Blackjack strategy charts for RTG casinos

For versions of 2 or more decks blackjack

The following charts have been made to play with the best possible strategy to blackjack in 2 decks and 4 or more decks versions in the casinos that use the software RTG (Real Time Gaming).

Many RTG casinos have some blackjack versions available, but usually they have primarily only these versions.

On the side of the chart you can find a summary of the rules they usually have. The instructions and the notes of the symbols are in this page.
In the event that you would like to play another version of blackjack we suggest you to look to the most accurate scheme among the availables.

These charts are excellent with these rules:

  • 2 or 4 decks
  • dealer hits card on soft 17
  • the doubling after a split is permitted
  • surrender option can be allowed or not

The remaining rules are standard.
Here the instructions and the notes of the symbols.

The house edge is:

  • 0.34%, for 2 decks with surrender option
  • 0.40%, for 2 decks without surrender option
  • 0.49% for 4 decks with surrender option
  • 0.58% for 4 decks without surrender option.

Blackjack Strategy Charts for Playtech casino

For versions of classic, surrender and 6 decks blackjack

The following charts have been made to play with the best possible strategy to blackjack in the single deck, surrender and 6 decks versions in the casinos that use the software Playtech.

Many Playtech casinos have some blackjack versions available, but usually when possible we suggest to play the single deck (classic) version, which is the most successful.

On the side of the chart you can find a summary of the rules they usually have. The instructions and the notes of the symbols are in this page.
In the event that you would like to play another version of blackjack we suggest you to look to the most accurate scheme among the avilables.

Blackjack Single Deck

This chart is excellent with these rules:

  • 1 deck
  • dealer hits card on soft 17
  • the player may double on 10 and 11 only
  • the doubling after a split is not permitted
  • the player may split just once (no resplit)
  • there is not surrender option

The remaining rules are standard.
The house edge is 0.48%.
Here the instructions and the notes of the symbols.

Playtech original blackjack (6 decks)

This chart is excellent with these rules:

  • 6 decks
  • dealer stands on soft 17
  • player loses total bet against dealer blackjack (full no peek)
  • the player may double with any two cards
  • the doubling after a split is permitted
  • the player may split just once (no resplit)
  • there is not surrender option
  • if the dealer does blackjack there is a mixture of U.S. and European rules:
  • dealer has ace up and the player doubles and/or splits: bet entirely lost
  • dealer has 10 up and the player splits: bet entirely lost
  • dealer has 10 up and the player doubles: only original bet lost
  • dealer has 10 up and the player splits and doubles: only the additional bet for the split lostThe remaining rules are standard.
    The house edge is 0.52%.
    Here the instructions and the notes of the symbols.

 

Playtech blackjack surrender

This chart is excellent with these rules:

  • 6 decks
  • dealer stands on soft 17
  • player loses total bet against dealer blackjack (full no peek)
  • the player may double with any two cards
  • the player may split just once for hand
  • the player can doubles after a split
  • there is surrender option

The remaining rules are standard.
The house edge under these rules is 0.39%.
Here the instructions and the notes for the symbols.

Blackjack Strategy Charts for Microgaming casinos

For versions of classic, european and +5 decks blackjack

The following charts have been made to play with the best possible strategy to Blackjack in the single deck and 6-8 decks versions in the casinos that use the software Microgaming.

Many Microgaming casinos have some blackjack versions available, but usually when possible we suggest to play the single deck (classic) version, which is the most successful.

On the side of the chart you can find a summary of the rules they usually have. The instructions and the notes of the symbols are in this page.
In the event that you would like to play another version of blackjack we suggest you to look to the most accurate scheme among the avilables.

Blackjack single deck (classic blackjack)

This chart is excellent with these rules:

  • 1 deck
  • dealer stands on soft 17
  • the doubling after a split is not permitted
  • the player may split just once (no resplit)
  • there is not surrender option

The remaining rules are standard.
The house edge is 0.13%
Here the instructions and the notes of the symbols.

European blackjack

This chart is excellent with these rules:

  • 2 decks
  • dealer stands on soft 17
  • player loses total bet against dealer blackjack (full no peek)
  • the player may double on 9 to 11 only
  • the doubling after a split is not permitted
  • the player may split just once (no resplit)
  • there is not surrender option

The remaining rules are standard.
The house edge is 0.39%.
Here the instructions and the notes of the symbols.

