Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
To tie hands with the dealer.. The dealer will usually tap the table beside your bet on a push. You don't win, and you don't lose. It's a tie.
Your card count goes over 21.. If you bust you go over 21, and the hand is over.
A big tipper. If you get called a George in a casino, consider it a compliment! You are a great tipper, so dealers will love dealing to you. You do not have to be a big money player to be considered a George. You just have to tip well!
|You have chosen to double down. How many more cards may you receive?||Basic Blackjack
1. When you double down, you are betting that the next card will make your hand high enough to beat the dealer. You may only draw one card on a double down.
|You have a $25 bet placed and want to double down. The table limit is $25 to $500. What is the maxium bet you can place for the double down?||Basic Blackjack
$25. You may only double down for the amount of your original bet or less. You may only double down for $25 on an original bet of $25.
96. Each deck has 4 - 10's, 4 - J's, 4 - K's, and 4 - Q's. Therefore each deck has 16 face cards. 6 decks x 16 face cards = 96 cards with a value of 10.
|You have a $10 bet placed. The dealer shows an ace and asks for insurance. What is the MOST insurance you can take?||Basic Blackjack
$5. You may only bet 1/2 of your original bet (or less) on the insurance line.
2 to 1. You cannot make a profit on insurance, you can only protect your bet if the dealer has a blackjack.
|What is the highest points hand you can have, without busting?||Basic Blackjack
21. Some casinos actually have a game where 6 cards is an automatic win, no matter what the points are, 21 or below.
Hit. Never split 6s against a dealer 7 or higher.
Split them. As a general rule, you should always split aces and 8s. Splitting 8s against a dealer ace doesn't always make you win more, but it is supposed to make you lose less!
hit. It is one of the worst Blackjack situations there is, but the strategy dictates that you should hit. Many novice players choose to stand in this situation, infuriating more experienced players.
Hit. Many people choose to sit on 12 when faced with a dealer 3. It is an incorrect play according to basic strategy.
Always split them. Basic strategy says you should always split aces, no matter what the dealer upcard is.