Blackjack is a vastly popular table card game that most of the people all over the world know history of blackjack. But we bet that there is something you don't know about this game because this game has the most exciting and tragic past. So you have to read the below points to know the game fully:
A-Z of Blackjack
1. The origin of this game is still confusing because both Italian and French said that they are the inventor of this game. Most people think that the origin of this game is France.
2. The original name of this game was the vingt-et-un or simply 21.
3. Napoleon loved to play this game when he was in exile in Elba and he passed most of his time playing this game.
4. The name of this game came from the original 21 game where the payout only given if the player have the jack of spades. For that cause the name blackjack come out.
5. at the end of 19th century the game blackjack was banned in United States and it was went underground for some year and in the year 1939 this game had come out in Las Vegas.
6. Edward O Thorp is known as the God of card counting because he first revealed the secret of card counting in his book "Beat the Dealer". He found the card counting system by mathematics and logics of card dealing.
7. After publishing the book of Thorp people attending largely in casinos and the rate win the game increased rapidly so the owner of these casino altered a few rules and brought some variations of this games.
8. The inventor of the blackjack team play was Al Francesco and he and the team earned more than some millions for last 25 years and the movie 21 was built on the team play of some MIT students.
9. Seat positioning of this game are named after the baseball terms and this name are hugely used in most of the casinos of United States.
10. The hall of fame of blackjack was first launched in 2002. This is for honoring the experts, players and authors of this game who have made significant role on the evolution of this game.
Caution to Play the Game
You have to remember that gambling can cause money lost and blackjack is a game where the probability of losing money is higher than others. So play the game when you think that you are perfectly ready to face any situation.