It is a game played with the aim of achieving a blackjack (a sum of 21) before the opponent (dealer) does or force the dealer to go over (bust). The player receives face-down cards while the dealer has one face-down and one face-up card. The player decides to stand, fold or draw after receiving two cards.
Ireland's business-friendly policies and low tax rates have made it one of the most popular places for online casinos in Europe. Fast internet connections and an increasingly tech-savvy population with access to smartphones mean that playing casino games online is now a popular hobby in the country, as well as online sports betting.