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## How many hands per hour should a blackjack dealer deal?

Typically you won’t get more than 4 shoes per hour, if it is hand shuffled, sometimes only 3. Thus **48-64 hands per hour** is a reasonable range to expect.

## What is the average blackjack hand?

What Is the Dealer’s Average Hand in Blackjack?

Dealer’s | Her Likely |
---|---|

Up-Card | Final Hand |

2 | 17.6 |

3 | 17.4 |

4 |
17.3 |

## Why is 16 the worst hand in blackjack?

In fact, the value 16 is said to be **the worst hand one can have in blackjack**. Since sixteen of the other fifty cards have a value of 10 and four have a value of 11, there is a strong chance of getting at least an 18 with either or both split cards. A hand totaling 18 or 19 is much stronger than having a 16.

## How often do you win a hand of blackjack?

Blackjack is one of the least volatile casino games because you have a **46.36% chance of winning** any hand (not counting ties).

## How many hands of blackjack is a shoe?

My most recent study compares the shoe-by-shoe results of 100 consecutive shoes of play (six decks, 75% penetration, approximately **44 hands per shoe**). The flat bettor wagers $30 on each hand.

## How many hands are dealt in a 6 deck blackjack shoe?

It doesn’t take 15 minutes to deal a 6-deck shoe — nowhere near that long. With a total of four players at the table, you will get, typically, 90-95 hands per hour. With five players, figure 5/6 of that amount, or about **75-79 hands**.

## What is a 6 deck shoe?

A six-deck shoe has **6 x 16 = 96 10-values** and 6 x 52 = 312 total cards. The chance of an initial 10 is therefore 96 out of 312 or 30.769 percent. Considering only the 10 to be gone, the shoe then would have 6 x 4 = 24 aces in 311 remaining cards. So the chance of topping the 10 with an ace is 24/311 or 7.717 percent.

## How often is 20 Win blackjack?

But players win with 20 a lot more often than they lose, with **about 70.2 percent of player 20s winning**, 12.2 percent losing and 17.6 percent pushing. Twenty is a profitable hand for players against every dealer face up card.