Soft hand: Any hand that contains an ace counted as eleven is called a soft hand.
Up card: The face up card of the dealer's initial hand in BlackJack.
Hard hand: Any hand that does not contain an Ace valued at 11.
Hit: To take another card. The card received is also called a hit.
Paint: A Jack, Queen or King, also called face card or picture card.
Push: A tie hand between a dealer and a player; a round of play where neither the player nor the casino wins.
Hole card: The facedown card that the dealer gets.
Natural: A natural is a two-card hand of twenty-one points. In baccarat a natural is a two-card total of eight or nine.