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BlackJack - A multiple deck, casino rules blackjack game.
This manual page documents briefly the blackjack command. For more
information, please refer to the GNOME help for BlackJack
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.
BlackJack accepts the following options, besides the usual Gtk+/GNOME
Blackjack rule set to use
This text is taken verbatim from the BlackJack Manual V2.8.
To Set the Wager
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
To Deal a New 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.
To Add a Card to a Hand (Hit)
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
To Stop Taking Cards (Stand)
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
To double down, double click on any of the player chips after
the first two cards have been dealt.
To Split Pairs
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.
Get a hint
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
Most of the operations in the game can be controlled from
ENTER Deal new hand
H Hit / Add card
S Stand / Finish hand
D Double down
P Split hand
R Surrender hand
This manual page was written by Martin Ferrari
<firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian system (but may be used by
others). Blackjack was written by William Jon McCann <email@example.com>.
You can find more information about BlackJack in /usr/share/doc/gnome-