- The player must place a wager on the main blackjack game first, and may wager on the optional sidebets.
- After all wager are placed, traditional blackjack is dealt.
- After the cards have been dealt, the side wagers are settled. If the player has an Ace in their hand, but does not have Blackjack, they are paid according to the “Player Any Ace” payout.
- If the player has two Aces of two Kings and the dealer’s up-card is an Ace or a King creating a Three of a Kind, they are paid according to the posted paytable.
- If the player has Blackjack, then one of the “Blackjack” pays will be paid out. The Blackjack Match wager pays according to the hosted paytables.
- Normal blackjack play will continue after Blackjack Match wagers are settled.
- Must Hit By: Blackjack Match can also feature a “Must Hit By” amount. This dollar amount, noted on the STAX progressive display, may be awarded at the end of the round to a player making the optional progressive bet.
- Ace/King Blackjacks Matching Suits: Player and dealer have A-K, all 4 cards of the same suit.
- Matching Suited Blackjacks: Player and dealer identical blackjacks, all 4 cards of the same suit.
- Three Aces: Player A-A and dealer up-card is Ace.
- Three Kings: Player K-K and dealer up-card is King.
- Player & Dealers Suited Blackjacks: Player suit does not need to match dealer suit.
- Player & Dealer Blackjacks: Both player and dealer two-card 21s.
- Player Suited Blackjack: Player-only two-card 21, suited.
- Player Blackjack: Player-only two-card 21.
- Player Any Ace (first two cards): Either or both player cards are an Ace.