That strategy gain diminishes as the number of decks
in play increased was not unknown previously. Nevertheless,
it is interesting to observe that the order of dominance
for the two most important plays, 16 vs Ten and insurance,
reverses itself in the multiple deck game wherein
16 vs Ten becomes more important. An explanation of
this phenomenon is that full pack unfavorability becomes
more important than volatility in multiple deck Online
Blackjack Games where fluctuation in composition of
the cards is much reduced.
Another of Gwynn's single deck findings worth remarking
upon is that perfect surrender decisions are worth
about .16% beyond basic strategy surrender when 75"a
of the deck is dealt. This is almost as much as can
be gained by insurance. it should be noted that the
surrender decision is not one ill treated by the page
Six linear estimation technique. The reason is that
one must compare three, rather than two, alternatives:
hitting, standing, and surrender.
Because you are your own toughest opponent, a thorough
understanding of your own skills, motivations, strengths,
weaknesses, and fears is necessary to succeed.
- You must be honet with yourself to understand yourself.
- You can sabotage your efforts far more easily than
any other opponent can.
- Certain personality traits offer clues about how
your opponents will play.