Blackjack Basic Strategy Chart
Multi-deck (4 or more), dealer stands on soft 17, double any first
2 cards, double after split, "European Hole Card" rule - the dealer
does not take a hole card until after the players' hands are
completed; the players lose all bets if the dealer gets a 'blackjack'.
Dealer Upcard
Your
Hand
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 A
7HHHHHHHHHH
8HHHHHHHHHH
9HDDDDHHHHH
10DDDDDDDDHH
11DDDDDDDDHH
12HHSSSHHHHH
13SSSSSHHHHH
14SSSSSHHHHH
15SSSSSHHHHH
16SSSSSHHHHH
17SSSSSSSSSS
A,2HHHDDHHHHH
A,3HHHDDHHHHH
A,4HHDDDHHHHH
A,5HHDDDHHHHH
A,6HDDDDHHHHH
A,7SDSDSDSDSSSHHH
A,8SSSSSSSSSS
A,9SSSSSSSSSS
2,2PPPPPPHHHH
3,3PPPPPPHHHH
4,4HHHPPHHHHH
5,5DDDDDDDDHH
6,6PPPPPHHHHH
7,7PPPPPPHHHH
8,8PPPPPPPPHH
9,9PPPPPSPPSS
T,TSSSSSSSSSS
A,APPPPPPPPPH
Dlr 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 A
Key:
H = Hit S = Stand P = Split
D = Double (hit if not allowed)
DS= Double (stand if not allowed)


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