Blackjack guide - Vegas Strip Blackjack

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Vegas Strip Blackjack is the most popular version of Vegas Blackjack since it has slightly lower casino edge than many other types of Blackjack. It has both single and multi-hand version. Vegas Strip Blackjack is played with four decks of 52 cards.

Decks are shuffled after the end of every game. The rules are as follows:

  • A Blackjack beats any hand with a total value of 21.
  • The Dealer stands on all 17.
  • The player can split up to three times to make four hands.
  • Aces can be split only once. If a pair of Aces is split, one card is dealt to each Ace, and the hand stands automatically.
  • A split Ace and a 10 don’t count as blackjack.
  • Unlike 10 value cards can be split.
  • After first two cards have been dealt the player can double. The doubling bet is the same as the original bet. It is possible to double down after split.
  • If the dealer’s face-up card is an Ace the player can make insurance that costs half the original bet.
  • Insurance can’t be taken after Hit, Split, or Double Down.