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Venetian and Palazzo Drop Payouts on Blackjack to 6-5

6:5 blackjack sucks


Mar 2014

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The Venetian and Palazzo changed its blackjack payouts on Monday. All games dealt out of a shoe, meaning more than two decks are used, now pay 6-5 on a natural blackjack. This change of policy covers the main casino floor. …

Is Video Blackjack Dead in Las Vegas?


Jan 2014

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Video blackjack is a niche game. There are several reasons a player may sit at a video blackjack machine. A video blackjack machine may better than the live version due to better rules. It may offer better comps too. The …

Avoiding Live Blackjack in Finland and Sweden


Aug 2013

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Blackjack is a popular game in restaurants and clubs in Finland and Sweden.ย  It is a very profitable game for the house, even more than it is in most other countries.ย  That is because these two countries have the worst …

Best Blackjack Games in Las Vegas 2017


May 2013

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Note we have a more current article with updated recommendations here: Best Blackjack in Las Vegas, 2017

After surveying over 40 Las Vegas casinos, John Mehaffey names the best and worst blackjack games in Las Vegas for 2017.


Las Vegas Blackjack Survey 2013 Methodology


Apr 2013

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For each of the past two years I have walked the Las Vegas Strip and Fremont Street in Las Vegas during December to find all of the games available to tourists in Las Vegas. There are many good blackjack …

Changes in Las Vegas Blackjack in 2012


Nov 2012

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To create the 2012 Las Vegas Blackjack survey went to every casino in Downtown Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Strip to gather all of the blackjack rules that can be found on this site. This was not the first …

Blackjack Myths


Apr 2012

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Blackjack is a game of skill with a luck element. This luck element draws many myths that are not true. Some superstitious players get upset about certain situations. These are typically due to results oriented thinking. Players seem to always …

TechCrunch Blackjack Infographic


Jan 2012

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We thought we would have a little fun with the recent announcement of PandoDaily. The infographic compares former writers and employees of TechCrunch with a blackjack hand and strategy.…

New Free Blackjack Leaderboard


Dec 2011

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Online Blackjack has grown from humble beginnings into being one of the most visited online blackjack sites in the world! The most successful aspect of the site has been …

Card Counting Myths Debunked


Oct 2011

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Card counting is a legitimate strategy for beating the casino, one that is not illegal by any law in the United States, and a strategy that is even recognized as legitimate in some gambling jurisdictions. Card counters are not all …