Spanish 21

spanish-21An entirely different online blackjack variant is Spanish 21. In this case, the deck has only 48 cards. No doubt, this gives an enormous advantage to the house. This is why Spanish 21 is said to have unique rules compared to the other Blackjack variants.

Rules

  • The dealer peeks on the 10 & Ace Cards
  • It is played with 8 Spanish card decks
  • The dealer must thump over soft 17
  • If the player gets a 21, he defeats the dealer with the 21
  • Surrender should be delayed
  • Double down at all cards
  • Re-Double only once
  • Surrender should be preceded by double down
  • Split should be followed by Double down
  • Split three times to achieve 4 hands
  • Aces are capable of being re-split
  • 5 cards totalling to 21 points pays 3:2
  • 6 cards adding to a total of 21 points pays off 2:1
  • Seven or more cards making 21 points pays off 3:1
  • 6-7-8 or 7-7-7 mixed suit gives a return of 3:2
  • 6-7-8 or 7-7-7 similar suit pays off 2:1
  • 6-7-8 or else 7-7-7 in spades pay 3:1