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.
Due to its pyramids, ruins and religious folklore, Egypt is likely the most symbolic region of North Africa. All forms of gambling are prohibited for locals, but there are casinos available for non-residents. While locals cannot access bricks-and-mortar casinos, it is a relatively easy and popular alternative to play at international mobile and online gambling platforms.