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 of beating you.
Realistically those are high odds for players. And they are much better than what you odds would be of winning roulette or slots. But, yes, the house still has the edge. Even when you are using basic strategy.
Depending on what house rules are in play, the house will start out with a 2% to 5% edge over you. But playing all of your hands