The Blackjack History is not very clear and the theorist still disputed but one thing is clear. The game comes from France and its origins are from other games such as “chemin de fer” and “French Ferme”. Blackjack was played for first time in French casinos around 1700 and it was known as “vingt-et-un” (“twenty-and-one”). The name of the game comes from the situation, when a player got a Jack and an Ace of Spades as the first two cards, the player was additionally remunerated.
Blackjack came to the United States after the French revolution. Its popularity grew really fast, because of its flexibility and freedom. Professional gamblers realized soon that Blackjack is a wonderful playing field for manipulating the odds and bets.
The first State law for the regulation of gambling was accepted in Nevada in 1910, stating that it is illegal activity. Soon after that the gambling was legalized, along with creation of laws that protect the players and overseeing bodies in the government. The Blackjack History started its new life when Las Vegas was reborn. Rapidly it became one of the most loved games by the players. Las Vegas quickly became the gambling center of United States.
Internet Technologies mark the next new phase of Blackjack history. Now-a-days it is one of the games, offered by every online casino.