War Blackjack® is an exciting side bet in which players have the option to make a War Wager of an amount within posted table limits. The player will receive one card face up, which serves as the player’s War card and player’s first Blackjack card that will go against the dealer’s up card. War wager has over a 40% hit frequency.
Game Play Features
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HOW TO PLAY
•The player places a main Blackjack wager and an optional Blackjack War wager before the hand begins
•The Blackjack War side bet is not limited to any amount relative to the player’s main bet
•The player and dealer each receive one card dealt face up and the Blackjack War bet pays even-money when the player’s card is higher than the dealer’s card (*Note: Aces are the lowest card in Blackjack War)
•The dealer removes all losing Blackjack War wagers
•For winning Blackjack War wagers, the dealer asks the player if they want to parlay all of the Blackjack War winnings onto their main Blackjack hand
•If the player elects to parlay, the dealer caps the player’s main bet with the War winnings and returns the original War wager to the player
•If the player does not parlay, the dealer returns the entire War proceeds (original bet plus winnings) to the player
•The Blackjack hand then plays out following normal Blackjack house rules
*War Blackjack is played with any standard Blackjack game. The War bet for a six-deck game returns a house edge of about 1.17%.