Blackjack Terms - Speak Like a ProMay 20th 2007 - 10:34am PST
As you are preparing to watch the World Series of Blackjack on GSN this June, the King recommends you brush up on your blackjack terms.
Last player seated on the dealer's right side
Single card discarded from the top of the deck
When a hand's total # value exceeds 21
Solid-colored plastic card used to cut the decks
Double thebet on your first two cards and draw only one more card
Standard bet amount that does not change from hand to hand
Small money bettor
Count on Ace card as 1 not 11
To play at the Blackjack table alone with the dealer
Request another card from the dealer.
Any face down card.
When a player's first two cards are the same
A hand with a total # value of 17 to 21
Well-dressed floor manager who supervises players and dealers
The bet's outcome. Chips taken, money paid or Push.
Card-dealing device able to hold many decks.
To count an Ace card as 11 not 1
Split any two cards of same amount into separate hands
Stay with the cards you currently have
Gratuity. Tipping or "Toking" the dealer