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Las Vegas blackjack casino rules

Las Vegas blackjack casino rules

There are a few house rules in blackjack that can vary depending on the venue: the number of decks used, whether the dealer stands or hits on soft 17, whether a player is allowed to double after split, and whether a player is allowed to surrender. Some casinos may also pay 6:5 on a blackjack instead of conventional 3:2, while it decreases your chances the strategy stays the same.

Most Las Vegas Strip casinos offer terrible rules for blackjack players. They allow dealers hit on soft 17, stopped allowing surrender and re-splitting aces. Treasure Island is considered one of the best casinos for a blackjack player on the Las Vegas strip, the rules are favorable and the minimum bets can be low.

Sahara Las Vegas is also one of the good ones. The minimum bets are low but the dealer hits soft 17. The high limit salon though has the dealer stands on soft 17 rule.

MGM, Aria and Mirage have a similar rule situation but the minimum bets in the high limit salon are even higher.

All of the mentioned casinos pay players 3:2 on a blackjack.

Since the most of the tourists play on the Strip the rest of the casinos have to try harder to attract players. That’s why the casinos in the downtown Las Vegas offer low minimum limits and favorable rules. It’s a safe bet to play in El Cortez, Downtown Grand or Plaza.

Going farther from the strip the competition between casinos get more intense. Cannery, Eastside Cannery, Rampart, Aliante Casino and Arizona Charlie’s, all Station Casinos, M Resort, Suncoast, The Orleans, Gold Coast, South Point and Silverton are all worth checking out if you’re looking for player friendly blackjack in Las Vegas.