Introduction to Online Blackjack (Part 2 of 3)
by Edward Rogers, News Staff Writer
November 15, 2007
should never start to play Blackjack at an online casino
without a concrete plan fore your play and your budget.
How much do you realistically want or can afford to spend at one time?
Let’s use the figure of one hundred
dollars. If you are out to play for pleasure and get in
as many hands of internet casino blackjack as possible, then
you will want to shop around at online casinos whose
Blackjack tables have minimum bets of just one to five
dollars. On the other hand, if you are feeling lucky and
want to really push your online gambling to the limits, you may want to
pick a table that lets you bet ten or twenty dollars a
hand for maximum payouts.
need to know your financial limit and respect it. And
you need to only play at online casinos whose blackjack
tables have been audited for RNG fairness and
competitive monthly payout percentages.
Part of that same discipline we advise you to exercise
in planning your online casino Blackjack budget will
also be called into question when you are on a losing
streak. Some internet casino Blackjack players are
guilty of “chasing their losses,” or aggressively trying
to recoup cash lost at a previous hand by betting
recklessly on the chance of winning and making it up.
Making online gambling bets in this fashion is likely to
make you wager recklessly and not really think through
your decisions. Hence, you risk blowing your budget and
getting yourself frustrated, which is never a good
Also consider playing “variation rules”, which give you
an even greater advantage over the online casino. Some
examples include online casinos which compel the dealer
to stand at sixteen, rather than seventeen, or internet
casinos that offer a surrender rule that lets you turn
in a disastrous hand for only half your wager lost.
Continue to part 3 here.