Power Moves options in Power Blackjack Games
Different online software providers all over the world launch blackjack games in different variants. One of the variant of Blackjack game is Power Blackjack, which is provided by a famous online software provider named WagerWorks. This version of Blackjack game is played at Virgin online casino. The rules for playing Power blackjack game are more or less similar to European Blackjack game, but have some minor differences in it. The main aim of launching this new variant of Blackjack game is to reduce the boredom of the players caused by playing the same blackjack game repeatedly and to bring something new excitement in standard Blackjack game.
Rules for Playing Power Blackjack Game
The rules that are similar to standard Blackjack game are described here. Power Blackjack is also played by having six decks of cards and payout in game is 3:2 as in case of European Blackjack game. Also, dealer in power Blackjack game stands on 17. Normal Double Move is permitted to players in Power Blackjack game. Players can also use Double Move even after using Split Move in game. However, players are allowed to Split up to 2 hands only. Like in European Blackjack game, no hole card rule is also applied in Power Blackjack game. Dealer in blackjack game will not check for having Blackjack card, but if he receives one blackjack card, player will lose all wagered amounts placed by him in game.
Power Moves in Power Blackjack Game
Apart from the common rules for playing Blackjack game, Power Blackjack game offers two additional moves known as Power Moves to players. If any player has 2 soft card total of 19 or 20, or hard total of 9 to 11, he is allowed to use Power Double move in game. In this Power Double Move, player can exchange his third card from any of the unknown cards if he does not like that card.Also if any player has a hard total of 15 or 16, he is allowed to use Power Split move in game. Power Split is almost similar to normal split move of Blackjack game, but special feature about this is that split move is allowed to players, even if they do not have same rank of cards with them. Since Power Double and Power Split moves will give outstanding advantages to players, so players also have to pay high price for having these moves in game. Now, if dealer of Power Blackjack game goes out of order by total of 22, then all hands of the players will push but if any player goes out of order, he will lose the game.
Power Doubles and Power Splits Moves should not be applied in certain conditions in game. This is because; these moves are not favorable to players in all situations of game. Therefore, strategic element involved here, is to decide, in what situation these moves should be applied in game and what situations these should not. Power Split can always be applied if the player has card value 8 or any other lower card. If player is having cards as 6, 9 or 7, 9, he can also use Power Split move if dealer is having card 9.
Players under certain situations in Blackjack game can also use power Double. The first situation is that if players two-card total is 9 or 10 while dealer is having 9, 10 or any other lower card. Secondly, if player is having two soft card totals of 19 and dealer is holding 9 or any lower value cards in game.