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Live Sette e Mezzo

Sette e Mezzo Live

We offer a one deck Sette e Mezzo Live game, played against a live dealer at a real Sette e Mezzo table. The seat can host an unlimited number of players.

Note that Casino allows up to 1,000 simultaneous players.

Betting flow

  • If a game round is in progress when you enter the table, please wait for the next one, and then, place your bets.
  • To place a bet, choose a chip and place it on the betting position.
  • You can place several chips on different betting positions simultaneously.
  • The timer in the game window shows how much time you have left to place your bets.
  • After the No More Bets signal, the game round begins.
  • Winnings are paid for the winning bets at the end of each game round.
  • To play a game round, place your bets again or use the Rebet button.
  • To skip a turn, simply do not place any bets on the table.

Game flow

  • First, you must place the main bet, and then you get to place the optional side bets Partita Perfetta and Mano di Poker. The side bets can win irrespective of the main game outcome.
  • Next, the dealer deals two cards: first card face up to you and second card face up to the dealer.
  • In some cases, the dealer will deal additional cards to you automatically, already before the action round. This means that you cannot hit or stand until a specific requirement is met:
    • The King of Coins is your first card – you receive one card automatically;
    • The King of Coins is dealer’s first card – you receive card(s) automatically until your score is 7 or more;
    • Your score is lower than the dealer’s – you receive card(s) automatically until your score equals dealer's score or exceeds it;
    • Dealer's first card grants them 5 points and your score ties – you receive one card automatically.
  • Action round starts when you have 7 points or less, but your score is equal to dealer’s score or exceeds it. You can choose to Hit or Stand. If you do not make a move, you automatically Stand.
  • Once the action round is over, dealer draws additional cards. Dealer stands on a total 5 or more points. If every player at the table busts (scores higher than 7.5), the round is over, and the dealer does not draw additional cards.
  • Hand totals are compared, and round results are announced.
  • It is also possible that under specific circumstances the game is automatically finished and you win the round. See the Game Rules section for further info.

Cards and point values

The game uses the Neapolitan playing card suits. The cards are divided into 4 suits (Italian names are given in brackets): Coins (Denari), Cups (Coppe), Swords (Spade) and Clubs (Bastoni). The card deck consists of 40 cards (a standard deck of cards with the 8s, 9s and 10s removed). The cards are:

  • Number cards from 2 to 7
  • Face cards: Jack, Cavalier and King
  • Ace, also known as 1-value number card


Point Value

Number Card 2–7

Nominal value


1 point

Face Cards*

0.5 points

* The value of the King of Coins depends on the hand combination. See below.

King of Coins and Sette e Mezzo Royal

If the King of Coins is a single card in hand, its value is 0.5, like other face cards. In combination with other cards, it takes the value of any other card in the deck to create the best possible hand. When additional cards are dealt to your hand, the King of Coins may change its value again to keep the hand value as close to 7.5 as possible.

King of Coins can also form the Sette e Mezzo Royal : a special combination with two cards (King of Coins and another face card or a 7), which totals 7.5 points and wins over the regular 7.5-value hand.

Game rules

The object of the game is for the total of your cards to be closer to 7.5 than the dealer’s cards, without exceeding 7.5. Face cards count as 0.5 and number cards as their nominal value. Ace is also known as 1-value number card and counts as 1 point. Note that the value of King of Coins can vary: 0.5 points when it is the first card in hand, but it can take the value of any other card to form the best possible hand value with other cards.

If you receive King of Coins and another face card or a 7, you have the Sette e Mezzo Royal and win 1.5 times your bet (if your bet was 10, you receive 25). Sette e Mezzo beats the regular score of 7.5.

If the total value of your cards is closer to 7.5 than the dealer's, you win your bet amount (if your bet was 10, you receive 20). If the total of your cards is more than 7.5, you are "bust" and lose your bet. If you tie with the dealer on 5 points, you lose your main bet. Exception to this rule is when dealer's first card grants them 5 points, in which case extra card(s) are dealt to you automatically. However, if you tie on 5.5 points or more, your bet is returned to you in a "push".

