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One of the most popular games in the casino is Blackjack. This game is a highly intellectual game that requires a lot of intelligence, practice and research to master. Players have to learn the basic blackjack strategies and the rules while starting off with the game. Every player playing blackjack must have a strategy as the strategy is the only weapon in this game. Basic strategy for blackjack is the important knowledge that includes the sets of rules as well the know how of reading blackjack strategy chart. The game basically depends on knowing how to play the soft and the hard hands.

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PostHeaderIcon To Quit Or Not To Quit, That Is The Question

For a most of casino games including Blackjack, there are always strategies by which one can play and more often win the game. It is very important, however, before learning such strategies, that we understand the basic rules of the game.

The basic aim of Blackjack is to beat the dealer and this can be done in two ways: either by beating the dealer’s hand; or letting the dealer’s hand go ‘bust’. To beat the dealer’s hand you should have a total value of cards equal to or less than 21, but still higher than the dealer. If your hand exceeds 21, you are considered ‘bust’. So similarly to by the second technique, to have the dealer’s hand go ‘bust’, his value should exceed 21 whilst yours is still within it. Also, in a game like blackjack, the suit of the card doesn’t matter, only its value.

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PostHeaderIcon Blackjack Basic Strategy

One of the most popular card games of all time, Blackjack is the most sought after game in most casinos and online websites as it offers the enviable combination of both skill and luck in order to master the game. Hence this game has attracted gamblers and mathematicians alike for a long time now. Blackjack has stood the test of time for the simple reason that no matter how much you play the game you can never quite master it. Hence this game does not solely depend on the player’s luck or just his skills. A player has to get both of them correct or compensate for the lack of one with the abundance of the other in order to win. This is what makes blackjack the most popular card game in the 21st century.

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PostHeaderIcon Tips And Tricks For Winning At Single Deck Blackjack

In spite of the fact that no strategy will work 100% of the times, it is necessary to mention that the best method to beat the casino at blackjack is to make sure you bet more on your winning hands than on the losing ones. In other words, the key to winning substantial sums of cash at blackjack implies managing your bets properly. Speaking of walking away from the table with more money that you started with, take note that in single deck blackjack the advantage of the house is considerably reduced and hence, you have better odds of winning, especially if you have a strategy and stick to it.

The mechanics of the game

In order to the single deck strategy to be applied successfully, first you need to familiarize yourself with the basic rules of the game. While the objective of the game is to hit 21, many players forget that they can also win if the total value of their hand is bigger and closer to 21 as opposed to the dealer’s hand. In the latter circumstances, you will win a sum equal to the amount you waged, providing that the dealer did not hit 21.

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