Blackjack Odds :: BaccaratGuidebook
The main thing what you need to understand in blackjack is blackjack odds. Almost all of them you are welcome to use playing in online casinos. There are only 52 cards in a deck, and it is easy to count them and predict what the dealer has in hands, right? WRONG! There are 52 cards in one deck, but there are from 4 to 8 decks on each table! It means that there are from 208 to 416 cards on each blackjack table. Seems a little harder, isn’t it? So what are the odds of winning blackjack, you may ask?
16 of 52 cards have a value of 10 points. It means that 30% of cards on each table are 10’s, and it helps to count the possibility and to win the game. But nobody knows the order of cards after shuffling. And this all only means that each next card from the deck has a 30% possibility to have a value of 10 points. As far as the game goes the possibility that the next card will be a ten is growing, but not much. So what do we have? Any next card can be 10 as well it can be any other card! That is why blackjack odds should be understood, memorized and used!
It is a question of counting player’s chances. First of all you need to remember that in blackjack dealer’s advantage is approximately 8%, because the dealer is the last to act in the game. If you will study the blackjack strategy and use it properly you may decrease dealer’s advantage from 8% to only 0.5! You can also learn card counting strategy but it is really hard if you are only a blackjack beginner, so it is better to start learning blackjack odds and strategy.
So, what did you follow while choosing casino games to play? Wants, preferences or money? Let’s see what you can use to win at blackjack. SO, what are the odds of busting while hitting (asking for more cards)? It depends on your “hands”. Of course you will always bust if you have 21 points, and you will never bust when you hit on a hand of 11 or less. But if you have more than 11 the probability of busting increases depending on how many points do you have already. The bigger your cards – the bigger will be the possibility of busting.
For example, if you have 12 the possibility of busting is 31%. If you have 16 – the possibility is 62%. There is a 92% possibility of busting from one hit if you have 20 points!
The possibility of a natural blackjack combination is only 4.83%.
The best blackjack odds increaser we can advise you – is to learn blackjack strategy very attentively, and to have a lot of practice.
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