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Online Blackjack – Want Yours Live in the Flesh?

By Samantha Williams

Playing online blackjack is one of the very few gambling games that can be played where the house edge can be minimised to such a degree, that the casino has very little or no advantage. This makes it an incredibly unique game in a genre where the player has generally very little control over the casinos’ house edge. Minimizing the casino advantage means using basic strategy or basic strategy plus, but we are not really here to talk about strategy, what we want to know is, do you know you can play live dealer blackjack online?   

Live dealer blackjack online means that live ‘in-the-flesh’ gorgeous dealers, deal the cards in these games, and the player participates online while they watch the dealer through a live video streaming feature. They can chat to the dealers too! This all came about to truly stimulate a fully interactive, live casino floor environment, and many sites also regularly offer roulette as well as a couple of other live dealer games. However, blackjack and roulette are definitely the firmest of favourites.  

When online blackjack was first introduced in the late 1990’s it did not become immediately popular, certainly not as popularly as this game is played today. Players believed they were not being dealt a fair hand, as they had not had a great deal of experience with random number generators. Eventually the game did become more popular but players still missed the live dealer experience, and in the past few years this form of online gaming has become even more popular. All the best online casinos offer these games

The dealers make use of large sized cards so that players can see the hands being dealt and thousands of online players have taken to these games like fish to water. Online casinos offer live games in a separate section, and the bigger, better-known casinos might have as many as twenty live blackjack tables playing simultaneously. Each offer different betting options, as well as a variety of types of this simple gambling game.

This makes live blackjack easy to access for players of all different budgets; all the player needs to do is choose the table that he or she wants to play from the menu. They then join the other players at the table, and blackjack has also proven to be quite a sociable game.  This is because all the players have only one thing in mind, and this is beating the dealer, so live online blackjack is also a ton of sociable fun.

 Why not zoom in on a live online blackjack game today – if this is the name of your game. All the best software brands offer it, so too do the best casinos. Now we can even play live dealer games on our mobile phones and smart-phone, so, where ever we go, the game goes too.