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The original version of blackjack was created back in the 17th century (find out more at blackjack history), and now there are lots of different variations of online blackjack and most casinos even have separate tables for each game.
The main differences between the blackjack variations include the number of decks, payouts, rules for doubling, splitting and side bets. To make sure you understand the differences in rules and will choose the game that suits you let's take a look at most common pros and cons of several popular blackjack games. The list below starts with Vegas Strip - the most player-oriented game and ends with Superfun 21, the game which has the biggest number of drawbacks.
This is a typical American hole-card blackjack game which has several special rules that are different from common blackjack.
Perfect Pairs blackjack has special payouts for a side bet that wins if first two player cards are any pair, a pair of the same color and a pair of the same suit.
This blackjack variant provides an additional $1 bet per hand, and offers a chance to win the progressive jackpot.
A British-style blackjack variation that allows you to "Twist", "Stick" and "Buy", and unlike in traditional blackjack the 10+A hand is called a Pontoon, not a Blackjack.
A special blackjack game with another player option. Players now can switch the second cards of their two hands.
This one deck blackjack variant provides lots of interesting extra bonuses, like special payout for a 5 or 6 card hand that totals 21 - 5 2 3 J A, for a six card hand - 2 3 4 5 6 A and for a Diamond Blackjack - J♦ A♦.
These are not all the blackjack games that can be found at online and land blackjack casinos. The other ones (like Double Exposure, Chinese, Spanish 21 Blackjack etc.) can be found in the blackjack variations catalog in our site. Make sure you check the blackjack rules at the casino you are going to play each time before you change the game.