first appeared in the 17th century in France, where
it originated from a game called ‘Vingt en Un’
(translated into English this means ‘twenty and
one’). The English name of Blackjack came from
a feature of this centuries old game, where a hand of
a Jack and an Ace of Spades heralded a special payout.
is one of the most popular online casino games.
The player competes against the dealer and the house
to get a set of cards as close to the value of 21 as
possible without exceeding it or ‘going bust’.
slots are over 100 years old and were first designed
in New York in 1891 by two gentlemen called Pitt and
Sittman. Traditional slot machines are fun and easy
to play, with no particular rules and the simple objective
of hitting the jackpot. Online
Slots or Fruit Machines are ‘spin reel’
games, where a certain combination of matches wins.
Some online casinos offer progressive slots
jackpots where a number of casinos have pooled together
and the jackpot is generally higher.