When to draw and not to draw in Blackjack

DECIDING ON A DRAWING STRATEGY IN BLACKJACK When you first start playing Blackjack, you may look at your cards and not know whether to stick (refuse any more cards) or draw (ask for one or more cards). Here are some guidelines to remember: Never take a card on 17 or more (unless you have an…

Best games

JACKS OR BETTER VIDEO POKER (THE 9/6 VERSION) The 9/6 version of Jacks or Better is considered full pay because you get a payout of 9 for 1 for a full house and 6 for 1 for a flush. The 9/6 version is the only one whose payout rate makes it worthwhile to play. Tips…

Strategy

STARTING WITH THE BASICS Strategy is critical if you want to increase your odds of winning. The first time you play roulette, the players sprinkling the layout with chips may look as if they’re heaping pepperoni slices on a pizza. You can make many different bets as long as you stay within the table’s maximum…