Black Jack achievement in Prey (Xbox 360)

Black Jack

$250 won on Black Jack

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How to unlock the Black Jack achievement

  • John CabooseJohn Caboose449,274
    10 Feb 2010 10 Feb 2010 16 May 2012
    85 1 8
    This achievement should only take a few minutes. Start up the first chapter "Last Call" and in the bar go to the arcade machines. One of them is a black jack machine. Save your game in front of the machine. Now do the following until the achievement unlocks:

    1. Bet everything you have
    2. Play
    3. If you win, save. If you lose, reload the previous save
    4. Go to step 1

    For a short explanation of the rules of Black Jack, go to or read the quote below.

    "The basic rules of the game involve adding the value of an initial two card hand in hopes of being dealt a value of twenty-one. If a value of less than twenty-one is dealt, the player may choose to be dealt single cards until they either reach a value of twenty one, reach a value they feel comfortable to play, or reach a value that exceeds twenty-one. The winner holds a hand with a value of, or nearest to, twenty-one without exceeding it." - Wikipedia

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    Z1PPYZ3NOAwesome guide! Worked on point, thank you,
    Posted by Z1PPYZ3NO on 22 Mar 19 at 15:46
    haugse23This seems so rigged. I get 17, game gets 18. I get 18, game gets 19. I get 19, game gets 20. You get the drift. So far 10 minutes and nothing yet.
    Posted by haugse23 on 27 Jul 21 at 01:40
    haugse23Finally as soon as I type the last comment, I hit a blackjack then a five card charlie lol
    Posted by haugse23 on 27 Jul 21 at 01:44
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  • Failure OnlineFailure Online752,520
    28 Oct 2009 28 Oct 2009
    31 3 4
    You can do this right away in the beginning of the game at the bar, or you can wait until level 8 to make it a little easier on you. I recommend the latter. ;)

    The blackjack machine itself is not hidden in any way at all so it shouldn't be considered missable. The room it's in also has two wallwalks on either side, and a switch in the middle that you must turn on to actually go up the wallwalks. After you're on the ceiling, some enemies will come out of a portal, turn the wallwalks back off, and begin shooting. When you kill them, you should notice that the blackjack machine seems to be broken. You won't will ALL of the time, but you do have much better "luck" and get plenty of Black Jacks. I set my betting to 10 right away, and doubled every time I got a combination of cards under 10. Took only a few minutes to hit $250.
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    Failure OnlineThanks. I didn't even think about saving.
    Posted by Failure Online on 24 Feb 10 at 01:14
    Ichya ParadiseGlad you added the save part, just did this myself and almost lost it all. Thanks for the help.
    Posted by Ichya Paradise on 16 Aug 10 at 04:55
    Godfather1504Thanks for the useful tips.
    Posted by Godfather1504 on 03 Mar 13 at 16:59
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