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Posted by Riel on 7 July 2009, at 12:11 p.m., in response to Blackjack , posted by riel on 7 July 2009, at 12:06 p.m.
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Online Blackjack Tips and Guides
In online Blackjack never split your 10ís, you know the saying a bird in the hand!
You should always split your Aces and 8ís, regardless of what card the dealer is showing, this just greatly improves your current hand and is worth the risk of double your bet.
Unless you are counting cards, never take insurance, insurance is just very poor odds with the house having a large advantage.
Try to stand on a hard 13 through 16, but only if the card the dealer is showing is a 6 or lower. If the dealerís showing card is a 7 through an Ace, you should hit, this rule is the basics to playing solid blackjack.
And if the dealer is showing a 4, 5 or a 6, you should stand on a hard 12, better let the deal bust than you risking it.
But if the showing card is a 2 or a 3, or 7 and higher, you should hit a hard 12, the odds on this one are close but are slightly better with you hitting.
You should also continue to hit until you have at least 17 if the dealerís up card is a 10, this is because the odds of the dealer having a total hand better than 17 are high so you need to risk it to improve your chances.
Lastlyshould hit a soft 17 (you have an Ace) if the dealerís up card is a 10, your chances are decent for improving your hand and yours chanc
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