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Tips for Blackjack at Casino // Blackjack

Tips for Blackjack at Casino

March 22, 2016 – 11:09 am
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We have provided a grid across for you play your hand according to basic strategy. As this is not a real land based casino you can take your time to check your hand and the dealers up card.

How to Play Hard Hands

  • 8 or less Always hit
  • 9 Double if the dealer has 3 thru 6 - otherwise hit
  • 10 Double if the dealer has 2 thru 9 - otherwise hit.
  • 11 Double if the dealer has 2 thru 10, Hit if dealer has Ace.
  • 12 Hit if the dealer has 2 or 3, Stand if the dealer has 4 thru 6, otherwise hit.
  • 13-16 Stand if the dealer has2 thru 6, otherwise hit.
  • 17-21 Always Stand

How to Play Soft Hands

A soft hand is when one of your starting hands contains an ace.

If you have:

  • Ace 2 or Ace 3 Double if the dealer has 5 or 6 - otherwise hit.
  • Ace 4 or Ace 5 Double if the dealer has 4 thru 6 - otherwise hit.
  • Ace 6 Double if the dealer has 3 thru 6 - otherwise hit.
  • Ace 7 Stand if the dealer has 2, 7 or 8. Double 3 -thru 6 - otherwise hit.
  • Ace 8 or Ace 9 Always Stand

How to Play Pairs

If you have a pair of:

  • Aces or 8's Always split.
  • 2's or 3's Split if the dealer has 2 - 7, otherwise hit.
  • 4's Split if the dealer has 4 or 5 - otherwise hit.
  • 5's Double if the dealer has 2 thru 9 - otherwise hit.
  • 6's Split if the dealer has 2 thru 6 - otherwise hit.
  • 7's Split 2 thru 7 - otherwise hit.
  • 9's Split 2 thru 6, and 8 or 9. Stand if the dealer has 7, 10 or Ace.
  • 10's Always Stand.

Make sure you remember the following for points

  1. Always split a pair of aces.
  2. Always split a pair of 8s.
  3. Always stand on 17 and up
Source: casino.paddypower.com
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