Introduction to Live Blackjack
The game of blackjack is as popular as ever at online casinos all over the web and there is plenty of great variety to choose from. For many years, virtual blackjack games was the best way to experience this classic casino game online. However, thanks to incredible breakthroughs in internet technology, an entirely new and exciting way to play online blackjack is now available. You can now play live blackjack games from the comfort of your own home on your desktop or laptop, or on the go anywhere in the UK on your preferred mobile device. At Play UK, our live blackjack games are powered by Evolution Gaming, the leading live casino game software brand in the industry. Evolution Gaming use state of the art technology to stream the best live blackjack and other live table games such as live roulette, baccarat and poker directly to your device in real time.
Play UK features the best live blackjack UK gamblers are looking for, with far more variety to suit all levels of playing experience and bankroll than any other UK blackjack sites. In fact, our live casino currently features over half a dozen of the very best live blackjack online games, cherry picked from the Evolution Gaming stable. Start your real moneylive blackjack campaign with our classic Blackjack Silver, before moving onto other interesting and exciting live dealer blackjack titles such as Blackjack Platinum VIP or Blackjack Fortune VIP. Other interesting titles to try include the ever-exciting and often explosive Blackjack Party, or stretch out with Blackjack Grand VIP and Diamond VIP.
How to play live blackjack
To start playing live blackjack at Play UK is very easy to do. Just like our virtual blackjack games, all you need to do is click on the live casino tab to open the live casino thumbnail gallery. Next, choose your live blackjack game by clicking on the relevant thumbnail. Remember to ensure that you have funds available in your Play UK casino account as our live online blackjack UK games can only be played for real money. If you need to make a cash deposit into your Play UK casino account, be sure to take advantage of our casino bonus offers to really boost your bankroll! Once you’ve clicked on the live blackjack thumbnail that most appeals to you, you will automatically connect with the live game that is either underway or about to start. You will be greeted by our friendly and gorgeous live dealers and you can place your chips to get your first cards.
Live blackjack online rules & strategies
Our live dealer blackjack games follow the same basic rules as our other virtual blackjack games, although it does depend on which live blackjack version you are playing. The basics are simple, place your wager to receive your first two cards which are dealt to you face up (depending on the game). You can now decide what your next move should be and, for many UK blackjack players, a solid basic blackjack strategy comes in handy. You can try out a few blackjack strategies such as the Martingale or Paroli with our free blackjack games before switching over to our real money live dealer blackjack. There are all sorts of possibilities available, including doubling down, splitting, hitting and standing, it’s your move!
VIP & High stakes games
Play UK leads the way in premium online and live blackjack games, with something for all levels of playing budget and playing experience. UK gambler that take their blackjack a bit more seriously can look forward to enjoying the best in VIP and high stakes live dealer blackjack games including Blackjack Premium VIP, Blackjack Grand VIP, and Diamond VIP. These games offer the best in VIP features, high stakes games and more.
Live Blackjack on mobile
Play UK is the leading live blackjack mobile casino in the UK and you can play any of our online blackjack live dealer on the go from anywhere in the UK. Our mobile live casino version is powered by Evolution Gaming and is a far superior experience to any of the other mobile casinos available to UK gamblers. Enjoy glitch-free live streaming in real time across a wide range of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets powered by leading operating systems such as Android, iOS iPhones and iPads, Windows Phone, and Blackberry devices. Play UK mobile gives you all the features you’ve come to value in our desktop platform, including fantastic mobile casino deposit bonus offers, the best in mobile slots and card games, progressive jackpot games, roulette live mobile table games, 24 hour mobile support, fast mobile payouts and much more.
Glossary of common Blackjack terms
Whether you choose to play classic blackjack or one of the latest live dealer variations, there are certain common blackjack terms that you will need to know in order to enjoy your game to its full potential. The following lists some of the most common blackjack terms used in all online blackjack games. • Bet: A bet is the same as a wager in blackjack and it can be achieved by selecting the number of chips you wish to play for and placing them on the table in front of you. • Blackjack tournament: Compete against other blackjack players for top prizes. • Basic Blackjack strategy: a basic strategy that helps you to decide the appropriate response to the dealers face up card compared to your initial two card hand. • Card counting: A technique used to determine the overall value of a blackjack deck. • Double down: If you believe you have a strong hand you can double your bet and get an additional card. • Hit: Indicates to the dealer that you wish to receive an additional card (not to be confused with doubling down). • Insurance: This is a type of side bet based on the assumption that the dealer has a blackjack. Insurance pays 2:1 and is available when the dealer's face up card is an ace. • Stand: Indicates to the dealer that you do not wish to receive any additional cards. • Split: An option allowing you to split pairs such as 8’s or aces. This creates two separate bets, each requiring a separate wager. • Free play:Select blackjack games that are free to play and do not require real money in order to enjoy them.