BLACKJACK HITTING AND STANDING RULES

You will follow these rules when playing LIVE Blackjack. You must memorize this chart. You must always play the hands according to this chart, and no other way. This chart has been updated with several changes.

If you have a 12 through 16 total... you will always hit your hand when the dealer shows a 7 through Ace.

If you have a 13 through 16 you will always stand if the dealer shows a 2 through 6.

If you have a 12 you will hit when the dealer shows a 2 or 3... you will stand when the dealer shows 4, 5, 6.

If you have a hard total of 17, you will always stand (Hard total means, with no ace). If you have an Ace and a 7 you will hit when the dealer shows 9 or 10.

Always double down on 11.

Always double on 10 when the dealer shows a 2 through 9. When the dealer shows a 10 or Ace...you hit.

Double down on 9 when the dealer shows a 2 through 6. If the dealer shows a 7 through Ace you hit. If you cannot double, then just hit.

Double down on 8 when the dealer shows a 5 or 6, all other cards you will hit. If you cannot double then hit your hand.

If you have an Ace/2 through Ace/5, double down when the dealer shows a 4, 5, 6. All other cards you will just hit.

If you have an Ace/6 you will double when the dealer shows a 2 through 6,

If the dealer shows a 7 through Ace you will hit.

If you have an Ace/1 you will double when the dealer shows 3, 4, 5, 6. You will stand when the dealer shows a 2, 7, 8, Ace.

If you have an Ace/8 double when the dealer shows a 6, all others hit.

When you cannot double down on soft totals... and you have an Ace/2 through Ace/6 you will always hit. If you have an Ace/1 you will always stand...except when the dealer shows a 9 or 10 then you will hit.

Always stand on Ace/8 or Ace/9.

Always split Aces and 8’s, for all cards the dealer shows.

Split 2's when the dealer shows a 3 through 7... all other cards... hit.

Split 3's when the dealer shows a 4,5,6... all other cards you will hit.

Never split 4's or 5's.

Split 6 ' s when the dealer shows 2 through 6, all other cards hit.

Split 7's when the dealer shows 2 through 7, all other cards hit.

Split 9's when the dealer shows a 2 through 6 and 8 or 9. All other cards stand.

Never split 10's...just stand, you have 20.

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