Blackjack Strategy

Strategy

When playing blackjack strategy, the first thing that they should know is to look at and get to know the basic blackjack strategy chart. This will help the player to determine what moves to make and when, until making the best decisions come naturally. This chart will tell you when to stand, hit and double depending on the types of cards that you get, and whether they are soft or hard totals. Some believe that the perfect blackjack strategy can cut the casinos' edge to just 0.5%, so if you're looking to bank some winnings, this could be the perfect way to do so. View the basic blackjack strategy chart below for more information.

There are a number of tips and rules that you should follow when it comes to playing blackjack too. These will help you to make the right decision at the right time, using logic and probability, rather than relying solely on luck. For example, the rule of 10’s. With 10’s being the most common card value in the deck, it might be safe to assume that the dealer’s hole card and any card about to be drawn from the deck is likely to be a 10, and this can influence your decision. Another tip is to always hit on a soft 17, as you can never go bust and your chances of hitting 21 are relatively high. There are a number of rules and tips that you can learn with our strategy video, to help you on your way to beating the dealer.

History

Blackjack goes a long way back, but the most common theory of where it originated from is back in 18th century France with the game Vingt-et-Un. However, it is one of the most argued about topics in the gambling world. The origin of the game came from a different version of a similar game known as Chemin de Fer, and the influence came from a Spanish game known as One and Thirty.

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