The dealer must hit until their total is 5 or more points. They stand when their hand total is 5 or more points.

In some occasions, the game round could be automatically finished and you win the game round. The conditions listed below need to apply simultaneously.

If you have placed the Mano di Poker side bet, the game is automatically finished when:

  • Dealer’s first card grants them 5 or more points (they stand)
  • You have been dealt two or more cards
  • Your hand score exceeds dealer’s score, but you are not bust

If you have not placed the Mano di Poker side bet, the game is automatically finished without an action round when:

  • Dealer’s first card grants them 5 or more points (they stand)
  • Your hand score exceeds dealer’s score, but you are not bust

You can bet on all betting positions within a single game round. If two players are playing on the same position, one may choose to Stand and the other may choose to Hit. In this case, the dealer will deal another card to the position, but the player who chose to Stand will not receive the card.

Side bets

These are wagers that you can make beyond the main game bet. These cannot be placed without the main bet, but you can win these even if you lose or push in the main game.

Partita Perfetta

You can bet that your first card and the dealer’s first card form a pair.




Pair of 7's

Player’s first card and dealer’s first card form a pair of 7’s

Pair of Face Cards

Player’s first card and dealer’s first card form a pair of the same face, but of different suits

Pair of 1–6

Player’s first card and dealer’s first card form a pair of the same value number cards (Ace or cards from 2 to 6), but of different suits

See Payouts section for payout info.

Mano di Poker

You can bet that your first two cards and the dealer’s first card make a three-card poker hand against the following list of winning hands:

  • Royal Flush – Three different face cards of the same suit
  • Straight Flush - All three cards in sequence and of the same suit
  • Any Three of a Kind - All three of the same ranking
  • Flush - All three cards of the same suit
  • Straight - All three cards in sequence but not the same suit

Note: you are eligible for the side bet only if you receive the second card! For example, if your first card’s point value is bigger than that of the dealer’s first card and you decide to stand because the dealer got 5 or more points, you will not receive a second card and you’re not eligible for the side bet.

See Payouts section for payout info.

Limit ranges

The limit ranges displayed next to the table name in the Lobby and on the game table UI correspond to Blackjack's main position bet limits. The following bets have their own limits: Main betPartita PerfettaMano di Poker.

Return to player

The theoretical percentage return to player (RTP) is 99.31% on the main game.
The RTP on the Partita Perfetta side bets is 96.15%.
The RTP on the Mano di Poker side bet is 96.32%.

Main game payout


Sette e Mezzo Royal


Winning Hand


Tie on 5.5 or more points


Tie on 5 points


Partita Perfetta side bet payout


Pair of 7's


Pair of Face Cards


Pair of 1–6


Mano di Poker side bet payout


Royal Flush


Straight Flush


Any Three of a Kind






Card shuffle

One pre-shuffled 40-card deck is used in the game and cards are shuffled with a shuffling machine. Each time a new set of cards is ready, all previous cards are removed. Dealer takes cards directly from the shuffling machine.

Burn cards before game round: if enabled by the service provider, then right before the game round, the dealer draws the card face down and discards it.

UI Elements

Places the same bet as in the previous round.

Removes your bets that are currently on the table.

Doubles the bet you have currently placed.

Confirms all the bets you have placed on the table. Without confirmation your bets do not count.

Requests one more card from the dealer.

Draws no more cards and ends turn.

Rebet Next Round
Available during action round. Queues a bet equal to your previous initial bet and places it on the table as soon as the new betting round starts.


The button opens the Settings menu.

  • Game Settings - Allows you to enable or disable Auto-confirmed bets feature and tooltips.
  • Audio Settings - Allows you to mute and unmute game sounds and dealer’s voice and change sound volume.
  • Audio Settings - Allows you to mute and unmute game sounds and change sound volume.
  • Video Settings - Allows you to change video stream quality.
  • Game History - Allows you to access full information about your previous game history.
    If you find the data provided in the Game History insufficient, please request a more detailed overview from your service operator.
  • Help - Opens the Help and Rules files that you are currently reading.
  • Support* - Allows you to contact the Customer Support team.
    * This option may not be available in your region.
BalanceDisplays your current game balance. This is the money you can use to play the game.

