Casino War

In this game a player and dealer is dealt one card each and if your card is of a higher rank, you win. If the dealer’s card is higher, the dealer wins. 

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Basic rules of the game

Card Rankings (highest to lowest)

  • Ace
  • King
  • Queen
  • Jack
  • 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2
  • All suits are of equal rank

You start by placing your bet. You and dealer get one card face up each.


Win, Lose or Tie :

  • If your card is higher, you win.
  • If the Dealer’s card is higher, the Dealer wins.
  • If you and Dealer tie, you have a decision.


Decision :

  • Option 1 : Surrender
    Forfeit half of your base bet and your hand is over.
  • Option 2 : Go to War


Going to War :

  • Place your War bet.
  • Place a bet, of an equal amount, next to your original bet.
  • The Dealer matches your bet The Dealer places a bet, equal to your original bet, next to yours. You will have a total of three units in front of you.
  • The Dealer will deal your War card face up.
  • Card of higher rank wins.
  • If your War card is higher than the Dealer’s, you win all three units.
  • If the Dealer’s card is higher, the Dealer wins all three units.
  • If you and the Dealer tie War cards, you win plus an additional unit from the Dealer.

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