How to Play Blackjack Online in South Africa

Along with all table games you know, there is one game that appears to be incredibly good

How to Play Blackjack Online in South Africa

Along with all table games you know, there is one game that appears to be incredibly good, relying mostly on your capabilities and chances for success. In this article, we are going to speak about the Blackjack game. We will try to explain the basics, strategies, and everything related to this very popular card entertainment. In the end, we will show you the most popular Blackjack tips and what are the different Blackjack card values.

Blackjack Rules

Blackjack is a simple game as it needs at least one deck with cards. Most casinos prefer to use at least 4 decks, so they are sure no one is going to count the cards and respectively cheat them. Well, online this is simply impossible not because you cannot count the card but because there are unlimited cards in the decks.

The purpose of the game is to beat the dealer by getting a better value combination or to hope the dealer to get busted. There is another way of achieving the win and it is called - Blackjack. To receive such a winning combination, you must have on the table Ace and 10 (J, Q, or K).

In some Blackjack variants, there are different rules such as double the bet, split, and even surrendered (in case the dealer has Ace as a first shown up card). Though, in the standard rules of Blackjack, there are no complications just the simple rules.

How to Play Blackjack in an Online Casino?

If you want to play Blackjack online, you will need to follow some easy tips, we have shared below:

  1. Find a good online casino that accepts players from South Africa
  2. Join the brand you liked and after completing the signup, login to your account.
  3. Locate the tab with the table games and find your most suitable blackjack game.
  4. Decide what is going to be your stake and place your bets.

Blackjack Strategy

There are dozens of blackjack strategies all over the internet, created in the years. The truth is that the best strategy is the practice you are gaining from playing this game. We are not sure if there is a blackjack basic strategy with success but we have a small list with some tips and tricks you may try that might increase your winning chances:

● counting the cards (almost impossible when playing online).

● Double the bet (Martingale strategy)

● Staking high after a low-value hand or card

What are the Blackjack Card Values?

Counting the Blackjack card values is something not that easy but if you know what are the exact values of each card, it will not be difficult for you to achieve it. The cards with numbers are counting just like they are (2 is 2, 3 is 3 etc). For all the other cards, we have prepared for you a table, you may find interesting and useful:

Card Name

Card Value

Jack (J)


Queen (Q)


King (K)


Ace (A)


As you can see the Ace might be counted as one and eleven. This depends on after what card it comes. If it comes after an ace, it will count as one. If it comes after another card, it can count as eleven.

Updated Date: 07 May 2021, 14:12

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