Big 5 Blackjack Microgaming's Gold Series version.
Number of Decks: This game is played with five full decks, which are shuffled before each new game begins.
Card Values: The card values are as standard I.E. each card is worth its face value with Aces worth one or eleven.
Hands per game: This is a single hand game.
Surrender: Surrender is available, and you choose to take it then you will give up
half your original bet amount to be removed from the game.
Push Rules: If both you and the Dealer have a tied hand then this is classed as a push and your stake will be returned.
Blackjack Pays: If you get dealt a Blackjack you are paid out at odds of 3:2 on your original bet, unless the Dealer has a
Blackjack in which case the hand will become a push and your stake will be returned.
Dealer Rules: The Dealer will always Hit his hand on a soft 17. Big 5 Blackjack
is a Hole Card game and as such the Dealer will
always check for a Blackjack when he has a Ten or Ace showing via his upcard.
Player Betting Options: A player may Double Down on any two cards, and may also Double Down after splitting
cards. You can split your hand up to three times, and thus you could play with up to
Aces however can only be Split once and only one additional card will be dealt to a Split Ace.
If you are dealt a Ten valued card to any Split Ace then this hand is a 21 hand and not a Blackjack.
If you are dealt any two Ten valued cards then you are permitted to Split them.
House Edge: The House Edge on Microgamings Big 5 Blackjack game is 0.47%.
Table Stake Levels: The minimum bet on this game is £/$/€1 and the maximum
bet per hand is £/$/€200.