Welcome Guest Log In

Blackjack Strategy: Basic Strategy and Deviation Charts

Basic Strategy is the first thing you need to know to have a winning blackjack strategy with card counting. Perfect Basic Strategy is what cuts the casinos edge to a mere 0.5%, making card counting possible. Ben will walk you through the Basic Blackjack Strategy with these videos from our video course.
  1. Download these charts.
  2. Memorize them like the back of your hand.
  3. Use them 100% of the time.


Blackjack Charts – Basic Strategy and Card Counting Deviation Charts

Blackjack Basic Strategy Chart

Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below):

This is no longer a game of luck or hunches.  If you are going to take the edge, you need to play by the numbers.   Watch video tutorials on these charts in the video course.
A great way to memorize basic strategy is to fill out blank blackjack charts. Feel free to Download blank blackjack charts for practice.
*NOTE: As of 12/1/2012 we’ve made a couple small changes to the Basic Strategy Chart. It is now based off of H17 instead of S17 because H17 is much more common. There is no reason to learn 2 different basic strategy charts. Memorize this one perfectly, then move on to learning the deviations for the game you will be playing.Trust us.

. If you don’t know what H17 and S17 mean, here is a video explaining the difference between H17 and S17.