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How the Double Down Blackjack Move is Used

Blackjack options are easy to learn. If you know them by heart - it would be easy for you to combine them and make them work for you. Every option and every move has its own meaning and if to apply them correctly - the player could have better chances in beating the dealer in Blackjack.

Blackjack Double Down Option

The main options in Blackjack can be described as follows:

  • Hit and Stand
  • Double Down
  • Insurance
  • Splitting
  • Surrender

The first two moves are the main ones. Their purpose is in adding cards to the existing player's hand. If the player wants to draw a card - he use a Hit option. If the hand's total satisfies him - then he Stand. All the moves depend on the card values in Blackjack. They are interconnected. Double down Blackjack option is work as an instrument for doubling bets. In Blackjack after you've been given your first two cards - you are allowed to use double down Blackjack move. After doubling you can Hit once again.

If you double your bet down - there is no need to place additional the bet the size of your initial one. However, it may equal or be less than that. This option is useful when the player holds a good hand. In such cases the doubling bet can be bigger. If you hold 10 or 11 within your initial cards - you can safely double down your wagers. This is when you Hit without going busting, because a good hand, which was doubled down became a better one!

Online Blackjack rules differ slightly and some of them allow doubling on any hand combination. Well, you won't be surprised if the rules allow doubling down on the hands with total value from 9-11, which is rare. Double down Blackjack option is more likely to be used after splitting a pair of equal cards. As you receive two separate hands from that moment - you should double. Sometimes Blackjack is played with face down cards. In order to double down bets player have to open his cards.

Many Blackjack strategies are based on the combination of doubling down and this is how sometimes you can decrease the house edge.

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Blackjack Bankroll

The fact that you have to understand is that sometimes you will lose in the game. So, you will need money in your bankroll to continue playing and good strategy. To make your money stay longer at your account and multilpy, you need to learn some rules.

Blackjack Odds

The house advantage in blackjack is 0.5% especially when you apply the basic blackjack strategy. A typical example of blackjack games with such a house advantage is blackjack with multiple card decks.

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