Dougray2
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October 9th, 2011 at 11:12:15 PM permalink
I will be visiting Las Vegas for the first time at the end of November. I've heard that most bj tables on the strip pay 6/5. Are there any strip casinos that have mostly 3/2 tables? If not, where is the best place to play blackjack with low minimums and 3/2 blackjack? Thanks in advance.
MarkAbe
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October 10th, 2011 at 12:31:18 AM permalink
I find 3:2 fairly regularly off-strip. Silverton, Orleans, and Green Valley all have $5.00 or $10.00 at 3:2. You do have to watch out for places that offer a choice of 6:5 single deck or 3:2 double deck or shoe. Don't be shy about asking the dealer if you don't see it clearly stated.
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October 10th, 2011 at 6:59:05 AM permalink
Click on guides up on top and then "blackjack survey."
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October 10th, 2011 at 8:09:32 AM permalink
The Tropicana has all 3/2, as does Wynn and Venetian, I believe. If you stay away from single or double deck tables, at most non Caesars or MGM properties, you'll be fine.
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October 10th, 2011 at 8:15:52 AM permalink
I don't play BJ, but I wonder: does the 3:2 matter more than the overall house edge given other rule sof the game? I suppose real BJ (3:2) in general pays better than 21 (6:5), but could there be cases where a 21 game has a lower edge than a BJ game? Or that a 21 game will be more profitable to count?
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October 10th, 2011 at 9:05:43 AM permalink
Unless you're planning on taking the entire bonus for BJ and making a dealer tip out of it, then it absolutely matters.

I.E. Pocket even money and tip the excess, then it matters only to the dealer...
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October 10th, 2011 at 9:22:16 AM permalink
Quote: Nareed

I don't play BJ, but I wonder: does the 3:2 matter more than the overall house edge given other rule sof the game? I suppose real BJ (3:2) in general pays better than 21 (6:5), but could there be cases where a 21 game has a lower edge than a BJ game? Or that a 21 game will be more profitable to count?



Of course it could, but you will not find a game with all super favorable rules except 6:5.
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October 10th, 2011 at 11:22:15 AM permalink
Quote: Dougray2

I will be visiting Las Vegas for the first time at the end of November. I've heard that most bj tables on the strip pay 6/5. Are there any strip casinos that have mostly 3/2 tables? If not, where is the best place to play blackjack with low minimums and 3/2 blackjack? Thanks in advance.



Believe it or not, Bellagio has entirely 3:2 tables, with continuous shufflers and $5 tables at nearly all times. You may not always get a seat but every time I pass by it seemed to have at least one seat open.
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October 10th, 2011 at 9:22:39 PM permalink
Check the LVBJS, on the strip you can play 6D S17, S, RSA for 25 min at 5 or 6 houses. .28 MGM 15 min. :)

Or head downtown to the TEZ and play SD H17 for around the same HE but for 5 min. :) ( Nice to a play a good game w/ a low HE and low min.)

I play the 6D S17 games on the strip as well as the TEZ, thats about it

Good luck, will be there around the same time .
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MarkAbe
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October 16th, 2011 at 2:15:47 PM permalink
Quote: Nareed

I don't play BJ, but I wonder: does the 3:2 matter more than the overall house edge given other rule sof the game? I suppose real BJ (3:2) in general pays better than 21 (6:5), but could there be cases where a 21 game has a lower edge than a BJ game? Or that a 21 game will be more profitable to count?



Check the table on Rule Variations at http://wizardofodds.com/blackjack. It shows that, although the average blackjack game is about 1/2 % house edge, adding 6:5 increases the house edge by 1.39% and it's hard to see how any other combination of rules could offset that.

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