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Calculating the House EdgeEmail This Tip
The chart shows the what advantage the house has over the player for certain situations. Remember a game of Blackjack has an initial house edge of 8%.

Single DeckNo Advantage
Two decks+0.35%
Four decks+0.52%
Six decks+0.58%
Eight decks+0.61%
Dealer hits soft 17+0.20%
Double on 9, 10, 11 only+0.10%
Double on 10 and 11 only+0.25%
Re-split aces-0.05%
Double down after splitting-0.13%
Late surrender-0.05%
Early surrender-0.62%
No splitting of aces+0.18%
Double on 3 or more cards-0.21%
Six card automatic winner-0.15%

All percentages are approximations.

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