This version of Pontoon is found at casinos running on Real Time Gaming (RTG) software.
Pontoon is a variation of the card game Blackjack.
RTG Pontoon Rules:
- Pontoon is dealt with 2 decks of cards.
- Cards are re-shuffled after every hand.
- Dealer must hit soft 17.
- Dealer wins all ties.
- Dealer wins with any 5 card total of 21 or less.
- Pontoon, ie 2-card 21, pays 2 to 1 (unless dealer also has Pontoon)
- Any 5 card hand that doesn’t bust pays 2 to 1 (unless the Dealer also has 5 cards).
- All other winning hands pay even money.
- The Player may split up to 3 hands at one time.
- A Player may draw and double after splitting aces.
- A 2-card 21 after splitting aces counts as a pontoon.
- Player may Double at any time and may hit after Doubling.
- If a Player has doubled down and receives a total of 14 or less, the hand will automatically draw cards until the total is over 14.
This Pontoon game has house edge of 0.17%.
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