How to Play Table Games

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How to Play Casino Table Games Online - Rules & Tips on How to Win

If you’ve ever visited a brick-and-mortar casino, you will know that table games dominate the casino floor. But did you know that there are online versions of games that are just as popular as those played in real-life casinos?

Here, we introduce everything you need to know about playing classic table games online and explain how to play table games Stake social casino .

What is a Casino Table Game?

A table game is a casino game traditionally played at a table in brick-and-mortar casinos. It is a generic name for classic games like blackjack, roulette, baccarat, poker, dice games, and other card games.

At , you will find a host of popular table games and live dealer table games using random number generators (RNGs) , providing you with lots of variety and choices when playing the online version of these games.

What are the Types of Table Games at Social Online Casinos?

At, you’ll find all your favorite casino table games within our exciting game library, providing a rich and varied gaming experience. There are classic casino games of blackjack, roulette, baccarat, and a range of other card games.

You’ll also see modern variations of these games to keep things exciting from industry leading providers like Pragmatic Play , Beter Live , and our very own Stake Originals and Stake Live games.

How to Play Table Games Online at

Table games are often the easiest social casino games to play, and you can get started playing these popular games for fun and free at by following these simple steps:

  1. Step 1 – Create an account and verify your information to get started.

  2. Step 2 – Browse our game library. Next, spend some time looking through our game library, including Stake Originals , slot games,   scratch card games , and of course, classic table games.

  3. Step 3 – Select your game and begin your gameplay. Decide which game you would like to play and read through the game description and rules. All that’s left to do is enjoy the action from the social casino hosts.

Now that you've understood the basics, let's dive deeper into the rules of table games using examples from some of the most commonly played games.

How to Play Blackjack

Blackjack – sometimes known as 21 or pontoon – is a casino classic where your job is to form a hand of 21 or as close as possible.

Picture cards equal 10, while an Ace is worth one or 11 in blackjack, meaning the best hand that you can get is 10 + A to equal blackjack. You compete against the dealer, and if you hit 21 or have a better hand than the dealer without going over 21, you will win the hand. Read our complete online blackjack guide or learn more with our tips on when to hit or stand in Blackjack .

How to Play Roulette

Roulette is a legendary European table game played with a spinning wheel. The dealer spins the roulette wheel, and your job is to predict where you think the ball will land, choosing from the likes of black or red and various numbers on the roulette table. You can place a whole host of inside and outside plays on roulette, and your options depend on your roulette strategy.

American roulette is also popular casino game amongst online players, where there are two green zero pockets, instead of the single-zero on European roulette wheels. Learn more about how to play roulette with our guide.

How to Play Baccarat

Baccarat is another classic table game with three possible outcomes – player, banker, or tie. All you need to do is to predict which hand will be closest to nine for a win. That being said, there are several variations of baccarat to enjoy, including Punto Banco, Chemin de Fer, and Baccarat Banque. Read our full guide to baccarat.

How to Play Poker & Video Poker

There is a wide range of online poker games available to play at Stake social casino. You can also play video poker, which combines classic poker and slot machines and is a super popular game on the casino floor and at online social casinos.

In a general poker game , you are dealt five cards and can hold or re-draw your hand to form the best possible winning combination and earn a win. However, each game of poker has distinct rules, and there are many different types of poker, from Caribbean Stud Poker and 3 Card Poker to Texas Hold'em Poker and Pai Gow Poker.

Learn more about how to play poker online .

How to Play Card Games

It would be impossible to introduce table games at without mentioning card games. You can enjoy brilliant games like Sic Bo, Teen Patti , and HiLo if you want to keep things simple. In fact, classic card games are among the most popular table games at our social casino thanks to their simplicity and straightforward gameplay. If you’re just getting started, classic card games are perfect for you. Check out our card game guide to help you on your journey.

How do You Win at Casino Table Games?

Winning at casino table games really depends on the game that you’re playing, as they’re all different. That being said, in most instances, you must accurately predict an outcome to receive a win.

One of the reasons that classic table games are so popular is that they are among the games with the lowest house edge (or house odds), meaning that you're more likely to win.

It’s really important to familiarize yourself with the rules and gameplay of all the games you play to understand how to win fully. You can turn to our how-to guides and explore our online social casino guide to help you if you’re just getting started with table games at

Table Games Strategies, Tips & Tricks

As you can play many different table games at, it makes sense to consider a strategy for each game you play. Still, you can use the following tips to help you get started:

  • Some table games (like roulette) are 100% luck-based, while others (like blackjack) require some strategy to improve your chances of winning. It’s helpful to know which games to strategize for and which are purely down to luck before playing.

  • While classic table games offer an enjoyable online social casino experience, be sure to play some live dealer games. These games are played virtually with a real dealer in situ, providing a truly immersive gaming experience.

  • Don’t just stick to the most common casino games. We encourage you to play different types of games at, mixing things up to enjoy the likes of roulette, blackjack, baccarat, and craps. Once you understand the basic casino rules, you'll be winning in no time.

Ready to get started with playing table games? Take a seat at our virtual tables and try your luck for fun and free today. Good luck!