Pontoon is a simple game that allows to practice your blackjack skills by playing against the computer. When you first start the game, you will be given $1000 virtual money to play. In case you don't know how to play blackjack, the idea is to sum 21 with your cards, so you must ask for cards to get as near as possible to that number. However, you must be careful not to exceed that number, otherwise the other player will instantly win the hand. Fortunately, the game comes with an extensive help file, which explains everything about this game in detail.
Whenever you start a game, you must place a bet before even seeing your cards. Then, one card is dealt for each player, and you can ask for more cards, if you want. When you think that the cards you have are good, you stand, which means that the other player can start playing. Your initial bet can also be doubled whenever you want, and you can even split the hand, which means dividing a hand into two hands. If you don't like your cards, you can quit at any moment without losing money. The game offers very simple graphics, no sounds and no music.
In short, if you are looking for a simple application to practice your blackjack skills or learn how to play the game, Pontoon may work for you.
- Extensive and clear help file with the game instructions
- Very simple graphics
- No sounds no music