|"I'm not addicted to black jack... I'm addicted to sitting in a semi circle."|
black jack rules
black jack strategy
black jack terminology
| Black Jack originated in
France in the early 1700s where it was called vingt-et-un (twenty one).
It has been played in the United States since the 1800's. In the early version of the game a hand with a jack and ace of spades was paid extra, so it was called Black Jack.
This site covers the basic rules, strategy and terminology of this fascinating game.