There are three 8-deck classic blackjack games available at casinos running on Cryptologic software.

These are the rules for Cryptologic’s classic Blackjack games. That is, the games they call;

  • “Blackjack”
  • “MultiHand Blackjack”
  • “MultiPlayer Blackjack”

The house edge on these games is 0.49%.

Games Rules

  • Eight 52-card decks are used.
  • The deck is re-shuffled after each hand, except in a muti-player game when the deck is re-shuffled after approximately one-third of the shoe has been dealt.
  • Dealer stands on all 17’s.
  • Doubling after splitting allowed.
  • No re-splitting of cards allowed.
  • No surrender.
  • Only one additional card allowed on each Ace when splitting a pair of Aces.
  • The Multi-hand version allows up to five possible hands per deal.

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