Microgaming Bonus Blackjack Gold Series
Bonus Blackjack Gold Rules & Strategy Card - How To PlayBlackjack is a popular game of skill and chance between a player and the Dealer. Microgaming online casinos offer over 25 different versions of Blackjack including Bonus Blackjack Gold Series that is played with two regular decks of 52 playing cards that are re-shuffled before each game. Bonus Blackjack is a completely new American Hole Card table game that is similar to Vegas Downtown Blackjack, but has the added attraction of an optional Bonus Side Bet that enables you to qualify for Bonus payouts.
Bonus Blackjack Gold is an American hole card game. The Dealer checks for a Blackjack when he is dealt a 10 or an Ace. If the Dealer does have a Blackjack, the game is over and the dealer wins. Blackjack always beats any other hand with a value of 21.
You may draw up to 9 additional cards to make a hand of up to 11 cards, provided the value of your hand does not exceed 21. If your hand does not exceeded 21 after receiving 11 cards, you automatically Stand. All face cards (J, Q, K) have a value of 10; Aces of 1 or 11.
How to play Bonus Blackjack Gold SeriesThe object of all Blackjack games is to beat casino Dealer by either obtaining the highest possible card combination without exceeding 21, or by the Dealer's hand going bust. In Bonus Blackjack Gold Series, you can only bet one hand per game. Please read our basic blackjack rules to learn more about the general terms and rules of the game.
Bonus Blackjack Gold Series Rules in Brief:
- 2 card decks
- Dealer stands on soft 17
- You may double after a split
- You may double on any first 2 cards
- Split 3 times to 4 hands
- Split Aces only once
- Dealer peeks for Blackjack
- Insurance is available
- One bet position
- Bonus side bet
Bonus BetBonus Blackjack game has an optional Bonus bet that enables you to qualify for extra (Bonus) payouts. The Bonus bet is made at the beginning of a game, when the main bet is placed. Your Bonus payout is determined by the hand combination of the first 2 cards dealt and possible wins are added to any regular winnings.
Bonus Hands & Payouts:
• Jack and Ace of Spades pay 50 : 1
• Jack and Ace of Diamonds, Clubs or Hearts pay 25 : 1
• Two cards of the same suit pay 5 : 2
Customizable Strategy TableThe Blackjack Advanced Strategy table is used during AutoPlay mode and enables you to define your personal game strategy when you Click the Strategy button. The Strategy table is only available in Expert Mode. The Blackjack Advanced Strategy table can also be used as a learning aid - just choose your options to create your own strategy to beat the Dealer.
Note: The Default strategy is just a basic strategy table. Correct the strategy table using our Bonus Blackjack Gold Series Strategy Card below for the better odds.
Game Statistics (click the Stats button) enable you to view information about your current game session: the number of hands played (per hour), the winning combinations, the percentage of winning combinations, 3 highest wins and more.
Bonus Blackjack Gold Series Strategy CardBonus Blackjack has the same rules as Vegas Downtown blackjack, so the optimal strategy for the main game (without side bet) is the same. The following strategy will help you keeping house edge at 0.40%. With card counting you can slightly increase your performance even more.
Basic blackjack strategy is shown as table with the dealer's up card in the first row and player's two card combination in the second column. The entries in the table tell you what to do (Hit, Stand, Double Down or Split) depending on the different combinations of dealer's and player's hands. Optimal Bonus Blackjack Gold Series strategy tables for rules of Microgaming online casinos are shown above for player's hard totals, soft totals, and pairs.
Some casinos offer Insurance bets if the Dealer has Ace. For Insurance you place half your original bet. If the dealer gets Blackjack, you are paid at 2:1 but lose your original bet. If the dealer does not get Blackjack you lose your insurance bet. Insurance is not recommended in Bonus Blackjack game and most the other versions.
If you place an optional side bet that pays up to 50 to 1 you will have the house edge on this side bet of 6.46%. Although the odds may not seem great, you can use a system for placing bonus bets to boost your winnings and add some extra action.
Microgaming powered online casinos offers a number of different single and multi-hand versions of Blackjack including: Atlantic City Blackjack, Vegas Strip, Vegas Downtown, Multi-hand BJ,European, Spanish, Double Exposure, Gold Series variations and Triple Sevens progressive blackjack (see left bar menu to find rules and strategies for corresponding game versions).