Bad Beat

Blackjack Side Bets > Bad Beat

The Bad Beat Blackjack side bet is active on two cards hands of 19, 20 and 21.ย  If a player is dealt 18 or lower the Bad Beat bet automatically loses.ย  If a player is dealt 19, 20 or 21 and wins, the side bet will push.ย  If a player pushes a dealt 19, 20 or 21 then they will receive a 5-1 payout.ย  A player that loses a dealt 19 will win 10-1.ย  A player that loses a dealt 20 will win 30-1.ย  A player may choose to split 8โ€™s and aces.ย  The first split hand will qualify for the side bet.ย  There are other pay tables available that pay 10-1 when pushing on a dealt blackjack or pay 20-1 when a dealt 19 loses.

Bad Beat Blackjack Sidebet – House Advantage

The house advantage is between 3-9%, depending on the pay table offered by the casino.