Perfect Pairs (Blackjack) | RTG
You are dealt two cards face up and the dealer is dealt two cards, one face down and one face up. The goal is to get closer to 21 points than the dealer without going over 21 points.
A Perfect Pairs side bet is a bet that your first two cards will be the same, but not necessarily the same suit.
For example, 3♦ 3♣ or 8♣ 8♠.
A “Blackjack” is a hand that totals 21 points with two cards. Blackjack automatically wins.
In Perfect Pairs, you are dealt two cards face up and the dealer is dealt two cards, one face down and one face up. The goal of Perfect Pairs is to get closer to 21 points than the dealer without going over 21 points. A Perfect Pairs side bet is a bet that your first two cards will be the same, but not necessarily the same suit. For example, 3♦ 3♣ or 8♣ 8♠.
The Perfect Pairs side bet is not affected by the dealer’s hand.
A “Blackjack” is a hand that totals 21 points with two cards. Blackjack automatically wins, unless both you and the dealer receive Blackjack, then you push. A total of 21 points with three or more cards is not considered Blackjack.
- Cards 2 through 10 = face value
- Face Cards = 10 points
- Aces = 1 point or 11 points, whichever makes a better hand
Example: 6 + Ace = 7 points or 17 points
Select the main betting spot then click chips to place a bet within table limits or click Rebet.
Optionally select the Perfect Pairs betting spot then click chips to place a bet within table limits.
If the Dealer’s face-up card is an Ace, click Insure if you would like to buy insurance
Click Hit, Stand, Double, or Split.
Continue to click Hit until you Stand, Double, bust, push, or until the dealer busts.
Doubling – You can only Double once in Blackjack.
Splitting – You can split the first two cards dealt if they are of equal point value. When you split, you must place an additional bet that is equal to the ante. You will now have two hands. You can continue to hit for each hand, unless the split was made for a pair of Aces, in which case you can only hit once for each hand.
To Win Perfect Pairs Side Bet (meet one)
Your first two cards are a Mixed Pair.
Your first two cards are a Colored Pair.
Your first two cards are a Perfect Pair.
To Win Main Wager (meet one)
You get Blackjack.
Your hand is closer to 21 points than the dealer’s hand and does not exceed 21 points.
- The dealer’s hand exceeds 21 points while your hand does not exceed 21 points.
How the Dealer Plays
Dealer Hits on any total of 16 or less.
Dealer Stands any total of 17 or more.
Dealer Hits on any hard total of 16 or less.
Dealer Stands on any hard total of 17 or more.
Dealer Hits on any soft total of 17 or less.
Dealer Stands on any soft total of 18 or more.
Insurance is an additional bet that the dealer has Blackjack. You can purchase insurance when the dealer’s face-up card is an Ace. Insurance cost half the amount of the ante and pays 2:1 if the dealer has Blackjack. If the dealer does not have Blackjack, the insurance is collected by the house.
Switch to Real Money – When available in FUN mode, click Switch to Real Money to play with real money.
Balance – The balance is the amount of money available in your account. You can use your balance to place bets.
Cashier – Click Cashier to deposit money, withdraw money, or review past transactions.
Menu – Click Menu to open the menu and access Player Options and History.
Player Options – Click Player Options to turn full screen mode on and off, adjust the volume, turn dealer voices on and off when available, adjust card speed, and configure Autoplay options.
Help – Click Help to open the help page for the game.
Back – Click Back to close the game and return to the casino lobby.
Rules – The Rules tab expands to display game rules, payouts, and dealer actions where applicable.