Casino games are full of judgment calls with what plays you should make. Should a blackjack player hit hard 16? Yes, if the dealer’s face up card is 7 or higher, but not if it’s 6 or lower. Should a Three Card Poker player match the ante with a play bet? Yes, if the hand is Queen-6-4 or better, but not with lesser cards. But there are absolutes, too. And many of those absolutes are absolutely not’s.
Here are a few things you should NEVER do in a casino….
I’m a firm believer that if you know some of the more important statistics about the game of blackjack, it can help you better understand the fundamentals of winning blackjack strategies. The following fun quiz will help you learn some of the fundamentals.
To encourage more players to visit the blackjack tables and also to improve their margins, many casinos have added side bets. These innocent-sounding gambles usually require a rather small wager (typically a dollar) and generally return better than the customary even-money blackjack payoffs.
There are many ways to play advantage blackjack. You can practice card counting, wager amounts, betting systems and more. One common mis-conception is that by doubling your bet each time you lose, until you win, is a good way to insure you never lose…wrong!
In this article, blackjack expert Henry Tamburin explains why this is the worst way to wager at the blackjack table!
Whether you’re new to blackjack or consider yourself a formidable player, you’re sure to find interesting–and profitable–information in expert player Henry Tamburin’s online “Ultimate Guide to Blackjack.”
No matter how good a blackjack player you think you are, you will eventually experience a losing session. How you manage yourself when this happens is just as important as knowing when to double down and split.
How would you play the following blackjack hand? The dealerâ??s upcard is a 6.
WHAT DETERMINES IF A blackjack game is â??goodâ? or â??badâ? for average players is the house edge, which is a percentage that indicates how much a casino stands to win from players based on the total amount bet. Naturally, the higher the house edge, the more the...
Did you know that when you play at a casino, the amount you wager and time you are at playing are calculated into what is called a theoretical loss,Â often referred to as a â??Theoâ??? Casinos use your â??theoâ?? to determine what comps you have earned. Your...
Blackjack is the most popular casino table game and has been since 1965, shortly after Edward Thorpâ??s book Beat the Dealer became a sensation. Thorp correctly wrote that blackjack could be beaten by keeping track of the cards; in short, card counting. The general...