The players should have a strategy in place as they checkout their upwards with the dealer up card. The player should not stay and hit till he gets a drawing total of 17 or more. It should be ascertained by the player that he should not hit if there are chances of going bust. With a soft hand the basic strategy is to keep hitting at least till a total of 18.The basic strategy of doubling down, the player should double down unless the dealer has an ace face up or a ten card.
For splitting the players should always split a pair of aces or eights, identical 10 cards should not be split, neither should be a pair of fives or fours and even a sixes u class the dealers card is poor, so the remaining numbers to be split are 2,3, and 7. However there is a mathematically proven basic strategy to determine when to hit or stand-
- If your first cards total 12-16 it’s a stiff hand( it could be busted with a hit)
- If the dealer’s cards 2-6 it’s a stiff hand for the dealer.
- If you have 17 or more its pat hand and you stand
- If the dealer has 7-ace it’s a pat hand for the dealer
- If both of you have stiff then you stand
- If you have stiff and dealer has a pat hand then you hit.
This strategy is for a first timer as you go along you develops the nuances of play.
The best part of playing Online Blackjack in South Africa is that though you are not physically present in the casino yet you get the feel of sitting in one by playing it in your house. The player can feel and see a simulated bingo hall as if he were actually present in a real bingo hall. He can also switch between game rooms and switch between any online gaming sites which allows South African citizens to play. He can also interact with fellow players by chatting with them thus socializing and experiencing some great entertainment.
How to find the strategy that works
There are several games available in online casinos, and all of them are different. The type of strategy that works would depend on the game that is being played. The basic rule is to limit yourself to what you can afford to put into the game. While you may be tempted to keep contributing to the amount that you play with, it is not advisable to do so.
The suggestion is that you budget your amount and stop once you reach the limit. You can use any of the strategies that are employed in playing live casino games, when you attempt the same online. These include the Fibonacci, D’Alembert method, Labouchere system or more.
Happy playing! Keeping the best strategy in mind and play your game!