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Double–deck blackjack is a novelty in casinos. When two decks of cards The general perception is, "the fewer number of decks the better.".


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of Odds shares the mathematically-correct basic strategy charts for double-​deck blackjack. So with two cards it is very slightly better to hit.


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With better odds, Double Deck Blackjack should be everyone's go-to blackjack variant. Goal. The goal of Double Deck Blackjack is the same as any blackjack.


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Many casinos have reintroduced the single-deck blackjack game, but don't be fooled into thinking that playing a single-deck game will give you better odds.


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- Hi/Low is actually going to perform better on 6D and 8D than compared to 1D and 2D. For the lower number decks, if you're going to specialize.


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of Odds shares the mathematically-correct basic strategy charts for double-​deck blackjack. So with two cards it is very slightly better to hit.


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If you do not count cards, it's very likely that you'll be better off avoiding the double-deck games out there. I know some of you may be surprised.


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Top 10 things to do and see Money saving tips! But the guy who watches me play for five minutes and jumps in front of me the second I get a streak going tends to draw my ire. Best value? Transportation- Car rental: Best deals? The negative to double-deck is that as soon as it becomes apparent that the deck is rich in 10 cards, it's shuffle time! Watch this Topic. View all hotels. Somewhere different! Transportation: what is the public transport? The reason the house edge is lower in double-deck is because you will be dealt more blackjacks. Thanks for all the friends and conversations along the way! Top questions about Las Vegas. David there's a frequent poster on another forum that we both follow who claims that the double-deck game is only superior to six-deck if you're "counting. I also like double deck because most don't allow fleas to enter mid-shoe. That game is now gone and I miss it. I have been doing both for a bit and I think I tend to gravitate to the 6 deck shoe. 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This didn't make sense to me years ago when I learned of that because in my mind, the frequency of blackjacks would stay the same due to the percentage of 10 cards and aces being the same regardless. It's just etiquette, also. Bellagio Las Vegas. Re: Blackjack players: Six deck or double deck in Vegas? Valuables Leisure: Golf Nightlife: Bars and lounges- 1. Happy Hour listing, updated July Disabled access; mobility information; Dialysis services; Hospitals; Scooters First time visitor- what should I know? I'm not a card counter so that part doesn't come into play. I hope I didn't sound condescending to those players, but they drive me crazy. See All Las Vegas Conversations. I think that double-deck is easier for counters - but as darren points out you don't have as much of an opportunity to take advantage of a positive count before the reshuffle. Blackjack players: Six deck or double deck in Vegas? 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