Blackjack or roulette, what’s better?

Ranking amongst the oldest casino games in the world, blackjack and roulette have been around for centuries. But it seems gamblers still can’t agree on which is the best. Some swear by blackjack, a classic card game that puts your strategic thinking to the test. Others favour roulette, the game that lets you leave it all down to the spin of a wheel. Luckily, we’re here to help you decide which game is right for you.

So, what’s to love about blackjack? There’s no denying blackjack boasts better odds. As the card game tests skill as well as luck, a decent betting strategy can bring the house edge below 1%. That’s something you could never do in roulette, where the house edge is fixed at 2.7% with a European wheel and 5.27% with an American wheel.

However, unless the table you’re playing at offers side bets, the best you can hope for is a blackjack payout of 3:2. This is far lower than the payout of 35:1 you would get for a winning single number bet at the roulette table. What’s more, you have the option to place multiple bets on just one spin of a roulette wheel. Hence, you have the potential to win more in a shorter space of time.

If you’re hoping for steady returns, therefore, blackjack is probably the way to go. But if you’re after quick thrills with the chance to win big, it’s worth taking a risk on the roulette wheel. Find online and live variations of both games available to play at bgo Casino on your PC, smartphone or tablet.

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