Online Blackjack Strategy & Information

Blackjack may be a simple game to pick up and play, but it's one that can take a lifetime to master. That's why we've compiled tons of useful information for players, both new and old alike. Whether you're looking to kick start your blackjack education or you're after the best strategies to use at the online tables, we've got it all covered.

Below you'll find links to all the information we've collated. Covering everything from the history of the game to systems that may help you to the software behind your new favourite casino online game.

  • Blackjack Strategy

    Blackjack strategyWhat’s the best way to win consistently and to reduce your losses at the blackjack table? That’s by learning and utilizing both basic and advanced blackjack strategy. With this page, you can access the information you need to be a winning player whenever you’re at the green felt. Find out when you should stand, hit, split, and double down.

  • Tips for 21

    Blackjack TipsThese are great tips for any blackjack player. Designed to help you get the most from your bankroll and improve your game, these tips will make you a better player and ensure you get more enjoyment out of the game. Use our free blackjack cheat sheet to know when to stand, hit, double down, split, and surrender.

  • The Rules

    Blackjack rulesLearn the basic rules of 21 as well as variations you may find at different casinos, such as the number of decks that may be used at any given time, whether or not the dealer must stand on a soft 17, and what options you may have for splitting cards. Knowing the rules will allow you to make the right decisions in selecting a game when playing and increase your chances of winning and your enjoyment of the game.

  • Game Variations

    Game VariationsThere’s blackjack plain and simple, and then there are variations that affect how the game is played, change odds, and offer players new choices. Get the skinny on Spanish 21, Double Exposure Blackjack, Blackjack Switch, and other exciting forms of this popular game. Perhaps you’d like to spice up your game and try a new version of this challenging and fun card game?

  • Etiquette at the Table

    Blackjack EtiquetteIf you have never played blackjack at a land-based casino, then you may have little to no idea about proper blackjack etiquette. Proper decorum at the blackjack table is not necessary when you’re playing an online software-driven version of the game. However, live dealer blackjack, which is available at many online casinos, does demand the players understand and utilize proper etiquette when at the table. How you should interact with your dealer and other players, what’s expected of you as a player, and how to know when to bet and how long you should take to make your next decision?

  • Blackjack Odds

    Blackjack OddsThe house edge of blackjack is much more favourable than that of many other casino games played online, particularly slots and keno, and that's even more true when correct strategy is used. Check out this page for more information about odds and your expected return when playing blackjack.

  • Live Dealer Strategy

    Live Dealer StrategyMany players love the live dealer experience because it combines the sights and sounds of playing in a land-based casino with the convenience of playing on the web. Here's what you need to know about how playing with live dealers changes aspects of the game like speed and strategy.

  • Counting Cards

    Basics of counting cardsAlthough it can get you kicked out of land-based casinos, mathematically minded players often use card counting to give themselves an advantage and maximise their wins. Find out about the basics, and why you shouldn't expect to be able to use this trick when playing online.

Finding a Site

  • Welcome Bonuses

    Welcome bonusOnline casinos are famous for giving new players generous welcome bonuses. By visiting this pages you’ll find all of the information you require to ensure that you get the most out of your opportunity to qualify for free cash. That’s free cash that you can use at the blackjack table. Get the inside story on bonus codes, how to use them, and what you should look for in a welcome bonus.

  • Blackjack Software

    Blackjack SoftwareAll blackjack games are not created equal; the type of online casino software you use will change how the game looks, sounds and plays, as well as how many variations are available. If you want to find out more about different blackjack titles, you're in the right place.

  • Cashing Out

    Blackjack Cashing OutAlthough some blackjack fanatics enjoy honing their skills for fun, most players in Canada (and beyond) will be chasing real money prizes. If you do win big, it's important to know about the quickest and easiest ways to cash out. We tell you all about them right here.

  • Rigged Guide

    Rigged Blackjack The last thing you want to do when playing blackjack online is get caught out playing at a site that skews the odds of the game unfairly in their favour. Learn more about suspicious things to watch out for when playing, how to spot a reputable site and more here.

  • Security Guide

    Blackjack Security GuideWhen your personal details and cash are on the line, it's important to know that the casino site you're playing with is acting in a way that's as safe and secure as possible. Here we tell you more about what to look for when you're trying to make sure that a site is behaving as it should.

  • Advantages

    Online Blackjack Advantages FAQStill on the fence about whether or not to try online blackjack? We've got a list of ten of the advantages that playing on the web has over taking a trip down to your local casino to play there. Maybe you'll find one that will be the deciding factor that will convince you to play online...

Extra Tips

  • History

    Blackjack HistoryBlackjack has been played – in some form or another – for more than 300 years, with most believing that the game originated in French casinos. Of course, there have been more than a few rule changes to Vingt-et-Un since then. Reading up on the history can give you a new appreciation for the game.

  • Famous Players

    Famous Blackjack PlayersWhile it might be tempting to look for common traits in the most successful blackjack players, the truth is that great blackjack players come in all shapes and sizes. You can read up on some of the most famous players, and strategies they use to their advantage, on this page.

  • Scams

    Blackjack scamsWe don't suggest that you try to imitate any of these big blackjack related scams or heists (not that you ever would, right?), but they sure do make for interesting reading. Find out how sneaky blackjack players have used shady tactics to bag millions of dollars from the house.

  • Legislation

    Blackjack LegislationThe legal status of playing blackjack online (and in land-based venues for that matter) varies depending on where in the world you're located. If you want to make sure you're on the right side of the law, you'd do well to find out more about how to play legally in Canada.

  • FAQ

    Blackjack FAQHaving run a popular blackjack site for Canadian players for many years, we receive our fair share of questions and queries almost every day. To save ourselves some time, we've written up this page of answers to some of the questions that we receive most often.

  • Live Casino

    Blackjack FAQIf you still crave the rush of a crowd cheering you on and being able to look your poker opponent square in the eye then our live casinos page is for you. We've scoured all corners of Canada from Montreal to Richmond to bring you the best live casinos in 2017 to get your real money kicks.