Blackjack strategy charts for Cryptologic casinos

For versions of single deck and 6-8 decks blackjack

The following charts have been made to play with the best possible strategy to blackjack in the single deck and 6-8 decks versions in the casinos that use the software Cryptologic.
Many Cryptologic casinos have some blackjack versions available, but usually when possible we suggest to play the single deck version, which is the most successful.

On the side of the chart you can find a summary of the rules they usually have. The instructions and the notes of the symbols are in this page.
In the event that you would like to play another version of blackjack we suggest you to look to the most accurate scheme among the avilables.

Blackjack Single Deck

This chart is excellent with these rules:

  • 1 deck
  • dealer hits card on soft 17
  • player may double with every cards
  • the doubling after a split is permitted
  • the player may split just once (no resplit)
  • there is not surrender option
  • dealer checks hole card for blackjack

The remaining rules are standard.
The house edge is 0.07%.
Here the instructions and the notes for the symbols.

 

6-8 Decks Blackjack

This chart is excellent with these rules:

  • Six-eight decks
  • dealer stands on soft 17
  • player may double with every cards
  • the doubling after a split is permitted
  • the player may split just once (no resplit)
  • there is not surrender option
  • dealer checks hole card for blackjack

The remaining rules are standard.
The house edge is 0.49%.
Here the instructions and the notes for the symbols.

Blackjack Strategy Charts for BossMedia Casinos

Blackjack strategy charts for BossMedia casinos with versions of single deck and 6 decks blackjack

The following charts have been made to play with the best possible strategy to blackjack in the single deck and 6 decks versions in the casinos that use the software BossMedia.

Many Boss Media casinos have some blackjack versions available, but usually when possible we suggest to play the single deck version, which is the most successful.
On the side of the chart you can find a summary of the rules they usually have. The instructions and the notes of the symbols are in this page.
In the event that you would like to play another version of blackjack we suggest you to look to the most accurate scheme among the availables.

Blackjack single deck

This chart is excellent with these rules:

  • 1 deck
  • dealer stands on soft 17
  • player may double with every cards
  • the doubling after a split is permitted
  • the player may split just once (no resplit)
  • there is not surrender option
  • if the dealer does blackjack it also wins the doublings and the splits

The remaining rules are standard.
Here the instructions and the notes of the symbols.

6 decks blackjack

This chart is excellent with these rules:

  • Six decks
  • dealer stands on soft 17
  • player may double with every cards
  • the doubling after a split is permitted
  • the player may split just once (no resplit)
  • there is not surrender option
  • if the dealer does blackjack it also wins the doublings and the splits.

The remaining rules are standard.
The house edge is 0.46%.
Here the instructions and the notes of the symbols.

Instructions and notes for the symbols in Blackjack Charts

Compare the sum of your cards to those of the first column (under your hand).
From 8 to 17 it is indicated the sum of two cards not equal and without ace.

If the sum is inferior to 7, you must always ASK card.
If it is superior to 17 hard (that is without ace) you must always STAY.
If in the couple of cards there is the ace the referring scheme goes from A,2 to A,8.
If the sum is superior to 19 soft you must always STAY.
If you have two equal cards instead, look to the last part of the column.

The first row in the top (under “dealer’s card”) indicates the card uncovered of the dealer.
The result indicated by the crossing of the row and the corresponding column indicates the move you must do.

  • H = hit card.
  • S = stand.
  • D = double if allowed, else hit.
  • Ds = double if allowed, else stand.
  • P = split.
  • H/P = split if double after split, else hit.
  • S/P = split if double after split, else stand.
  • D/P = split if double after split, else double.
  • R or H/R = surrender if allowed, else hit.
  • Rs or S/R = surrender if allowed, else stand.
  • Rp = surrender if allowed, else split.

Blackjack Basic Strategy for Online Casinos

You may have already noticed, by reading in this website, how much we insist in claiming the importance of following the charts to play blackjack in the best possible way.

The charts have been made to advice the best, strategically and mathematically, possible games with the best chances of winnings.

As the plural word suggests, the charts are more than one. This because the best strategy for every version of blackjack presents variations more or less slight and therefore each version of blackjack has its own specific chart.

How can you understand to which version of blackjack are you playing? Simple. On the lobby of every casino, before starting the game, you can read the characteristics of the version of blackjack that is used.
The only data you need to find the scheme you are looking for are the number of decks used and if the dealer HIT CARD or STAND on soft 17.

These are the charts for the following versions of Blackjack: