This section contains blackjack strategy charts. These charts vary by both type of blackjack and playing location. If this is your first time to see blackjack strategy charts, you should view our blackjack basic strategy section before you begin. These blackjack strategy charts are based on blackjack basic strategy and offer no guaranteed winning system. They simply display the correct mathematical decision you should make for every blackjack situation.
Using blackjack strategy charts isn't complicated if you know how to read and understand the charts. The left vertical column of the charts is your hand and the top horizontal column is the dealer's hand. On the charts, A stands for Ace. Simply line up the columns where your hand meets the dealer's hand, to find the correct play. The abbreviations below are commonly found on blackjack strategy charts: