Blackjack Strategy: Minimize Edge of Casino

Blackjack strategy can become very complex if you try to minimize the edge of the house in every situation the most possible. Because it's almost impossible to remember all these strategies, which make only a very small difference, we give you more information about a general strategy, which will minimize the edge of the casino significantly, without being too complicated. Below, get more information about what to do in each instance of the game. Hitting / Standing: Dealer shows: 2 or 3. You should stand when having 13 or more. Dealer shows: 4, 5 or 6. You should stand when having 12 or more. Dealer shows: 7, 8, 9, 10 or Ace. You should hit until 17 or more. You have: Ace & 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 on 2nd card. Dealer has: 7, 8, 9, 10 or Ace. You should hit. You have: Ace & 7. Dealer shows: 9, 10 or Ace. You should hit.

Blackjack Rules: How to Play Blackjack

Blackjack is one of the most popular casino games available, if not the most popular game. Blackjack is also not that difficult to learn, even though there are other casino games, like baccarat or roulette, which are easier to learn. Below, we explain to you the basic rules of Blackjack. Should you already know these rules, read our blackjack strategy article for more information on how to minimize the edge of the casino when playing blackjack. When playing Blackjack, the player has to try to get closer to 21 than the dealer, without going over 21. This means that you are only playing against the dealer, not against other players on the table. To calculate the hand values, cards will have the following values in Blackjack: Aces count either 11 or 1; King, Queen, Jack and 10 all count 10 and the other cards all count at face value (9 as 9, 3 as 3, etc).

Baccarat Strategy: Minimizing the Casino Edge

Because Baccarat is a game of chance, their is no winning baccarat system. So, if someone is telling you otherwise, don't believe them, they are not telling the truth. The reason therefore is that the house always has an edge in baccarat, no matter what bet you are taking. But, you can minimize this edge by taking only bets in which the house has the lowest edge possible. The following odds apply to the game of Baccarat: Betting on the Bank wins 45.86% of the times, giving the house an edge of 1.06% using a 5% commission. Betting on the Player wins 44.62% of the times, giving the house an edge of 1.24%. Betting on Tie wins 9.52% of the times, giving the house an edge of 14.36% when using 8 to 1 payouts. Should the payout be at 9 to 1, which happens at some casinos, the house edge is 4.8%.

Baccarat Rules: How to Play Baccarat

Baccarat is a game of chance, with no skill involved. Therefore, it's pretty easy to learn. Before reading through the rules, we recommend you download an online casino software, so you can play baccarat for free while learning more about the rules. When playing baccarat, 2 hands (the bank and the player) play against each other. You, as the player do not have to bet only on the player hand, but are also allowed to put your money on the Bank (but will have to pay a commission when betting on the bank and winning). At the beginning of each game, both hands (Player and Bank) get at least 2 cards, but no more than 3, with the goal being to get as close to 9 as possible, which means that it's somewhat like blackjack, with the exception that one cannot bust for going over 9. Should one player have more than 9, the last digit of the hand value will count.

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