View Full Version : Quick Black Jack question

06-27-2001, 12:30 PM
If both player and dealer exceed 21, who wins? I've read that a player exceeding 21 loses automatically, but whta if the dealer, too, busts?

06-27-2001, 12:51 PM
The player will lose his bet. I s'pose there's two pieces of logic that apply here. First, since the player has drawn before the dealer, he also has busted before the dealer. Second, the dealer wins all ties.

06-27-2001, 01:14 PM
Once the player busts, the hand is over, and the dealer wins. The dealer doesn't even get a chance to bust.

06-27-2001, 01:38 PM
Originally posted by UncleBeer
Second, the dealer wins all ties.

Eh? What game are you playing? A tie is a tie. In Pai Gow Poker, the dealer wins ties, not Blackjack.

As to the OP, that is the houses' edge. You go first. If you bust, that's it -- you lose, end of story.