North Las Vegas Strip Blackjack Survey
The North end of the Las Vegas Strip is where most of the affordable blackjack games are. Players looking for higher limit blackjack games with great rules will find that starting at $50 on this part of the Strip.
The Las Vegas Blackjack Survey breaks the Strip into three sections. We consider casinos from Treasure Island and Venetian north to 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 Double Exposure game and a 6:5 standard one. The pit is only open on weekends. There is 6:5 stadium blackjack available when live table games are closed.
Encore is only open Thursday through Sunday until further notice. It has six different blackjack games. It 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 double down 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 double down before and after splitting and $50 3:2 six-deck that adds surrender and re-split aces. A $100 six-deck game in the high limit salon stands on all 17’s.
There are five blackjack games at Sahara. For $5, players may choose between Blackjack Switch, 6:5 Free Bet and 6:5 shoe. For $15, there is 3:2 eight-deck blackjack with double down before and after splitting. A $50 six-deck game in high limit stands on all 17’s and has surrender and re-split aces.
Strat offers the best value for blackjack on the Las Vegas Strip. Slower hours of the day have a $5 eight-deck game with double down before and after splitting, surrender and re-split aces. This game goes up to $10 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 pays 6:5 and allows double down before and after splitting for $10. Double deck is dealt for $15 or $25 with double down 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 have double down before and after splitting, surrender and re-split aces. This game stands on all 17’s for $50 in high limit. The double deck games pay 3:2. A $15 game pays 3:2 and allows double down before and after splitting. There is a $50 version of this in high limit that stands on all 17’s. Single deck is available for $15. It pays 6:5.
The blackjack selection at Venetian is like 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 $50 for a 3:2 game. There is a double deck with double down before and after splitting and six-deck that adds surrender and re-split aces. A $100 six-deck game 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 and 6:5 six-deck. Six-deck 3:2 starts at $25. It has double down before and after splitting with surrender and re-split aces. There is a $100 version of this game in high limit that stands on all 17’s. There is also a $100 double deck with double before and after splitting. The double deck game hits soft 17.