you have to do is have all your cards to be as near to 21 as possible without going over, if you exceed 21 then you immediately lose. You are able to also not loose by having the same number of points as the chemin de fer dealer.

Now that you are aware of the game rules of chemin de fer you have to know the jargon. If you get confused, merely say to the dealer, "I’m out" or "I surrender" you are then able to depart the hand with half your bet on the table not your complete wager. If you say to the croupier, "I would like to double down" this will double your wager under the agreement that you have to succeed at the hand after the next card is dealt to you.

That’s all there is to the game. Black jack is an excellent game to get your feet wet in the world of web wagering seeing that the rules are so simple to understand.