UK Blackjack

July 23, 2014

UK Blackjack from Playtech
Screen shot and rules from Aspinalls Casino

Soft: Playtech

Decks: 6 standard decks of 52 cards
Hole card: No
Dealer: Stands All 17
BlackJack: 3 to 2
Surrender: No
Insurance: Yes - 2 to 1
Double: Hands of 9,10 or 11 Value
After Split: Player can double after Split
Split: Yes - cannot split pairs of 4s, 5s or 10s.
Re-split: up to 3 times to make 4 hands
Re-split Aces: No
Split Aces: No Draw
Multi-Hand: Yes - play 1 or 5 hands
MultiPlayer: Yes
Progressive: No
Auto Play: No

General Rules

UK BlackJack from Playtech is played with six standard decks of 52 playing cards.

  • Decks are shuffled after the completion of every game
  • The Dealer Stands on all 17

Splitting Rules

  • The player cannot Split pairs of 4s, 5s or 10s.
  • A split hand can be split again, up to a maximum of 4 hands
  • Only one card is drawn to split aces

If you receive an ace and a ten-value card in a split hand, it is considered 21 and not Blackjack.

Double Down Rules

  • The player can only Double if the Value in player's hand is 9, 10 or 11
  • The player may double after splitting

Insurance Rules

  • If the dealer does not have Blackjack, you lose the Insurance amount
  • If the dealer does have Blackjack, you are paid 2 to 1 on your insurance