Caribbean 21 is a variation of Blackjack unique to Real Time Gaming casinos. It has some strange features so might take some getting used to!
Caribbean 21 Rules
- Caribbean 21 is dealt from an infinite deck of cards.
- Aces can count as only 1.
- The dealer gets only one card face up and does not take a hole card.
- The player may double at any time with two or more cards. This includes redoubling and doubling after a split.
- Player can hit after doubling
- Splitting is allowed on any two cards. Aces have no special restrictions as in blackjack and have the same splitting rules as other cards.
- Split only once to two hands.
- The player may surrender at any time. Surrender is allowed after splitting on a hand by hand basis.
- An ace and two 10-point cards is called a “Caribbean 21” and is ranked higher than all other 21 point hands, including after splitting.
- A winning player bet shall pay even money, except for a Caribbean 21 which pays 3-2 on the initial hand only.
- Player loses all ties.
The house edge, taking all this into account, is around 0.19%.
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