Black Jack is without doubt one of the most elegant card games at any casino. Here it‘s all about tactics and true card playing skill. Once the bets are placed the cards come into play. A lucky hand? Or draw again? another card? Then it’s the croupier’s turn - 21 or bust? Luck is in the air.
The Most Popular Card Game in the World
Black Jack is undoubtedly the most popular card game in the world.
Its exact origins are unknown, but a variety of games are likely to have developed, in which the aim was to not exceed a certain number of points. Today’s black jack is still most similar to the French game “Vingt-et-Un,” translated “21”. In the USA at the end of the 19th century it acquired the name Twenty-One, where it was played primarily in private rounds. Then after 1900 American casinos offered it, but it was less popular in the beginning. Only after a few changes in the rules die black jack gain significantly in popularity, which is unbroken today.