Avoiding Common Blackjack Mistakes

In blackjack, for example, deciding when and how to hit and stand is paramount, as is knowing when and how to split. A key mistake is splitting the wrong pairs; another is ignoring all the cards that the dealer shows that can alter decisions. Avoiding these errors will improve your chances for long-term winning more than any other factor – impatience and playing for the wrong reasons, or certain basic strategy errors, for instance. Not using a basic strategy You’ll never win at blackjack without basic strategy. The chart tells you how to hit, stand, double, or split depending on the dealer’s up card and your cards (learning this chart, which will look much the same even if you are playing European rules, is the only strategy component you’ll have to memorise – online blackjack tr...

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