# What happens if you get exactly 21 in blackjack?

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If the dealer goes over 21, the dealer pays each player who has stood the amount of that player’s bet. If the dealer stands at 21 or less, the dealer pays the bet of any player having a higher total (not exceeding 21) and collects the bet of any player having a lower total.

## Do you automatically win if you get 21 in blackjack?

If you make a total of 21 with the first two cards (a 10 or a face and an Ace), you win automatically. This is called ‘Blackjack’. … If the dealer has a 10 face down and makes a blackjack, insurance pays at 2-1 odds, but loses if the dealer does not. Surrender: giving up your hand and lose only half the bet.

## What happens if you and the dealer get 21?

If the player reaches 21 in their hand but the dealer reveals a blackjack, the dealer wins. … If both the dealer and the player have blackjack, the hand is pushed (some casinos give an instant win when the player receives blackjack whilst others will wait to see if the dealer also has it, resulting in a push).

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## How much do you win if you get 21 in blackjack?

If you draw (or push) you keep your bet money. And if you get blackjack, you get your original \$100 bet back, plus \$150 from the dealer because for blackjack, you get 1.5 times your bet.

## Does blackjack automatically win?

A two-card hand of 21 (an ace plus a ten-value card) is called a “blackjack” or a “natural”, and is an automatic winner. … If the player has blackjack and the dealer doesn’t, the player automatically wins. If both the player and dealer have blackjack then it’s a push.

## Does the dealer always win in 21?

Of course, the blackjack dealer doesn’t always win, but many people feel the dealer wins a disproportionate number of times in blackjack. … But the edge doesn’t guarantee the dealer will always win. Over the long run the dealer should only win slightly more often than a perfect player.

## What happens if you and the dealer bust?

The dealer never doubles, splits, or surrenders. If the dealer busts, all remaining player hands win. If the dealer does not bust, each remaining bet wins if its hand is higher than the dealer’s and loses if it is lower.

## What happens if both you and the dealer get blackjack?

If you get Blackjack, the dealer pays you 3 to 2. If you and the dealer both get Blackjack, it is a push and no chips are given or taken away. If you have a higher total than the dealer (or the dealer busts), the dealer matches the amount of your chips.

## Can a blackjack dealer hit after 17?

Yes. Officially, the rules of blackjack are for the dealer to hit until he has 17 or more, regardless what the player(s) have (unless the players have all busted). Furthermore, in some casinos and in some formats of blackjack, a dealer will hit again on a ‘soft 17’ (i.e. an A and a 6).

## What’s the lowest you can stick on in blackjack?

Pontoon

• AKA Twenty-one, vingt-et-un, blackjack (beware: casino rules for blackjack are very different) …
• Stick: Ask for no more cards, because you are happy with the total (although you cannot stick on less than 15).
• Twist: Ask the banker to turn over the next card face up.

## Do you win in blackjack if you have 5 cards?

When you were growing up as a kid, you probably played blackjack, or a variant like Pontoon, at home. Chances are, you had a rule whereby if you collect five cards in your hand without busting, you automatically win – unless the dealer has a blackjack.