Playtech Blackjack Games

Playtech is one of the oldest casino software developers in the industry, releasing their first casino in (year) and expanding to provide software for more than 300 casinos to date. Playtech offers by far the most diverse selection of blackjack games online and slot machines. In fact, there are more than 350 games available on each casino. Below you will find mini reviews of each of the blackjack games supported by our Playtech casinos. You can join the casino by clicking the link to the left of the game review or read the rules if you need a refresher course on how to play.

One of the most interesting aspects of the Playtech blackjack software is the built in strategy sheets specific to each game. This is a great tool for new players if you want to play for real money.

Playtech 21 Blackjack

Playtech casinos blackjack 21 game plays the same as any other blackjack game, in that players will receive 3:2 on all natural blackjacks, 1:1 on all other winning hands and 2:1 on insurance bets. The dealer is required to stand on any hand valued at 17 or more, and hit with 16 or less. Playtech's blackjack is available as a single hand game, 3 handed game or you can play up to 5 hands with bets starting at $1 up to $1500 per hand. Read Game Rules


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Playtech Live Blackjack

Live blackjack is only available on Playtech Casinos (links to the left). If you love playing blackjack online, but dislike the lack of "the real thing" you'll likely want to check out the live dealer games. The live blackjack games are streamed through a web cam, whereby players can play with each other against a real live dealer.




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Blackjack Surrender

Blackjack Surrender is a fairly easy and straightforward game to play. Playtech's Blackjack Surrender is played exactly like Vegas Strip with the added surrender option available. Players can only surrender their hand after the dealer has checked for blackjack and before they have hit, split or doubled down. The rest of the rules are the same as the other varitation. View Game Rules



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Playtech Pontoon Blackjack

Playtech's Pontoon game is available for free and real money players, and is available in both the download client and instant play version. The game is played just like any other Pontoon game, with the following payouts; Pontoon 2:1, 5 Card Charlie 2:1, High Total 1:1, all other winning hands pay even money. Playtech's Pontoon game is available in three different variations - single hand, three handed and five hands per round. View Game Rules



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Playtech Blackjack Switch

Blackjack Switch is available only at Playtech casinos and is a unique twist to the regular blackjack game. In this version players have the option to switch their cards. You will be required to place an additional wager if you opt to switch a card and only the second card dealt to you during the initial deal is available to switch. There are side bets available, and bonus payouts.




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Playtech Progressive Blackjack

Playtech's progressive blackjack game uses 8 standard decks of 52 cards. The game is played using Vegas Strip blackjack rules however, a side bet is available which allows players to play for the progressive jackpot. Please note - the side bet must be equal to the initial wager and in this case wagers are set at $5 up to $1000 per hand. To win the progressive bet your hand needs to meet the requirements outlined on the table.


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Playtech 21 Duel Blackjack

Playtech's 21 Duel Blackjack game is played with six decks of 52 playing cards and all cards are shuffled at the start of each hand.  In this game, the dealer must qualify with 13 or better to play, and players will have two hands in which they play with. A side bet is available and players who wager the side bet will receive 20:1 for three of a kind and 3:1 on any pair.



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Playtech Lucky Blackjack

Lucky blackjack is available on all Playtech casinos and is played as a single-handed game, three hands or up to five hands. The games support free play as well as real money with bets starting at $1 up to $1000 per round, depending on the casino. Playtech's Lucky Blackjack games pays 2:1 on winning blackjacks, 1:1 on all other wins and 2:1 on insurance wins. The rules follow European blackjack rules and all cards are shuffled at the end of each round.


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