Blackjack!!!!......................is the name given to this game. When playing the game and you shout out 'blackjack!' the players seated on the table would know exactly what you mean. A Ten and an Eleven is what makes a blackjack. Two cards dealt to you by the dealer should equal to a total of 21 and you are able to make a blackjack only from tens (ten, or jacks, queens, kings) and an ace (an ace is counted as having two values, 1 or 11).
Blackjack is only considered as a game of chance only to those who are not professional players but when it comes to the professionals, blackjack is a mathematical game. Generally, blackjack is a strategic game and it makes use of mathematical calculations. Actually black is more mathematical than compared to poker.
Blackjack is only considered as a game of chance if it is played using one deck. Most blackjack rules for one deck state that all cards dealt to players should be faced down at which this becomes difficult for players to predict the cards that have been dealt on the table. The game becomes a mathematical game when blackjack is played with the use of two decks or more. Most blackjack rules for two decks or more would state that cards are dealt face up to all players this in turn will reveal the cards that have been dealt on the table. All players will be able to see the cards that have been played and hence various winning strategies will be used by each and every individual player.
The most commonly winning strategy that is used when playing blackjack is card counting. A player can keep winning consistent if s/he is very good at making use of the card counting strategy. There are several ways at which a player is able to count cards that have been dealt. For instance, suppose you are playing blackjack which is making use of two decks. If all 8 aces have been played then you are certainly assured that the casino dealer will never obtain a blackjack. This will also give you an added advantage.
There are some land based/live casinos that do not allow players to make use of the card counting strategy and some casinos have actually banned some players due to the reason of making use of this strategy. When it comes to online casino it is allowed but you should make sure that your decisions are made very fast due to the fact that there is a time limit that they give to each player so as to make your decision. Therefore, if you are very fast at making use of the card counting strategy then you will definitely win big. There are some card counting strategies that are very complex and they require you to be good in calculations and you would have to be very quick to act.
Blackjack can also be compared to poker as a mathematical game because of the card counting strategy.