Monday, December 11, 2017

Blackjack Strategy for Hard Hand

Blackjack card game is highly popular around the world. Players have to be very skilled to learn how to play blackjack, as it is very complicated game. Blackjack odds of winning can be high only if players fully understand the rules of the game and basic blackjack strategy, which means that players should understand the difference between playing soft hand and hard hand. The matter is that most of the beginners play using so called “basic blackjack chart”. In order to play as successfully as possible, the blackjack strategy chart was created to make it easy to make each decision, depending on player's and dealer's cards. The matter is that there is no one common for all game variants and game peculiarities chart – there are several of them even within one and the same game variant. During the game you may have two principal types of hand – hand and soft on, which differ only in count of Ace (or its presence at the hand you have).

Hard hand is the one, where Ace is not presented or where the Ace is counted as 1 point (in soft hand it is values in 11 points). Follow the below described recommendations to boost your chances of winning.


Hard player's hand (No Ace or Ace is counted as 1)

Dealer's hand (face up card)

Basic rules

 

8

 

Hit
Having hard 8, a player is not bust anyway. So it is advised to hit.

 

9

 

3, 4, 5 or 6

Double
It is advised to double as having small cards, a dealer can easily bust, so it is nice to double the money.

 

10

 

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9

Double or Hit
A hard 10 means that a player will not bust anyway, as no matter what the third card is, so it is advised to double or to hit.

 

11

 

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10

Double or Hit
The same as with hard hand 10, a player can easily double as dealer probably goes busted, and this way the winning are doubled. If a player does not want to risk, he/she can simply hit.

12

4, 5 or 6

Stand or Hit
A player can hit only if a dealer's card is less than 4 or bigger than 6, as the chances of going bust are high.

 

13 - 16

 

2, 3, 4, 5 or 6

Stand or Hit
It is advised to stand when having hard 13 -16, as the probability of going bust is really high when taking cards. However, a player may hit when the dealer's card is higher than 6.

 

17 - 21

 

Stand
The risk of busting is the highest when having hard 17 and more. Players are never advised to hit, unless they counting cards.

This table could help when making decisions about the nest moves but it definitely does not guarantee the winning. The results depend on the general player's knowledge and skills.

Educational Movies

Being a highly interesting and popular game of skill, blackjack is honored to be featured in various movies. They can be educational or entertaining, but in both cases they reveal the magnificence of this game and help players to acquire useful information easily. Players do not get bored as it is fun to study this way.

The article is featuring reviews of the most popular interesting and what is more important educational movies on blackjack. Learning can be fun and easy. If you want to get additional information, you are welcome to visit blackjackdoc.com and find what you need.

Educational books

Blackjack is one of the most famous and fascinating games of skill. It is pretty old but, nevertheless, has not lost its popularity. Players around the world are trying to learn how to play this game successfully by various means. This article is going to reveal the easier way of learning blackjack rules and strategies.

Educational books are the best choice for those, wishing to get to know main principles of the game without being bored. Books are mainly written by professional blackjack players who teach from their own experience. Read the reviews of the most helpful blackjack books and learn easily!

 

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