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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 Learning The Ropes Increases Your Chances Of Winning At Blackjack!

Blackjack is a unique casino game mainly because it allows some room for players to reduce the house advantage by selecting the correct next action. Essentially, when playing blackjack you can decide when to draw another card, when to stand, when to double your bet or to split your bet, if you get two cards of the same type. Since the game incorporates the element of player choice, it also means that you can increase your chances of winning by learning the ins and outs of the game.

Isn’t blackjack a game that always favors the house?

The odds of winning at blackjack are dictated by the number of decks the casino employs. While pretty difficult to find and costlier, as bets start at $25, a casino that offers single-deck blackjack or that follows the downtown Las Vegas rules reduces the house’s advantage to 0.16% and hence, increase your chances of winning.

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