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## What are the odds of getting 21 in blackjack?

Assuming it’s a stack of several decks, like the casinos use — the odds of each individual 21 are the same. Let’s assume that we hit, no matter what, until we get 21 or bust. A three card 21 is more complicated. This works out to **6.8%**.

## How many 21s are in a deck of cards?

Blackjack

Cards | 52 to 416 (one to eight 52-card decks) |

Deck | French |

Play | Clockwise |

Random chance | High |

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## How many combinations are there in blackjack?

Each of these slots can have **53 possible things** inside them: 1 of 52 cards or no card at all. The reason it is 11 slots is because 11 cards is the maximum amount of cards that can be dealt and still add up to 21; more than 11 cards would have to add up to more than 21.

## Do you hit on 12 against a 2?

Many players don’t hit 12 because they believe the dealer has a ten in the hole and, therefore, they won’t risk busting when the dealer has a weak upcard. However, when you hold a 12, only four cards will bust you … … With a 2 upcard, **the dealer has a 35% chance of busting** and a 65% chance of making a 17 though 21.

## What are cards worth in 21?

**All cards are at face value**, except for the King, Queen and Jack which count as 10. An Ace will have a value of 11 unless that would give a player or the dealer a score in excess of 21; in which case, it has a value of 1. The dealer starts the game.

## What are the odds of getting blackjack 3 times in a row?

Rough cocktail-napkin solution, assuming an “infinite deck,” which is handy since drawing cards does not affect the distribution of cards remaining in the shoe: the probability of player blackjack is 2x(4/13)x(1/13)=8/169, so 3 blackjacks in a row occurs with probability (8/169)^{3} = 0.00011, or **about 1 chance in 9427**.

## What is the probability of getting blackjack with 2 cards?

The probability of drawing those 2 cards in that order is 1/52 X 1/51, or **1/2652**. Example 2: You want to know the probability that you’ll get a blackjack. That’s easily calculated, but it varies based on how many decks are being used.