Blackjack, aka 21, originated in France and Spain in the 1760s. It was predated by the French game, Quinze (meaning 15) and the Italian version Sette e Mezzo (seven and a half). Blackjack’s popularity is because it’s easy to learn. Interestingly, the theoretical return to a player is 98.70%. Come play at Casino 99!
By Howard Hian