Blackjack, or 21, is one of the most sought-after games in land-based and online casinos, and a good blackjack player is always looking for tournaments.

Since the creation of online games, everything has evolved a lot to get to what we have today: live games, presented by real dealers, with HD multi-camera filming, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

And today we can say that we have much more advantage in online games than in face-to-face ones. Do you want an example? Tournaments in physical casinos are limited due to space. In online casinos, there is no such thing. We even have blackjack games with no limit on the number of participants per table. In an online casino you can get a 500% deposit bonus in the UK online casinos, in a face-to-face casino there is no such opportunity.

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Of course, that would be impossible in a real casino! Now let’s take a look at the most popular online blackjack tournament options.

Blackjack Sit & Go Tournaments

The main characteristic of Sit & Go poker tournaments (SNG) is that they are quick single-table tournaments. There is no limit number of participants, as the criterias are set by each individual platform. However, the most common are SNG 6-Max and SNG 9-Max.

SNG tournaments only start when the maximum number of players is completed. Unlike the Multi-Time Tournaments (MTT), it is not allowed to register once the game has started.

In addition, there are SNG styles with different durations (SNG Turbo and Superturbo: very short tournaments that usually last less than an hour) and formats (bounty, knockout, double or nothing, etc.).

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Blackjack Elimination Tournaments

This other tournament option starts similarly to Sit & Go. Each round has a preset number of hands to be played and, at the end of each round, those with the fewest chips are eliminated from the tournament.

With each new round, more players are eliminated until there is a champion, who will win the final prize.

The Advantages of Online Tournaments

Online tournaments are taken seriously and have very experienced players, as well as being very profitable. In fact, online casinos revolutionized gambling, since it is possible to bet on all kinds of games at any time of the day, wherever we are.

There are numerous variations of blackjack that have different numbers of decks per game type, different splitting allowances, and different dealer limitations. 

Remembering Blackjack Cards

The rules of blackjack can be learned in a few minutes and the goal of the gambler is only one: to beat the dealer by reaching the number 21 or getting as close as possible through the sum of the cards, without going over.

  • The values of the cards
  • The Ace can be worth 1 or 10
  • The J (Jack), the Q (Queen), and the K (King) are worth 10
  • Cards from 2 to 10 are worth their face value

Now that you have gone over the most basic rules and know about the existence of online tournaments, all you have to do is to find the right online casino that suits youand discover all the options you have as a blackjack player.

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