Blackjack Rule Differences – How They affect the House Edge

One of the biggest things that beginning blackjack players should know is that blackjack rules aren’t always the same in every casino. And this is the case even if you’re playing the exact same game of ’21’ in different casinos. The main reason why casinos change rules is to increase their house edge over the player. With this being the case, it’s really important that you understand how the different rule changes can alter your chances of winning. The following will show the main rules that are changed, and keep in mind that you may find none or all of these rule changes in effect. Continue reading “Blackjack Rule Differences – How They affect the House Edge”

D’Alembert System in Blackjack

While many blackjack betting systems call on you to make risky and bankroll-threatening decisions at the table, the D’Alembert system is a bit safer choice. The D’Alembert was named after its creator, 18th-century mathematician and physicist Jean le Rond D’Alembert, who theorized that his work could be used to balance out wins and losses over the long-term – though he didn’t entirely mean for this to become a blackjack system. In any case, D’Alembert’s original work is well known for its application in the blackjack world, which definitely makes it worth reviewing. Continue reading “D’Alembert System in Blackjack”