Caribbean 21 Blackjack
Caribbean 21 which was introduced to us by RTG ( Real Time Gaming ) is played with 8 standard decks of 52 cards. There are a number of rule changes in Caribbean 21 to look out for that differ from standard Blackjack.
One important thing to remember when playing Caribbean 21 is that an Ace ONLY has the value of 1 and NEVER 11. Another important fact is that there is a hand called 'Caribbean 21', this hand includes an Ace and 2 cards that have the value of 10. This hand pays out 3:2.
If the dealers up card is an Ace insurance may be taken out. Insurance can be taken out at any time for any amount not going over half of the total bet. If the dealer receives two cards with the value of 10 insurance pays 9:1.
- Played with 8 decks of cards.
- Dealer must Hit on soft 17.
- Dealer wins all ties.
- Aces have the value of 1 never 11.
- An Ace and two cards with the value of 10 is called 'Caribbean 21'.
- Hitting, Splitting, Doubling or Surrendering are the same as in standard Blackjack.
- Players can Split once only. When a player Splits each of his hands get a card straight away.
- Players may Double Down at any time and may also re-double.
Caribbean 21 pays out 3:2
Insurance pays out 9:1