glloyd4304
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October 30th, 2013 at 3:13:15 PM permalink
I'm a tourist visiting Vegas and a local casino gave me a coupon for the first card at Black Jack to be an Ace. Bet limit is $10.00. I'm not sure of the specific house rules regarding soft 17, splits, doubles, and surrender, and I am no math wizard, but, my gut feeling is that it is a good bet no matter how bad the rules are for the player. Does anyone have a simulator or formula that would calc how often a player's hand where one card is an Ace wins vs 2 random cards for the dealer?
tringlomane
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October 30th, 2013 at 3:16:22 PM permalink
It's roughly worth $5 for a $10 wager.

http://wizardofodds.com/games/blackjack/appendix/14/
Alan
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October 30th, 2013 at 3:20:06 PM permalink
Too bad you can't use it as your second card at your discretion. ;-)
GWAE
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October 30th, 2013 at 4:05:02 PM permalink
Quote: glloyd4304

I'm a tourist visiting Vegas and a local casino gave me a coupon for the first card at Black Jack to be an Ace. Bet limit is $10.00. I'm not sure of the specific house rules regarding soft 17, splits, doubles, and surrender, and I am no math wizard, but, my gut feeling is that it is a good bet no matter how bad the rules are for the player. Does anyone have a simulator or formula that would calc how often a player's hand where one card is an Ace wins vs 2 random cards for the dealer?



I once used a free ace for the max $100. They would still deal your card as normal but you had a card on the betting circle that indicated the Ace. Of course I received an Ace as my normal card and then lost the hand. I was sad.
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odiousgambit
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October 30th, 2013 at 5:21:49 PM permalink
yes, worth roughly 50% of what you bet. This is at WoO somewhere.
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tringlomane
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October 30th, 2013 at 6:29:57 PM permalink
Quote: odiousgambit

yes, worth roughly 50% of what you bet. This is at WoO somewhere.



The link I attached in my post? lol
Greasyjohn
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December 14th, 2013 at 6:47:49 PM permalink
It is worth 51 percent if it's a 3:2 game, less if it's 6:5.
AxelWolf
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December 14th, 2013 at 7:27:32 PM permalink
Quote: Greasyjohn

It is worth 51 percent if it's a 3:2 game, less if it's 6:5.

Can you link to that information? I always thought it was worth a bit more. What if they let you double down and split with it?

I used 100's of $25 and $50 Aces at stations casino's one year.
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪
Ibeatyouraces
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December 14th, 2013 at 7:32:59 PM permalink
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DUHHIIIIIIIII HEARD THAT!
AxelWolf
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December 14th, 2013 at 7:34:48 PM permalink
Quote: Ibeatyouraces

http://wizardofodds.com/games/blackjack/appendix/14/

Is that including splits and double downs?
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪

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