The Online Black Jack Basic Strategy

Playing online, the casino game with the highest possibility to win is the all time classic Black Jack. The advantage of the bank is actually lower than one percent, if played in an optimal way. Playing with the right strategy can dramatically increase the chances to win.

This table shows the mathematical optimal choice for each given gaming situation:


Open Dealer Cards
Your
Hand
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 A
5HitHitHitHitHitHitHitHitHitHit
6HitHitHitHitHitHitHitHitHitHit
7HitHitHitHitHitHitHitHitHitHit
8HitHitHitDblDblHitHitHitHitHit
9DblDblDblDblDblHitHitHitHitHit
10DblDblDblDblDblDblDblDblHitHit
11DblDblDblDblDblDblDblDblDblDbl
12HitHitRestRestRestHitHitHitHitHit
13RestRestRestRestRestHitHitHitHitHit
14RestRestRestRestRestHitHitHitHitHit
15RestRestRestRestRestHitHitHitHitHit
16RestRestRestRestRestHitHitHitHitHit
17RestRestRestRestRestRestRestRestRestRest
A,2HitHitDblDblDblHitHitHitHitHit
A,3HitHitDblDblDblHitHitHitHitHit
A,4HitHitDblDblDblHitHitHitHitHit
A,5HitHitDblDblDblHitHitHitHitHit
A,6DblDblDblDblDblHitHitHitHitHit
A,7RestDblDblDblDblRestRestHitHitRest
A,8RestRestRestRestDblRestRestRestRestRest
A,9RestRestRestRestRestRestRestRestRestRest
2,2SplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitHitHitHitHit
3,3SplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitHitHitHit
4,4HitHitSplitSplitSplitHitHitHitHitHit
5,5DblDblDblDblDblDblDblDblHitHit
6,6SplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitHitHitHitHit
7,7SplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitHitRestHit
8,8SplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplit
9,9SplitSplitSplitSplitSplitRestSplitSplitRestRest
10,10RestRestRestRestRestRestRestRestRestRest
A,ASplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplitSplit
Dlr 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 A