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Online Blackjack Guide

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Welcome to Metropolitan Gaming Online’s guide to Blackjack.

Blackjack is one of the world’s most popular casino games and we have a large selection of Blackjack games for you to enjoy. 

Our team has produced a helpful guide on how to get started, how to play and how to make the most of your time with Metropolitan Gaming Online;

  • Create an account: Sign up for a Metropolitan Gaming Online account.
  • Deposit funds: After creating your account, deposit funds into your  Metropolitan Gaming Online casino account. We offer various options, including debit/credit cards, e-wallets, and bank transfers.
  • Explore blackjack variations: Browse through the casino’s game library and find the blackjack section. Online casinos usually offer several variations of blackjack, such as Classic Blackjack, European Blackjack, and Blackjack Switch. Read the rules and choose the variant that suits your preferences.
  • Learn the basic rules: Familiarise yourself with the basic rules of blackjack. The objective is to beat the dealer’s hand without exceeding a total card value of 21. Number cards (2-10) are worth their face value, face cards (J, Q, K) are worth 10, and the Ace can be worth 1 or 11, depending on which value benefits your hand.
  • Understand the gameplay: In blackjack, you and the dealer are initially dealt two cards each. Your cards are face-up, while one of the dealer’s cards is face-up, and the other is face-down. You have several options: 
    • Hit: Request an additional card to improve your hand’s total.
    • Stand: Decline any more cards and keep your current hand.
    • Double Down: Double your initial bet and receive one more card before standing.
    • Split: If your initial hand consists of two cards of the same rank, you can split them into two separate hands, each with its own bet.
    • Insurance: If the dealer’s face-up card is an Ace, you have the option to purchase insurance to protect yourself against the dealer having a blackjack.
  • Try a basic blackjack strategy: To maximise your chances of winning, study basic blackjack strategy charts. These charts provide the optimal moves based on your hand value and the dealer’s face-up card. Following basic strategy significantly reduces the house edge.
  • Manage your bankroll: Set a budget and establish betting limits before you start playing. It’s important to manage your bankroll responsibly and avoid chasing losses. Only wager amounts you’re comfortable with losing and consider taking breaks if you’ve been playing for an extended period.
  • Take advantage of bonuses and promotions: Metropolitan Gaming Online offers a safe & responsible environment, to help new players try all aspects of our innovative online casino we have created a unique 3 in 1 welcome bonus, sign up to take advantage of it today!
  • Stay safe and gamble responsibly: Gambling should always be done responsibly. Set limits on your playing time and expenditure, and never gamble with money you can’t afford to lose. If you feel that your gambling habits are becoming problematic, seek help from support organisations dedicated to responsible gambling.


This guide provides a general overview of playing online blackjack at Metropolitan Gaming Online. Each casino may have its specific rules and variations, so it’s essential to review the terms and conditions and familiarise yourself with the specific rules of the casino you choose to play at. Good luck and have fun!

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