Each player gets from a dealer two cards which are faced up, whereas a dealer gets one from two cards which is faced up. European Blackjack is played by the "No Peeking" rules, by the way, that means he can't check whether he obtains a 'blackjack' before the second card of his gets dealt (that is performed after players' hand is over).
Thus, in case he does get the blackjack at the end, players are very likely to lose extra bets which they have made previously. Normally, the only situation when a dealer can get blackjack takes place when his very first card had a value of 10 or was an Ace - bear this in mind.
Player uses Aces as he wants in order to create an advantageous situation. It is counted as 1 or 11. Every hand that contains an ace implies two values: one soft value and one hard value. For instant, an ace and 8 will have the 9 hard value & the 19 soft value.
Tens, Jacks, Queens and Kings are all equal 10 points when every other card from the deck is worth its own face value.
If the player's first cards equal 21 that is considered to be Blackjack, which is absolutely the greatest hand out of there.
When a dealer gets bust (the hand which goes over 21), any players hands that have not been busted win.
When a dealer gets the higher value in comparison with a player, he definitely wins; conversely, in case players get the higher value, a dealer loses.
In case both a player and a dealer have an exactly the same total, it is considered to be a tie, also called a push. So a player gets his bet back. In case you both are busted, a dealer wins automatically.So, these are the main European blackjack rules, remember them and become a serious contestant.