Other 21 games at Crown Casino
It was asked about on my Wizard of Vegas forum as early as December The player pays for these rules mostly by pushing if the dealer otherwise has a A blackjack also pays even money only. The rules of Blackjack Plus are the same as blackjack with the following exceptions and fine points:. I have an unconfirmed report that the rules in Melbourne and Perth are quite a bit different, as follows. Changes compared to the New Zealand rules are in capital letters.
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The Wizard of Odds. The first time we here at Blackjack. For in a game built around the premise of scoring 21 or less, how on Earth can the house be allowed to stand off with 22? It makes no sense. Well, the original Crown Blackjack game bore a theoretical return of around With Blackjack Plus, that figure sinks as low as Think about the big picture here. This is not just your money, but every dollar spent on Blackjack Plus.
So, to sum up, Blackjack Plus is a gross perversion of the game of 21 and should be avoided like the plague. This used to be the stock-in-trade before the scourge that is Blackjack Plus took hold on Southbank. The house edge for Crown Blackjack is around 0. If you have the cash and the clout to hang with the high rollers in the Mahogany Room, you might just find a halfway decent Vegas Blackjack table.
This is as close to Nevada rules as you will get in Melbourne. This is a distinctly Aussie blackjack variation, and probably your best chance of finding a low minimum bet limit outside BJ Plus.
Crown Pontoon uses up to eight modified decks with all face-value Tens removed i. Crown also offers 6 to 5 Pontoon, with a decreased payoff for naturals. Apr 28, Threads: Didn't know that, didn't think it was We're just using it Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes - Henry David Thoreau. Like Dealers' uniforms - Dan. June 27th, at 1: Well as far as I know, only Melbourne and possibly Perth have adapted this rule.
You're quite right of course, a quick Google search confirmed it is indeed patented. I would bet that only a select few here would even know this as well. It's actually quite interesting reading through the patent, as it describes that the layout desirably should be marked with areas for players to bet on dealer getting 22, which is not the case in Australia.
The layout is standard and there is no indication, apart from the detail in the table sign that suggests there even is a push 22 rule It would be interesting to know what the owners thoughts are as well.