# Question: How do you go bust in blackjack?

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## Is it better to hit or stay on 16 in blackjack?

According to basic computations, a dealer with 7, 8, 9, 10 or Ace showing, is going to end with a total between 17 and 21, anywhere from 74% to 83% of the time. Therefore, a blackjack basic strategy will correctly dictate that hitting the 16 gives the player the best chance of beating the dealer.

## How can the dealer bust in blackjack?

With any hard total of 12 or higher, you can bust with a one-card hit. The dealer shows only one card, and you don’t know until the second card is turned up whether a one-card hit can bust the dealer. … When you start with hard 16, you can be busted with a 6, 7, 8, 9 or any of the four 10-value cards.

## What is the bust card in blackjack?

We know a 10 and ace is the best hand we can have in blackjack. You and the dealer can expect to get one in about every 20 hands or about 5% of the time (that is the math). Twenty is the second-best hand. That is why you shouldn’t split 10s; it’s a winning hand, just take the money.

## Do you hit on 12 against a 3?

Bottom line: Even though you’ll never get rich on 12 against a 3, no matter how you play it, hitting is the better play, because in the long run it will save you money compared to standing. Play #4. Not Splitting 8s Against a Dealer’s 9, 10, or Ace.

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## Do you split 10s?

In Face-up Blackjack, where all the cards dealt are exposed, including both dealer’s cards, the correct strategy is to split 10s against the dealer’s 13, 14, 15 or 16. … It arises during the last hand of a round during a blackjack tournament.