Single Deck Blackjack at Bodog Casino

Playing blackjack for me is one of the most rewarding activities I engage in. I usually play online, seeing as the closest casino to me is nearly two hours away. Lately my favorite site to play at is Bodog. I usually play roulette at Bodog Casino, so I decided their blackjack had to be just … Continue reading Single Deck Blackjack at Bodog Casino

Single Deck Blackjack Games

Would you believe that there are still single deck blackjack games out there? I am not talking about blackjack variations that use a single deck or about single deck games that offer a 6-5 payout. I am talking about good old fashioned single deck blackjack. It is true, such games are not easy to find … Continue reading Single Deck Blackjack Games

Single Deck Blackjack Games

Ah, single deck games. We blackjack players hardly ever see them anymore. So where did they go? I’m going to go with greed sweeping them away. Casinos got greedy. They saw that they could make money off of people who were willing to put it on the line in games of chance—games in which the … Continue reading Single Deck Blackjack Games

6-5 Payouts are to Blackjack What a Smack is to the Face

It does not come any truer than that. Blackjack started out as a single deck game. That is what it was built on. Back in the day blackjack was played on a single deck with a 3-2 payout for a natural. Nowadays you can almost never find that. Nowadays if you see a single deck … Continue reading 6-5 Payouts are to Blackjack What a Smack is to the Face

Getting a Blackjack and Payouts

Being dealt a natural blackjack is the best feeling in the game. The awesome feeling comes from receiving the best payout in the game without doing a thing. The only thing second to it is winning with an underdog hand because you go from disappointment at being dealt a crappy hand to elation at winning. … Continue reading Getting a Blackjack and Payouts

Bad Blackjack Strategies: Dealer Has a 10 Hole Card

There are some so-called blackjack strategies out there that players no in the know will swear by. Assuming that the dealer has a card worth 10 for a hole card is one such strategy. Sure on the surface it might sound like an okay strategy to use in blackjack, almost like it is a safety … Continue reading Bad Blackjack Strategies: Dealer Has a 10 Hole Card

What are your Odds of Winning in Blackjack?

Do you know? Are you sure you know? Yes, blackjack offers some good odds when compared to other casino games. But really, what are your chances of winning? Excluding pushes (the times that you and the dealer have the same total), you have a 48% shot of winning while the dealer has a 52% shot … Continue reading What are your Odds of Winning in Blackjack?

Blackjack Odds and Blackjack Payouts

This morning I discussed Atlantic City Blackjack and why just its payouts alone make it a bad blackjack variation. The payouts that it carries hurt a player’s blackjack odds. But, one, a good many blackjack players do not know that payout ratios impact their blackjack odds, and, two, they do not know how those payout … Continue reading Blackjack Odds and Blackjack Payouts