Game Rules for Atlantic City Blackjack Gold from Microgaming

Rules for this great card game from Microgaming

Atlantic City Blackjack Gold

Game Rules for Atlantic City Blackjack Gold

Summary of official Game Rules:

  • Atlantic City Blackjack Gold is played with eight standard decks of 52 playing cards that are shuffled before each game.
  • Dealer Hole Card is used.
  • The dealer peeks for Blackjack when dealt an Ace or a card with a value of 10.
  • Split is available on two cards that have the same denomination or value.
  • Double down is available on your first two cards only.
  • Double down is available after a split.
  • Insurance is available.
  • Late Surrender is available.
  • The dealer stands on all 17.
  • Blackjack pays 3:2
  • Straight win pays 1:1
  • Insurance pays 2:1
  • The dealer is dealt two cards, one face-up and one face-down.
  • The dealer peeks for Blackjack when dealt an Ace or a card with a value of 10. If the dealer has Blackjack, the game is over.
  • Blackjack is the strongest hand and automatically stands.
  • Blackjack cannot be beaten, only matched.
  • All face cards have a value of 10.
  • Aces can have a value of either 1 or 11.
  • You and the dealer can draw up to nine additional cards to make a hand of eleven cards, provided the value of the hand does not exceed 21.
  • If a hand does not exceed 21 after receiving eleven cards, the hand automatically stands.
  • The dealer stands on all 17.
  • If the dealer is dealt a hand that exceeds the value of 21, and you are dealt a hand that has the value of 21 or less, the dealer's hand is bust.
  • Your hand automatically wins.
  • If the first two cards dealt to you are an Ace and a card with a value of 10, you have Blackjack. Your hand automatically stands
  • Blackjack pays out at odds of 3:2 on your regular bet.
  • If both the dealer's hand and your hand have Blackjack, the hands push. Your regular bet amount is returned to you.
  • If both the dealer's hand and your hand have the same value, the hands push. Your regular bet amount is returned to you.

  • You can split two cards that have the same denomination or value.
  • The split bet placed on your second hand is equal to your regular bet amount.
  • If you split a pair of Aces and then draw a card with a value of 10, this is not Blackjack, although it has a value of 21. This rule also applies to splitting pairs of cards with a value of 10 and then drawing an Ace.
  • You can split a maximum of three times per game, equalling four hands.
  • You can only split Aces once.
  • When you split a pair of Aces, each Ace is dealt one card, and the hand automatically stands.
  • The double down bet is equal to your regular bet amount.
  • You can double down on your first two cards only.
  • You can double down after a split.
  • When you double down, you are dealt one card and your hand automatically stands.
  • You can take Insurance.
  • The Insurance bet is equal to half your regular bet amount.
  • Insurance bet wins or losses are independent from your regular bet.
  • Insurance only covers your original hand. It does not cover any second hands on a split or a double down.
  • If the dealer does not have Blackjack, the Insurance bet is removed from the table. The cost of the Insurance bet is deducted from your credit balance, and the game continues.
  • If the dealer has Blackjack, the Insurance bet pays out at odds of 2:1.
  • The late surrender option is only available for the first two cards dealt.
  • Before you can surrender your hand, the dealer must check for a Blackjack and all Insurance bets must be resolved.
  • If you use the surrender option, you give up half your regular bet amount for the privilege of not playing out a hand.
  • Malfunctions void all plays.