Super Fun 21, a variation of blackjack, is played using a standard 52 deck card. One up to eight decks of cards can be used while playing Super Fun 21. It is one of those fascinating Blackjack variants which offer players quite a wide array of offers once they get dealt a given hands combinations. These kinds of payouts usually do not require any additional side bet.
The rules in dealing Super Fun 21 bear certain variations from the traditional blackjack rules. However, some conventional rules associated with the traditional blackjack are also applicable in Super Fun 21. Hence, there is a need to take a close look at the rules that apply to this game.
You are allowed to split any two cards that have equal value. This includes ten values cards such as Queens, Jacks, and Kings bearing color variations. By splitting, you need to place an additional bet on the new hand. This bet should match your initial wager amount. The player is allowed to keep on splitting, and play up a maximum of four hands.
Doubling Down Rules
Doubling down on any two cards is allowed. You can double-down right after splitting cards. An additional feature of Super Fun 21 is the double down rescue, where half of the total bet may be surrendered after doubling.
The dealer will always hit a soft 17 hand. Since this game is a hole card game, when he is holding a Ten or an Ace, the dealer will always be checking for Blackjack. If the dealer has Blackjack, then he will reveal his hand, and that brings the game to its conclusion.
For online players, it is important to keep in mind that the whole deck is shuffled prior to the beginning of each game.
Payouts and House Edge
With the exception of the suit of Diamonds, a Blackjack hand normally pays even money. In the stated exception, the payout is 2-1, and an Insurance bet that wins pays 2-1.
Certain hands provide for bonus payouts as follows:
• Six or more cards by the player seal a straight win if they total 20 or less. An instant 2-1 is paid on a hand where the player gets six or more cards that total exactly 21.
• The House Edge of the Super Fun 21 Blackjack game is 0.94%. it is also essential to remember that instead of the regular three or two payout, a blackjack pays even money. This more than makes up for the edge the casino is giving with the liberal rules variations.
Hint and Tips
When playing Super Fun 21, late surrender may be taken. To be on the safe side, this option should only be taken when good strategy dictates it and should be used very carefully. For instance, when you have 16 and the Dealer is showing an Ace or a Ten valued card, late surrendering your hand is a viable option. This can also be applicable when you have a 15 and the dealer is holding an Ace.
Also, if you have a pair of 7’s and the Dealer is showing an Ace or a Ten valued card then this is also when you should surrender your hand.