# Question: Is perfect pairs a good bet?

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## What are the odds of getting a perfect pair in blackjack?

With 8 decks in play, you have 416 cards total, but one of those has already been dealt. That leaves 415 cards, but only 7 of them will make your hand. So the probability of getting a “perfect pair” is 7/415, or about 1 in 59.

## What is perfect pair?

Pair: 2 cards with the same face value. … Perfect Pairs Blackjack is a variation of the standard Blackjack game that allows the players to place an additional bet to cover the possibility of the first two cards dealt, being a pair. A Perfect Pairs bet may only be placed on a Perfect Pairs Blackjack table.

## What does any pair mean?

two identical, similar, or corresponding things that are matched for use together: a pair of gloves; a pair of earrings. something consisting of or regarded as having two parts or pieces joined together: a pair of scissors; a pair of slacks.

## What does a perfect pair pay?

Perfect Pair (e.g. Jack hearts – Jack hearts): This is a pair of cards of the same rank AND suit. It pays 30/1. It’s important to understand how many cards are available when you play Perfect Pairs European Blackjack.

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## What is player pair in blackjack?

Blackjack Perfect Pairs is a side bet that the first two cards the player is dealt make a pair, with three different types of pair paying out at different odds. A pair is considered to be two cards of the same numerical value for cards between two and 10 and the same face value for jacks, queens, kings and aces.

## What is Lucky Lucky Blackjack?

Lucky Lucky is a bonus wager for blackjack that uses the player’s first two cards combined with the dealer’s up-card (or community card), to form a three card hand. Winning hands use the ranks of 6-7-8, 7-7-7, or a three card total of 19, 20, or 21. There is no player skill required for this bet.

## What does bet behind mean?

Bet behind refers to an option where you gamble on other players’ hands. It’s especially popular when most/all tables are full, but it’s available no matter if you’re seated or not. … Many gamblers still don’t realize, though, that they can wager on other players’ action.

## What are blackjack odds?

Blackjack has the best odds of winning, with a house edge of just 1 percent in most casinos, Bean said. Plus, you are playing against only the dealer, not hooded poker champions. … “You’re just looking for a number that beats the dealer’s number without going over 21.”

## What is Buster Blackjack?

Buster Blackjack is an optional side bet for blackjack. … The Buster Blackjack side bet allows players to win odds when the dealer busts. The odds-based payouts are determined by the number of cards in the dealer’s busted hand.

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## When should you double in blackjack?

If the dealer is showing a lower card than a 10, it is good strategy to double down. If the casino rules dictate the dealer must hit soft 17, you should always double down on 11 no matter what the dealers up card.

## What is the blackjack payout?

The standard payout for a blackjack is 3 to 2. Never play blackjack offering 6 to 5 or any other payout of less than 3 to 2. Certain blackjack variations may be playable while offering lower payout for blackjack, but you need to investigate these games separately.