Category: Blackjack Strategy

How To Know When To Hit On 16

How do you know when to hit your 16?

Probably the worst situation to be in at the blackjack table is to be dealt a 16 while the dealer has a 7 or higher showing. Blackjack charts from all across the world say to hit the 16 when the dealer is showing a 7 or higher, even surrendering in some situations. If you want to beat the casino, you’re going to have to do better than that. So let me share with you one of my key winning blackjack plays…

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Should You Double Down Your 11 Versus the Dealer’s Ace?

Should you double down your 11 versus the dealer's ace?

Many visitors to my website find me by searching for the traditional basic strategy for blackjack. Everyone’s familiar with basic strategy, as it effectively decreases the house edge to about 0.6% in Las Vegas. But many casinos outside of Vegas have blackjack rules that make the house edge even higher — even when you’re playing perfect basic strategy. That makes something very clear to me. People who play only basic strategy are doomed to fail.

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Gain an Advantage With This Simple Blackjack Secret


There is one simple secret that can unlock your potential to beat the casino. My book covers my blackjack strategy, as well as techniques that I have used to be a successful blackjack player year after year. Many people who get a copy of my book are surprised to find that my blackjack strategy doesn’t consist of wacky card counting techniques or any plays based on superstition. My methods are practical. And the results speak for themselves.

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Three Mistakes Made By Blackjack Players


Blackjack is an entertaining and integral piece of casino play. I’ve met many individuals over the years who wanted to improve their blackjack strategy. They ask questions like “should I hit this 16?” and “should I double-down on my 9?” But the truth is, most of those players will never improve their game. They’ll cling to their intuitions, basic strategy, and their seat at the table. And in the long term, they will lose. Here is a list of three very common mistakes made by blackjack players:

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