Opens the Cashier window, where you can make deposits, withdrawals, see your transaction history, etc.

Opens the Limits panel.

Gives a tip* to the dealer.
* Option is available only if enabled by your service provider.

Loads the Lobby where you can join another table. Please note, that if the game round is in progress, and you have placed bets on the current table, you need to wait until the game round finishes, before you can leave your current table.

Golden Chip
Note: This feature can be enabled or disabled by your service provider.

Golden Chips are bonus chips that are awarded to you in certain table games. Each Golden Chip has a specific value and can be used for betting like a normal chip. If the Golden Chip menu is available on the dashboard, it means that you have Golden Chips available for you to use in the current game.
The Golden Chip menu displays the value and the amount of the Golden Chips available. If you have been awarded Golden Chips of different value, the menu lists all chip values and their amount. Chips of the same value from different bonuses are added up.

The Info button opens a pop-up with more information about the Golden Chips.

To bet using the Golden Chips, first select the desired Golden Chip value and then place a bet as normally. The remaining amount of Golden Chips decreases respectively.

Note that:

  • More than one Golden Chip can be used during the betting round and you can place Golden Chips on different betting positions. However, the service provider may have limited the number of Golden Chips that can be used in one game.
  • If enabled by the service provider, you can mix Golden Chips with Regular Chips (tied to your Balance) on one betting position.
  • If enabled by the service provider, you can use Golden Chips for:
    • Blind actions during betting round
    • Betting during action rounds (e.g. to Double)
  • If the service provider has enabled the use multiple Golden Chips, the game automatically tries to place these bets with Golden Chips, preferring chips that are closer to the initial Golden Chip bet value.
    • If no more Golden Chips are available, the game uses Regular Chips to place the bet, creating a mixed bet.
    • If mixed bets are not allowed and you do not have enough Golden Chips, or you have reached the limit of allowed Golden Chips in the current game, Regular Chips are used for the bet.
    • Note that the bet is rejected if your Regular Chips balance is too low to cover the bet.
  • You can always make a mixed bet in Roulette and SicBo game.

In case of a Tie or Push, the Golden Chip you bet is returned to you. Note that Tie or Push are featured in Blackjack, Baccarat, Dragon-Tiger and poker games.

You cannot insure a Golden Chip bet or a mixed bet.

When your Golden Chip bet wins, the value of the winning Golden Chip is deducted from your win amount.

All game rounds that are played using Golden Chips are also distinguished in game history with the corresponding (GC) icon.

Live Bets Disclaimer

We make every effort to ensure that the information that is displayed to you and on our website with regards to the events is accurate. However, this is to be used for guidance purposes only. Due to the nature of these events and due to live transmissions potentially being delayed, we assume no liability for any information, including the score and time of game, being incorrect. Please ensure that you refer to the specific betting rules to see how bets are settled in particular markets. Note that this delay varies between customers and may depend on the setup from which they are receiving the data or pictures.

Live video feeds: Due to the nature of the Internet, video latency may occur. The game has been designed to ensure that players do not have advantage nor are in disadvantage due to the potential latency.

Note on malfunctions: A malfunction voids all pays and plays.

Note on rounding: Bets are always rounded down from the third decimal point. When you are refunded, and the money is transferred to your account balance, any amount smaller than 0.01 is rounded down.

Note on unresolved actions: Unpaid actions are canceled after 90 days.

Note on disconnections: If you are disconnected from the Internet in the middle of a game while playing for Real Money, please re-establish your Internet connection and log back into the Casino.
You will be automatically directed to the non-live version of the game you were playing so you can finish the game round. Please note that only the cards that were on the table at the moment of disconnection are carried over to such a game round. In some cases, the video stream may allow you to see additional dealer cards drawn or revealed after your disconnection. These cards are not carried over to the non-live game round. Note that side bets are resolved based on the Live game, and not the non-live version of the game.
If you did not have any unresolved actions, the game is resolved offline according to the live version of the game and you can view the results of the round in the game history.

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