Playtech Launches New Blackjack Game ’21+3′
September 1st, 2016 by Site Admin
Internet betting giant Playtech has announced the release of their newest blackjack game 21+3, which is being licensed from Games Marketing.
The game allows players to place a side bet on their traditional round of blackjack, and brings an element of poker to the game as well. The game sees two cards dealt in a traditional blackjack hand, with a third card being the dealer’s up card. The sees players attempting to form a poker hand from those three cards, and will pay out if a straight, flush, three of a kind, suited three of a kind, or straight flush are unveiled.
Games Marketing currently holds the exclusive rights to the game, meaning that only licensed providers are legally allowed to offer the game to casino operators.
The game will be deployed as part of Playtech’s live dealer platform, which sees players participating in real world games that are broadcast over the internet from a game studio.
Commenting on the release Playtech Head of Live Casino Innovation Kevin Kilminster said, “The 21+3 side bet is a great addition to the classic live casino Blackjack game and puts the excitement of poker into every hand.”
“It will appeal both to those players who are familiar with either card game, as well as new customers who have never played Blackjack before, and we’re delighted to offer even more chances to win.”
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