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Blackjack quiz

23 September 1999

OK, so you think you're a hotshot blackjack player? Try this quiz. It will only take a few minutes. Jot down your answers and compare them with the correct answers that will be posted next Tuesday. You may be surprised at your results.

The game is being dealt with six decks of cards. The rules are you can double down on any two-card combination, doubling is also allowed after you pair split, and the dealer stands on soft 17.

Each question lists what the hand is that was dealt to you and the value of the dealer's up card. You have to decide on the playing strategy. The following abbreviations are used: H is hit, S is stand, D is double, P is split, and Y/N means yes or no.

1. Your hand is Ace, 7. The dealer's upcard is 9. S H D P

2.

Your hand is King, King. The dealer's up card is 5. S H D P

3.

Your hand is 5,5. The dealer's up card is 6.

S H D P

4.

Your hand is 10,2. The dealer's upcard is 2.

S H D P

5.

Your hand is 5,3. The dealer's up card is 6.

S H D P

6.

Your hand is Ace, 3. The dealer's up card is 3.

S H D P

7.

Your hand is 9,9. The dealer's up card is 7.

S H D P

8.

Your hand is 7,3. The dealer's up card is 10.

S H D P

9.

Your hand is 10,6. The dealer's up card is 7.

S H D P

10.

Your hand is 10, 10. The dealer's up card is an ace.   
The dealer asks if you want insurance.
Do you make the insurance bet?

Y N



For more information about blackjack:

Blackjack: Take the Money and Run by Henry Tamburin
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The Morons of Blackjack and Other Monsters! by Frank Scoblete
Winning Strategies at Blackjack! Video tape hosted by Academy Award Winner James Coburn, Written by Frank Scoblete
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Henry Tamburin

Henry Tamburin is the author of the best-selling book, Blackjack: Take The Money and Run, editor of the Blackjack Insider e-Newsletter, and Lead Instructor for the Golden Touch Blackjack course. For a free 3-month subscription to his blackjack newsletter with full membership privileges, visit www.bjinsider.com/free. For details on the Golden Touch Blackjack course visit www.goldentouchblackjack.com or call 866/WIN-BJ21. For a free copy of his casino gambling catalog featuring over 50 products call 888/353-3234 or visit the Internet store at www.smartgaming.com.

Henry Tamburin Websites:

www.smartgaming.com

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Henry Tamburin
Henry Tamburin is the author of the best-selling book, Blackjack: Take The Money and Run, editor of the Blackjack Insider e-Newsletter, and Lead Instructor for the Golden Touch Blackjack course. For a free 3-month subscription to his blackjack newsletter with full membership privileges, visit www.bjinsider.com/free. For details on the Golden Touch Blackjack course visit www.goldentouchblackjack.com or call 866/WIN-BJ21. For a free copy of his casino gambling catalog featuring over 50 products call 888/353-3234 or visit the Internet store at www.smartgaming.com.

Henry Tamburin Websites:

www.smartgaming.com

Books by Henry Tamburin:

Winning Baccarat Strategies

> More Books By Henry Tamburin