Double Deck Blackjack in Las Vegas
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Double deck blackjack is the best game offered at most Las Vegas casinos. The minimum bet is often $25 on the Strip. The rules can vary from one casino to another.
The best casino for double deck blackjack is Treasure Island. It offers $25 stand on 17 games in its high limit salon. Players can double down on any two cards and after splitting in this game. MGM Grand, Mirage, Bellagio and Aria offer this game with the same rules. The big difference is that the minimum bet is $50 or $100 at these MGM Resorts casinos. Cosmopolitan offers this game with a $100 minimum bet.
The main casino floor at Treasure Island offers $10 double deck blackjack that hits soft 17. Players may double down before and after splitting. This game has a $25 minimum at Mandalay Bay, Luxor, Excalibur, New York New York, Monte Carlo, Mirage and Circus Circus. Venetian, Palazzo and Encore have it for $50. Wynn has a $100 minimum bet for this version of double deck blackjack.
Downtown players will find this same game for $5 at El Cortez. It is $10 at The D and $15 at Plaza. Golden Nugget has a $50 minimum for it in high limit, although it is sometimes available for $25 during slow periods. Locals joints often spread this game with a $10 or $15 minimum bet. These include all Station Casinos, The Orleans, Gold Coast, South Point, Rampart and Suncoast.
Caesars properties offer the worst double deck blackjack on the Strip. All of its casinos have a $25 minimum bet for the game. Players can double down before spitting but not after. 4Queens, Fremont, California and Main Street Station offer this same game downtown with just a $5 minimum bet.
Golden Nugget has this game with a $15 minimum bet on its main casino floor. We recommend players walk past these tables and head for the high limit salon at Golden Nugget where double down after splitting is permitted.
The best place to play low limit double deck blackjack in Las Vegas is on Boulder Highway at Arizona Charlie’s. It has a $5 minimum bet. Players may double down before and after splitting. Unlike the other double deck games in Las Vegas along the Strip and downtown, players may also re-split aces. The dealer hits soft 17.
Double Deck Blackjack Survey
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|Golden Gate||2||5||1000||H||-||-||-||-||2||No||Yes||No||No||Free Bet||0.0085|
|Main Street Station||2||5||1000||H||Yes||No||No||No||9||No||No||No||No||No||0.0060225|
|Orleans||2||5||1000||H||-||-||-||-||1||No||No||No||No||Super Fun 21||0.013|
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