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3 Major Differences Between Online and Offline Blackjack

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By GaryOPA on May 27, 2020 at 10:00 PM
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    Playing the game of blackjack on the computer has become quite popular, especially during this period of the pandemic. People are learning the ins and outs of real money blackjack as its evolution to the computer age takes place. The big decision for most folks is whether to play online or offline, as there are differences. This article will concentrate on explaining those differences. The idea is for prospective players to have enough information to make an informed decision on which way to play. Either way, they are guaranteed to have fun with these real money games.

    Differences in Convenience and Expense

    Online blackjack is known far and wide for being the most convenient of the real money games. It allows them to socialize and play games without ever leaving home. There is no need to take time off from work for a gambling vacation, it can be played during off-work hours. Another convenience is there is no need to get into your car and drive to the casino. Not only does that save time, it saves money too.

    Real money blackjack expenses only involve those incurred from playing the game. Since it is played online, there is no need for airline or hotel expenses. So much money is saved that way. If you happen to be short on money but want to partake of the fun, you can opt out of the higher stakes' games. When it comes to real money games, you cannot go wrong with online blackjack.

    Differences in Speed and Pace of Play

    When you play real money blackjack online, you can determine the speed and pace of the game. It could be played very quickly. The dealer will not be slow because the computer shuffles the cards and deals them out. The game itself will not wear out your patience or become nerve racking. There is also no need to fret that there will not be an open seat for you. Everything is virtual and the computer will always make room for one more - YOU.

    As is true with other real money games, sometimes you might want a slower pace of play. With online blackjack, you get to determine that. You dictate the speed and pace you want the game to proceed with. In a physical game at a live casino, other players may make a fuss if you take longer. With blackjack online, this does not happen.

    Presence of Other Players

    This makes a huge difference when playing real money games. Many people enjoy interacting with other people when they get an opportunity. With real money blackjack online, this is possible. The obvious difference is you do not have to leave home to do it. Right now, with the pandemic, this is the perfect time for such a thing. You can socialize online, therefore, it is very safe.

    With respect to the game itself, there can be variables. That part is like playing in a physical casino. There might be nobody else at your table, or it could be full. The presence of other players in online blackjack keeps you on your toes. You must always play correctly and display the proper etiquette. Any form of cheating will not be tolerated. This is true for all online players, not only you.

    The exception to the rule here is the dealer. Even when you choose online blackjack and play with real people, the dealer is always computer generated. This automated dealer will shuffle and deal the cards. It also becomes irrelevant to know the number of card decks being utilized.


    An important thing to keep in mind is that, although it is online and played from your home, these are real money games. This means you are obligated to pay any money you have lost, no matter what. Therefore, if you do not have the cash to spare, DO NOT play the game. No excuses will be tolerated. The upside to this is that it applies to all online players. Meaning, if YOU are owed money, you WILL be paid. The cash is real and, at that point, is yours to keep. So, have fun.


Discussion in 'General Gaming News' started by GaryOPA, May 27, 2020.

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