By John Grochowski
Basic strategy charts tell us the best average play for every possible blackjack hand. That doesn’t mean you’ll always win when you make the right moves. It’s just that when you add up wins and losses over many plays, your average return will be better when you make the basic strategy play than when you don’t.
That’s every bit as applicable to online play as to live casinos. Online, where you can’t count cards, basic strategy play is the gold standard.
Still, many players think certain basic strategy plays feel wrong. Is it really best to split 8s and risk a second bet when the dealer has a 10-value card face up? When you have a hard 16 and the dealer has 7, wouldn’t it be better to stand and let the dealer chance going bust than to hit and risk busting yourself?
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