Blackjack Odds: Being Dealt a Natural

The crowning event when playing blackjack is being dealt that natural blackjack—those two cards, a 10 and an Ace. Nothing can beat you. At worst you have to push with the dealer. But that is better than losing. So what are your blackjack odds of being dealt a natural? You are going to laugh at … Continue reading Blackjack Odds: Being Dealt a Natural

Creating the Perfect Blackjack Card Counting Skill

Like any amazing dish, what goes in definitely comes out. The better quality the ingredients are the better the food. Also like good food, some things take time to make. How does this relate to blackjack? Card counting. It relates to card counting. This is one blackjack skill that can have a big impact on … Continue reading Creating the Perfect Blackjack Card Counting Skill

True Odds in Insurance

When it comes to odds in casino games, many are actually quite accurate, or true. I know, surprising considering how the casino like to take money. However, at least in most games the odds are true. One of the exceptions though is an insurance bet in blackjack. First off, what are true odds? True odds … Continue reading True Odds in Insurance

What Would Make Up the Best Blackjack Game?

While we all enjoy our blackjack games, be it blackjack in a brick and mortar casino or blackjack online, we all will imagine from time to time what would be our perfect blackjack game. Granted, we do not expect to ever actually find our perfect game of blackjack, but every now and then we will … Continue reading What Would Make Up the Best Blackjack Game?

True Insurance Odds—Worth the Wager? Part II

Earlier today I explained how the odds of an insurance bet in blackjack are not equivalent to the payout, making it an unfair blackjack wager. Yes, fair wagers do exist. Take that single number roulette wager. It carries 36-1 odds and has a 36-1 payout. That makes it a fair wager. We already determined this … Continue reading True Insurance Odds—Worth the Wager? Part II

True Insurance Odds—Worth the Wager? Part I

Chances are you have heard countless times that you should not take insurance in blackjack. Does not matter if you are playing blackjack online or in a brick and mortar casino. It still stands that you do not take insurance in blackjack no matter what. You have been told that you are losing money faster … Continue reading True Insurance Odds—Worth the Wager? Part I

Economy Hits Colorado Blackjack

It seems that overall numbers are down in terms of revenue in the casino industry. This is probably in part to a down economy in America and also to the increase in popularity of online gambling. But like any good business, the casinos are finding ways to strike back and try to boost their money … Continue reading Economy Hits Colorado Blackjack