Blackjack Split Rules
- Resplit - This very common rule allows splitting pairs in one
hand, usually, up to three times. As a result, up to four hands can
be created from one. Some casinos only allow one Split and a few allow
six or infinite Splits.
- Resplit Aces - Adding this rule allows resplitting of a pair
of Aces. This rule is fairly rare. Advantage is 0-.1. In shoe games
this rule is quite valuable for card counters and is often seen with
Late Surender games.
- Multiple draw after split Aces - Most casinos will only allow
one card drawn to each split hand after splitting Aces. A few allow
additional draws. Advantage is about .1.
- Split tens must be same value - In most casinos, Tens, Jacks,
Queens and Kings all count as ten and can be considered the same for
splitting rules. In other words, you can split a Jack and a King. A
few casinos demand that the cards be exact pairs.
- No Ace Splits - Some casinos do not allow a split of Aces.
This Blackjack rule is fairly rare and should be avoided.
- Split any time - This allows you to Split a hand after drawing
additional cards as long as you have two cards of the same value touching
each other. For example, draw 10,2,2 and you can Split the Deuces.
- Split any 16 - Such as A5, 97, T6. Great rule as it gets rid
of the worst hand.
- Discard Split - Very good but not common rule that allows you
to throw away one of your hands after a Split. This requires two strategies.
The first strategy specifies when you will Split. The second specifies
when you will throw out the Split hand.
- No 4, 5 or Ten Splits. - UK Rule.
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