It is never fun to be dealt a stiff hand in blackjack. You always feel like you have lost the round before it is even your turn to play. Or in the case of online blackjack, as soon as you see the cards you have been dealt.
You wind up basing your play off of whatever up card the dealer has. For hard hands 13 through 16 you stand if the dealer is showing a 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6. And if he is showing a 7, 8, 9, 10 or Ace you hit. A hard 12 is the same except that you do hit when the dealer is showing a 2 or 3, so it is a little more flexible.
So if four of the five stiff hands are all played the same, which one is the worst one?
It would be the hard 16. Players have a 61% chance of busting with this hand. This is because when the dealer has a 7 or higher showing, the player
Stiff hands are miserable to get in blackjack. There is a feeling of losing before the round before the game really gets going. And in blackjack
All right, blackjack players, we have another blackjack variation on our hands. Or on our tables actually. So far this one seems to be limited to brick and mortar casinos, and has not made the jump to online blackjack
When playing blackjack, players tend to get very focused on being deal that 21. But it isn
Blackjack is one of the easiest games to play in the realm of casino games. Essentially if you can add up to 21 then you can play blackjack.
The strategy available for blackjack is also very simple. Basic strategy is the easiest strategy to use and have such a significant impact on the house edge.
So with both of those considered how is it that blackjack players keep misplaying soft hands?
To put the answer simply, since this is blackjack after all, is that players are misplaying their hands. Specifically soft hands.
Stiff hands are the worst to get. It mostly comes from the feeling that like we
There are two types of blackjack players. There are those that are there to have a good time, and are more about just having fun than winning any money. And then there are those who are about winning money. We
We hate them. We hate being dealt them. We know that when we do see these cards in blackjack that we have a pretty decent shot of either busting or being beat. They
Sometimes the best offense is a good defense. At least that
Have you ever thrown a good thing away?
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