The name of the game in English is blackjack, and it is played with a standard 52-card deck. The object of the game is to achieve as close to 21 points as possible by playing cards until you have no more cards left in your hand.
If you are able to achieve this, you are said to have “busted” the other player and would receive a payment in cash or a casino bonus. If you are not able to achieve this, then you can continue playing until either player busts.
There are a variety of rules that can be used when playing blackjack, but the most common rule is that each player starts with two cards and must either hit or stand. If you hit, you receive 1 point and add it to your total.
If you stand, then you receive no points and the other player receives 1 point. After both players have played two cards, the next card is dealt and play continues as normal.
If a player has an Ace of Spades (a high card), then they are considered “kicker” and can either add 1 to their total or kick the other player’s card off the table. If a player has a 2 through 10 (low card), then they are considered “stander” and can do nothing.
Kickers and standers are important to remember because they can change the outcome of the game significantly.
The goal of blackjack is to accumulate as many points as possible before busting, but there are other strategies that can also be used when playing the game. For example, if you think that the other player is likely to hit next, then it may be wise to switch to another strategy such as doubling down or splitting cards.
There are also certain rules that can be used in order to help improve your chances of winning, such as playing “hard hands.” Hard hands refers to cards that have high values such as 10s or Aces, which gives you an advantage over most players because they will usually only have low cards.