Premier Blackjack with Side Bets Quick Info

Multi-hand blackjack game

Play up to 5 hands at once.

Mobile friendly

Optimized to adapt to landscape and portrait views.

High win potential

21+3 and Perfect Pairs pay up to 100:1.

Very low volatility

Expect small but frequent wins with low payouts.

Updated graphics

Enjoy beautiful visuals and modern design.

How To Guide: Premier Blackjack with Side Bets

Jackpot City offers a variety of online casino games, including Premier Blackjack with Side Bets, released in July 2021 by Switch Studios. This modern table option features Perfect Pairs™ and 21+3™ bets, card animations, realistic sound effects, and sleek graphics. It's a top choice for online blackjack in Ontario.

The Rules of Premier Blackjack with Side Bets

As with all blackjack games available online, Premier Blackjack with Side Bets has a few game rules, which makes it easier to understand the game, especially when playing for the first time.

  • General Rules: The game is played with 8 regular decks, and the dealer must stand on all 17. The dealer peeks on 10-value cards as well as Aces. Players may double down on any 2 cards, as well as after a split. A split Ace and a 10 will count as 21 and not as Blackjack.
  • Insurance Rules: If the dealer's initial card is an Ace, you can place an insurance bet at half the cost of your original bet, which is a separate wager on whether the dealer will get Blackjack. If the dealer does not have Blackjack, the insurance bet is forfeited, but if the dealer does have Blackjack, the insurance bet pays out at odds of 2:1.
  • Double Down Rules: You can double down on any of your first two cards, with the double down bet being equal to your regular bet amount. In addition to this, you can also double down after a split.
  • Split Rules: You can split two cards of the same denomination or value, placing a bet equal to your regular bet on the second hand, and then you are dealt a new card to each hand. Additionally, you can split once to make two hands, and if you split a pair of Aces and draw a card with a value of 10, or split cards with a value of 10 and then draw an Ace, it is not considered Blackjack, but has a value of 21.
  • Return to Player (RTP): The average payout percentage for Premier Blackjack with Side Bets ranges between 95.90% and 99.57%.
  • Volatility: The game has a low volatility – this means that payouts can occur often but will be smaller.
  • Bet Sizes: The bet sizes range between 1 and 200 credits per hand – this can vary between regions and different side bets may also have different bet sizes.

As mentioned, the game offers two exciting side bets, Perfect Pairs™ and 21+3™, which could well make this one of the best online blackjack games in Ontario. Let’s find out more about these special bets.

  • Perfect Pairs™: Players wager on whether their initial two cards form a specific pair among three potential combinations. Before dealing, players place their side bet, aiming to land a pair – either matching numerical values from two to ten or identical face values for Jacks, Queens, Kings, or Aces. Winning the Perfect Pairs™ side bet entails receiving payouts determined by the odds associated with the particular pair formed, while failing to match any of these configurations, will result in the loss of the side bet amount. The payouts range between 100:1 for a Suited Three of a Kind to 5:1 for a Flush.
  • 21+3™: Players bet on forming specific poker hands with their first two cards and the dealer's face-up card. Before dealing, players must place their side bet, aiming to create one of five poker hands; winning means the player gets payouts based on the odds associated with the hand formed. If the combination doesn't match any of these hands, the player loses the side bet amount. The payouts range from 25:1 for a Perfect Pair to 6:1 for a Mixed Pair.
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How To Play Premier Blackjack With Side Bets

In order to play any of the blackjack games at Jackpot City, you’ll need to have an account, which is easy to register. Once you have done this, follow these steps to start playing:

  1. Access your casino account using your exclusive username and password.
  2. Navigate to the Tables section in your account from the available categories.
  3. After launching the game, adjust your default bet to a level that suits your comfort.
  4. Initiate the game by clicking on the deal button.

You can also explore additional options within the game, such as game controls and settings, to enhance your experience while playing Premier Blackjack with Side Bets.

Extra Information about Premier Blackjack with Side Bets

The three horizontal dots at the top left corner of the screen will assist with the following:

  • Transaction History: View all your latest deposits and withdrawals.
  • Help: The rules of Premier Blackjack with Side Bets are explained in more detail.
  • Game History: This will show you the last hands played for a specific period or session.

The 3 horizontal lines (burger menu), also at the top left corner of the screen, will assist with the following:

  • Game Rules: A quick overview of the game, including the minimum and maximum bet.
  • Banking: Make a deposit or withdrawal via the Bank tab.
  • Settings: Choose to play with or without sound, or adjust the volume of the dealer’s voice.

The game controls include:

  • Undo: Your last bet placed will be cancelled.
  • Clear: All bets will be removed from the table.
  • Deal: This button will start the game.
  • Bet x2: Your current bet will be doubled.

Premier Blackjack with Side Bets can be played with 5 hands at the same time, and bets can be placed within the Bet circle on the table, with the respective side bets available below the Bet circle.

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Conclusion for Premier Blackjack with Side Bets

Whether you're a seasoned blackjack enthusiast or new to the game, Premier Blackjack with Side Bets on Jackpot City's mobile platform and app brings an exhilarating twist to the classic casino experience. With seamless accessibility and stunning graphics, the game offers a thrilling combination of strategy and chance. Of course, if you’re looking for similar blackjack games, and some of the best online blackjack titles in Ontario you will also find exciting games like Premier Blackjack with Buster Blackjack™ and Switch European Blackjack at Jackpot City on both PC and mobile.

Jackpot City stands as a premier hub for online gaming, known for its diverse selection of games, user-friendly interface, and a reputation for delivering top-notch entertainment. Boasting a wide array of slots, table games, and live dealer options, this platform caters to both seasoned players and newcomers alike.

Premier Blackjack with Side Bets Game Guide

Optimized to adapt to landscape and portrait views.

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