Blackjack should need no introduction. It is the most popular table game in the United States, and is easily found in casinos throughout the world.
The object of the game of Blackjack is simply to get more points than the dealer without going over 21.
Analysis and advice for experienced players who have mastered basic strategy, and are looking to add an extra edge to their game.
My articles on blackjack.
by Arnold Snyder
Topics include an in-depth history of blackjack, biographies of the influencial people to the game, how to beat lots of blackjack variants and side bets, cheating, team play, an FAQ, and blackjack poetry.
Analyze and improve your game with the use of these free tools, calculators, and advice.
I’m proud to finally add a blackjack game and trainer to my web site. The game is mostly self- explanatory. If you make an inferior play, the game will warn you first. If doubling or splitting is mathematically the correct play, but you don't have enough chips, the game will give the best advice for what you can afford to do.
Rule variations will have an effect on the player's expected return. The numbers below show the effect on the player's return under various rules and after taking into consideration proper basic strategy adjustments. These changes are relative to the following rules: eight decks, dealer stands on soft 17, player may double on anyfirst two cards, player can double after splitting, playermay split to 4 hands.
Analysis of some popular blackjack side bets that I have seen.
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