Blackjack Variants Released by Microgaming

Microgaming is one of the leading online casino software providers having wide range of gaming portfolio. If we specifically consider blackjack games then it offers more then forty different blackjack games to its players. All the forty games are not of different variants but some differs only in terms of format.

All the blackjack games offered by Microgaming are broadly categorized in to three different groups they are multi hand, single hand and high limit. In the multi hand category, here at a time players can place wager up to maximum five hands. On the contrary, in single hand blackjack variant players are allowed to place wager on only one hand.

The third and the final category is high limit, this category differs from the remaining two in terms of wagering range. As such betting range in single hand and the multiple hand varies between one to two hundred credits. Where as betting range in high limit varies between two hundred to five thousand credits.

In all, Microgaming offers only four different high limit games they are Atlantic City Gold Multi Hand, Vegas Downtown Gold Single Hand, European Blackjack Gold Single Hand and Atlantic City Gold Single Hand. The other two i.e. single and multiple hands are available in gold and standard variants. There is no difference in hr rules of the game but difference actually arises in the visual table setting, in gold the visual table setting is very clear and elegant.

In case, you neglect the difference discussed above then the persisting range of exclusive Microgaming blackjack games significantly reduced to fifteen. There are four variants whose exact replicates are frequently enjoyed in brick and mortal casinos. These games are Vegas Downtown Blackjack, European Blackjack, Vegas Strip Blackjack and Atlantic City Blackjack.

The above mentioned games does not have ruffles such as progressive jackpots or side bets and these games are designed specially for the hard core blackjack players. European blackjack game follow the rules of the game in European casino and in Riviera casino.

European variants of blackjack game is different from the American variants because in American variant dealer does not check for the blackjack unless and until player makes their move. You can play the game of blackjack in different manners in Vegas Downtown and in Vegas Strip casinos. In the casino of Vegas Strip, dealer stands on both hard and soft 17. On the other hand, blackjack dealer hits only at soft 17 in the casino of Vegas Downtown.

The blackjack variants powered by Microgaming are available to players on their own in some of the innovative games. These games are Triple 7 blackjack, Super Fun 21, High Streak Blackjack, Classic Blackjack, Perfect Pairs, Spanish Blackjack, Pontoon, Bonus Blackjack and Big 5 Blackjack. Some of these blackjack games can also be powered by other popular casino gaming software providers.

Bonus Blackjack is capable of offering side bet, which the players can place at the upfront. The decision of side bet is based on the first two cards of players. The combination of Ace and Jack of spades are capable of offering 50:1 payout. The ace and jack of any other suite can give 25:1 payout. The blackjack variant of Hi Lo 13 is capable of offering side bets based on the starting two cards of players. In the blackjack gaming variant of Hi Lo, if the total of two different cards of players have higher value than 13, Hi side bets give even money. On the other hand, if the total is less than 13, 13 bet gives 10:1 payout.