One reason for the popularity of Blackjack is that it’s not only pure luck that determines whether you win or not – it is also a game of mathematical skills.

The basic rules when it comes to blackjack is that you will aim to reach as close to 21 as possible, but never go over 21. You play your cards against the house and you are trying to get closer to 21 than the dealer. If the dealer gets more than 21 – you will win. This means that you need to know the chances of the dealer getting busted. Many times it it more important to know the dealers cards than your own.

Roulette on the other hand is a game of pure luck. You may bet on single numbers, a range of different numbers, a specific colour (red or black) or whether the number is odd or even. The dealer spins a ball in the roulette wheel and the chances of winning is determined by your bet.

The internet casino SuperLenny have created a infographic that described “Who wins and how?” for both blackjack and roulette. The basics is easy – if you can calculate your odds, blackjack is the game for you. If you don’t want to do the math – go for roulette.

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