Black Jack Strategy

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Doubling Strategy

When the cards are particularly in your favor you can double your bet. This is the case when you have a total of 9 to 11 in your hand and the dealer's up card is as shown in the table.

  Dealer's Up Card
Your
Hand
  2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9 10   A
  9 H D D D H H H H H H
10 D D D D D D D D H H
11 D D D D D D D D D H

Because of the flexability it offers, an ace in your hand is often a good signal to double.

  Dealer's Up Card
Your
Hand
  2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9 10   A
A,2 H H H D D H H H H H
A,3 H H H D D H H H H H
A,4 H H D D D H H H H H
A,5 H H D D D H H H H H
A,6 H D D D D H H H H H
A,7 S D D D D S S H H H

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