What is BlackJack?

    Blackjack (also known as twenty-one), is a descendant of Baccarat and Chemin-de-Fer and is often considered one of the world's most popular casino table games.   Object of the Game The object of the game is achieve a higher card count than the dealer without exceeding 21. How to Play This version of Blackjack uses eight decks of cards.  The deck is shuffled after each hand....

How The World Series of Poker and Bandarq Began

    Though the World Series of Poker made its official debut in 1970, the idea of the Horseshoe’s annual tournament was actually conceived more than two decades earlier.   In the summer of 1949, as the story goes, inveterate gambler Nicholas “Nick the Greek” Dandolos approached Benny Binion with an unusual request - to challenge the best in a high-stakes poker marathon....