How to play Blackjack to win?

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Blackjack is among the best games to play online for money. It is among the few games available at casinos - land-based and online alike - which offer players an almost 50% chance to win a hand, and with the use of some simple rules this percentage can also be increased significantly. Also, blackjack is among the few casino games that offer players the possibility to make decisions, while in case of most other games the player can only decide whether to play or not. So, let's see a few tips on how to play this great game to win at the red flush casino.

1. Choose the right table for you

If you think each blackjack table is the same, you are mistaken. There are a few factors that make a table more advantageous for the player - for example, the less decks the table uses, the better chance the player has to win. If possible, choose a table that allows you to surrender (give up half of your bet and finish the game) and one that requires the dealer to hit on a soft 17 (a hand of two cards with a value of 17).

Avoid blackjack tables that pay 6:5 on Blackjack - they are the attempt of the casinos to increase their advantage by lowering the payouts.

2. Always assume the dealer has a concealed 10

This is a strategy I have tested on several occasions, both in social and real money establishments like the Red Flush Casino. Assuming the dealer has a 10 will help you decide what to do with your hand even when you have no betting tables at hand (when playing online, it's better to have a printed table at hand).

When using this rule, there are two possible actions the dealer will take:

- if the upcard is 7 or less, the dealer will most likely hit (see #1 - hit on a soft 17) - and has a good chance to go bust
- if the upcard is 8 or above, the dealer will almost certainly stand.

Keeping these in mind can help you decide when to hit, stand, double or surrender.

3. Know when to walk away

Hard as you might try, there is no such thing as an endless winning streak. Sometimes you win several times in a row, but sometimes the cards are not in your favor. Be sure to set clear limits on how much you want to win before you stop playing for the day, and for how much you can afford to lose in one session. For example, decide to stop as soon as you won $100 or as soon as you lose $50. Bankroll management done right can help you stay profitable while playing Blackjack to win - and help you get through one of "those" days.