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How to Play a Pair of 7s in Blackjack

Which strategy you should invoke depends upon what the blackjack dealer’s upcard is, the number of decks of cards being used, whether double down after pair splitting is allowed, and whether surrender is offered.
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Henry Tamburin Ph.D
October 31, 2017

Stadium Blackjack: A New Way to Play

Picture 44 electronic player terminals spread out in a stadium-configured arrangement in a casino. A live blackjack dealer stands in front of the stadium facing the players. Players (in this example, up to all 44) make their bets by touching the casino chips across the bottom of the screen on their interactive terminal. As soon as bets are made by the active players and a countdown timer reaches zero indicating that wagering is closed, a live dealer deals a single (common) hand of blackjack to all players, and deals one card to herself.

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Henry Tamburin Ph.D
September 4, 2017

How To Play Your 16 Against a Dealer's 10 Upcard

One of the most frustrating hands in blackjack is a 16 against a dealer’s 10 upcard. How you play this hand depends upon the composition of the cards that make up your 16 and the playing rules. Here are some examples of different hands that total 16, and how you should play them against a dealer’s 10 upcard in a land-based or online casino.

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Henry Tamburin Ph.D
July 6, 2016