More than a few of these winning expert player tips are some of the most widely used player strategies amongst professional blackjack players. While you won’t be able to implement all of them they are all well worth knowing…
10 – Hits & Splits
Whenever you get a soft seventeen (Ace + 6) You should Hit, Split When you get Aces & 8’s and always stand on a hard 17 (No Ace). While there are many more combinations like these, use these few to guide you around the rest.
9 – Game Rules
This might sound silly, but do you really know the rules of the table you are playing? There are more variations of Blackjack than I have gambling losses, so before you even sit down make sure you know what rules you are sitting down to play.
8 – Pick Happy Dealers
By picking a dealer that appears to be chatty and joyful it will make your casino experience better even if you are on a losing streak.
7 – Look For Losers
While in a real casino keep an eye out for people who seem to be having a bad streak. This will often mean the good cards are coming which you can also jump on the table and claim.
6 – Watch Videos
While it used to be a matter of reading books or paying someone to teach you, these days you can learn the very best strategies from watching online videos about them. On Youtube, there are literally millions of videos. Just watch a few and pick the tips that they all seem to say rather than taking advice from a single person.
5 – Stay Clear Headed
This not only goes for playing in a casino, it also matters while playing online. Make sure you don’t drink too much or take any drugs or heavy medication. It will only lead you to make silly mistakes and bad choices.
4 – Check for Bonuses
Playing Blackjack online? Why not shop around the casino sites and see what ones have the best deals on. Often they will take it in turns to make a certain game better to play, so make sure you are playing Blackjack on the one that has those Blackjack offers active.
3 – Card Counting
Most people see this strategy as old and out of date, but even online blackjack games have to stick to certain rules. All the best players will at least study this strategy even if they don’t intend to use it.
2 – No Tips Please!
While some people think it is common practice to tip the dealer if you win (so that you might win again next time) there really isn’t any point. There are so many systems in place to make sure the dealer isn’t helping you that it would never matter if you did or didn’t! But it’s always good to share the win love now and again.
1 – Play Your Wallet, Not Your Dreams
Make sure that you sit at a table that is appropriate to your wallet. The easiest way to work out what table to sit at is to take the maximum you are willing to spend and divided that by 40. So if you are willing to spend £500 make sure the table’s minimum bet is only £12.50 or less. This will give you the best opportunity to win some money and stick within your budget even on a losing streak.