The best thing to do when you sign up to an online casino which offers blackjack would be to download the casino software onto your computer where possible. Some online casinos today are non-downloadable (also known as instant flash casino), but equally as many will have a download client available.
If you have the option, we recommend downloading. When you do go ahead and download the software onto your computer at an online casino, one of the main advantages that you will notice is that you generally have more game options available. In other words, the instant flash casino that you may have been playing at may only have 16 to 20 blackjack games available, but the downloadable version of the same casino may have 40 to 50 different blackjack games available.
If you download blackjack onto your PC or laptop, it means that you will be able to launch the games directly from your desktop without actually having to go online and visit the main casino website every time you want to play. You may also find that the quality of the downloadable blackjack is somewhat better than instant flash blackjack quality, although most flash technology is equally as impressive these days.
If you download blackjack and other games onto your computer, you will need to register an account with the casino that you are trying to play at. Installing this software onto your computer usually only takes a couple of minutes and these downloadable casino programs generally come with built in support, especially when downloading casinos which are powered by Microgaming or Playtech , or by various other leading software providers.
Downloadable Blackjack generally offers a smooth overall experience and you can enjoy some amazing graphics with realistic animations and equally realistic sound effects. You can even hear the sounds of the cards being shuffled and then drawn from the shoe. You can also often hear dealer’s voices, chips being thrown onto the table and other entertaining sounds of the casino.
Most online casinos with downloadable blackjack have some great varieties available for you and you will find that some of the blackjack games will be connected to progressive jackpot networks. Progressive Blackjack usually requires an additional side bet per hand to be in with a chance of scooping the accumulating prize pool.
Just remember to check that the Blackjack software that you are trying to download onto your computer does in fact come from a trusted/verified publisher. It’s generally free to download blackjack onto your computer and you only really need to make a deposit when you want play Blackjack at the casino in the real money mode. In the meantime (prior to making a deposit) you can practice playing blackjack in the free play demo mode using fun chips.