BLACKJACK, VINGT-ET-UN, PONTOON, and Van-John are the variants of of the game twenty-one.
The game derives from a family of card games designed by the French in the late 18th century.During World War I, the game became cery popular with Allied troops.Any two-card count of 21 became known as a blackjack and the game acquired a new name.
During World War II, blackjack was the most popular banking game of soldiers in the barracks. After the war, blackjack replaced faro as the predominant card game in the casinos.
Today, BLACKJACK is the one of the most popular of all casino table games.The reason: it is a simple game to understand and play, and it is one of the few casino games at which a skilled player can beat the house.