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.
Russia is the birthplace of vodka, and it still produces the best "little water" in the world. Restricting gambling is a policy priority in Russia, as the fall of the Soviet Union saw the emergence of a black market for games of chance. Currently, mobile online gambling is illegal and international sites are actively blocked.