BlackJack is a multiple deck, casino rules blackjack game. The object of the game is to hold cards having a higher count than those of the dealer without going over 21. It is part of the gnome-games package.
To increase the wager for the hand, double click on the player chip, located along the lower edge of the playing area, that you wish to add to your wager.
Or, drag the desired chip onto your wager stack, located next to your hand.
A new hand can be dealt when the table is clear or when play has finished on the current hands.
To deal a new hand on a clear table, click in the white outlines that indicate the dealer or player positions.
To deal a new hand after play has finished on the current hands, click once on any of the cards on the table.
You may add cards to a hand until the hand total is 21 or over.
To add a card to a player's hand, click once on any card in the hand.
You may stop taking cards at any time after the first two cards have been dealt.
To stop adding cards to a hand, click once on any other hand. For example, when there is only one player position (ie. you have not split a pair), click on the dealer's hand to stand. When you have split a pair, you may stand on the first player hand by clicking on the second player hand, or the dealer hand.
To double down, double click on any of the player chips after the first two cards have been dealt.
To split a pair, drag the top card of the hand off the player position and drop on any empty space on the table.
Not yet implemented.
At any time you may ask the game for a hint. To do this either click on the Hint button on the toolbar, or choose the Game/Hint menu item.
Most of the operations in the game can be controlled from keyboard input: