North Las Vegas Strip Blackjack Survey
The North end of the Las Vegas Strip is where most of the affordable blackjack games are at. Players looking for higher-limit blackjack games with great rules will find those, starting at $50, on this part of the Strip.
Our Las Vegas Blackjack Survey breaks the Strip into three sections. We consider casinos from Treasure Island and Venetian north to the Strat to be part of the North Las Vegas Strip. All games hit soft 17 unless otherwise noted. The minimum bets shown are what we predict the lowest you will find, often in mornings and afternoons. Expect higher minimums during busy times, especially for the 6:5 blackjack tables.
Related: 2021 Las Vegas Blackjack Survey
No table games at Casino Royale
The big news over the last year is that Casino Royale no longer deals any table games. These were removed during the pandemic. I was told on the property on three separate visits that there are no plans to bring the games back. All the blackjack was 6:5 at Casino Royale except for a Blackjack Switch table.
The other bad news is that Circus Circus no longer deals any 3:2 blackjack games. This includes live, video or stadium. There is an eight-deck $10 Double Exposure game and a $15 6:5 standard one. There is $3 6:5 stadium blackjack available when live table games are closed.
Encore has six different blackjack games at present. Encore’s blackjack starts at $10 for a 6:5 six-deck game. There are $15 Blackjack Switch and 6:5 Free Bet Blackjack tables. It takes $25 to get a six-deck 3:2 game. Players may double down before and after splitting. Surrender and re-split aces are also offered. This game is available with stand-on-all-17’s in high limit for $100. There is also a $50 double-deck game with doubling down available both before and after splitting.
The minimum bet for blackjack at Palazzo is $15. That gets players Spanish 21, 6:5 Free Bet Blackjack and 6:5 eight-deck. For $50, players may choose between 3:2 double-deck with doubling down before and after splitting, and a $50 3:2 six-deck table that adds surrender and re-split aces. A $100 six-deck game in the high-limit salon stands on all 17’s, where the other standard blackjack tables hit on soft 17.
There are three blackjack games at Resorts World. One is a 6:5 that starts at $15. It uses a continuous shuffling machine. Free Bet Blackjack is $25. It pays 6:5. These games hit soft 17. The high limit blackjack game starts at $100. It uses six decks, pays 3:2, stands on all 17’s and offers surrender and re-split aces one time.
There are five blackjack games at Sahara. For $5, players may choose between Blackjack Switch, 6:5 Free Bet and 6:5 shoe (six or eight decks). For $15, there is 3:2 eight-deck blackjack with a double-down before and after splitting. A $50 six-deck game in the high-limit area stands on all 17’s, and also allows surrender and re-split aces.
Strat offers the best value for blackjack on the Las Vegas Strip. During slower hours of the day, there’s a $5 eight-deck game offering a double-down both before and after splitting, surrender, and re-splitting aces. This game goes up to $10 or $15 during busier hours. There is a high-limit, six-deck blackjack game with these rules that stands on all 17’s for $100. Single-deck blackjack for $10 pays 6:5 and allows a double-down before and after splitting. A double-deck game is dealt for $15 or $25 with doubling down allowed before and after splitting.
Treasure Island is one of the best casinos for low-limit blackjack on the Las Vegas Strip. The $10 3:2 six-deck tables offer a double-down before and after splitting, surrendering, and re-splitting aces and hits on soft 17. This game stands on all 17’s for a $50 minimum in high-limit.
At TI, there’s also a $15 double deck blackjack game that pays 3:2 and allows a double-down both before and after splitting. There is a $50 version of this game in high-limit that stands on all 17’s. Single-deck blackjack is available for $15. It pays 6:5.
The blackjack selection at Venetian is like that at its sister casino, Palazzo. There is $10 6:5 Free Bet Blackjack. A 6:5 eight-deck game is $15. Spanish 21 is offered for $25. It takes a $50 minimum bet for a seat at a 3:2 game. At that level, there is double-deck blackjack with doubling down before and after splitting, and a six-deck game that adds surrender and re-split aces. A $100 six-deck game spread in high-limit stands on all 17’s and otherwise has the same rules as the $50 game.
Wynn has six blackjack games in its Las Vegas Strip casino. The lowest limit available is $15. That will get you Blackjack Switch, Free Bet Blackjack, or 6:5 six-deck. Six-deck 3:2 starts at $25, and this allows doubling down before and after splitting, plus surrender and re-splitting aces. There is a $100 version of this game in high-limit that also stands on all 17’s. There is also a $100 double-deck table with doubling down permitted both before and after splitting. This $100 double-deck game hits soft 17.
Last update: June 26, 2021