Some strategies change according to the variation of Blackjack you are playing and according to the table on which you are, but there are basic strategies that allow you, in general, to decrease the croupier’s advantages to the 1%.
It is therefore essential to memorise these strategies, even if they are hard to remember; high concentration is needed to apply these theories in a fast game such as Blackjack.
Here you can find a few simplified advices about the basic strategies to use in order to excel in the art of Blackjack and to act better once you have received your two cards and you have seen the card of the croupier:
- If the total amount of your turn reach 18 points, it is better to stop.
- If you choose to pick a card, you should have a total amount which is lower than 11 points.
- When the total of your turn is 10 points, you can choose to double down your bet only if your turn is higher than the croupier’s one.
- If your turn has an Ace that you count for 1 point and the total amount of your turn is higher than or the same as 17, it is better to stop. By contrast, if the total is between12 and 16, it is better for you to pick a new card.
- If your turn has an Ace that you decide to count as 11 points and the total amount of your turn is higher than or the same as 18, it is better to stop. If the total amount is lower than 17, pick a new card.
- Playing and playing you will realise that it is always better to not use the option “sidebet”.