It is one of the widely popular Blackjack free bonus variations developed by Realistic Games. It is actually a combination of two table games – Blackjack and Three-card poker. It offers all the standard gameplay of a Blackjack free bonus along with the option to place a side bet to make a poker hand. It is played according to the American Blackjack rules and hence the dealer checks for blackjack, unlike in European Blackjack. The advantage over European Blackjack is that if the dealer makes blackjack, you will only lose your original bet and not splits the and doubles.
The objective of the game is to make a poker hand by getting a combination of the player’s first and second cards with dealer’s first card. The minimum and maximum bet allowed in the base game are $1 and $2000 respectively. The side bets vary from a minimum of $1 to a maximum of $200.
- It is played with 6 decks of 52 cards.
- All cards are reshuffled before each deal.
- Dealer stands on all 17s.
- Double down is allowed on any two cards.
- You will receive an additional card after double down.
- Splitting is allowed only once, including Aces.
- Double down is also allowed after a split.
- Insurance is available.
- Players need to place a side bet before the cards are dealt in order to qualify for the side bet payouts.
Basic Bets Payouts:
- Standard – 1:1
- Blackjack – 3:2
- Insurance – 2:1
This Blackjack free bonus offers a payback of up to 99.63% on basic bets.
The various Side Bets available and their respective Payouts are as follows:
- Flush in which Combination of 3 cards of the same suit. Payout ratio is 5:1.
- Straight in which 3 cards of consecutive rank of mixed suits. Payout ratio is 10:1.
- Three of a Kind in which 3 cards of the mixed suits but with the same rank. Payout ratio is 25:1.
- Straight Flush in which 3 cards of consecutive rank of the same suit. Payout ratio is 40:1.
- Suited 3 of a Kind in which 3 cards with the same rank of the same suit. Payout ratio is 100:1.
The side bet odds offered by the blackjack is 92.86%.
This game offers an interface which is very smooth and easy to understand. The gameplay of this Blackjack free bonus proceeds in a very seamless manner which allows the players to experience more fun and excitement. The 2-in-1 game provides you with the potential to earn huge payout by placing side bets in addition to the basic bets. The house edge in case of main bets is 0.41% while it is 4.62% in case of side bets. This Blackjack free bonus is definitely one of the best additions to the 21+3 Blackjack variations.