# Your question: What are the odds of a blackjack dealer busting?

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## What percent of the time does the dealer bust?

As for overall bust rate, in a common six-deck game, dealers bust about 29 percent of the time if they stand on all 17s, and just under 30 percent if they hit soft 17. Basic strategy players bust about 16 percent of the time. That’s because players hit fewer hands than dealers do.

## How often does a dealer bust with 7?

In a six-deck game in which the dealer hits soft 17, dealers starting with a 7 up bust only 26.2% of the time. If you’re counting on the dealer busting, you’re looking for something that happens barely more than a quarter of the time.

## Can the dealer go bust in blackjack?

The dealer never doubles, splits, or surrenders. If the dealer busts, all remaining player hands win. If the dealer does not bust, each remaining bet wins if its hand is higher than the dealer’s and loses if it is lower.

## What are the odds of a dealer busting with a 6 in blackjack?

When the dealer is showing a 5 or a 6, they have a 42 percent chance of busting and a 40 percent chance when they have a 4 showing. This is why you double down more often when the dealer is showing a 4, 5, or 6. The cards where the dealer is least likely to bust are the Ace, 10, and 9.

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## Is 4 a bust card in blackjack?

Dealer Bust Out Rate

The bust out rate is as follows for each up card: 2 – 35.30% 3 – 37.56% 4 – 40.28%

## What is the average dealer hand in blackjack?

What Is the Dealer’s Average Hand in Blackjack?

Dealer’s Her Likely
9 18.4
10 19.1
A 19.4
18.1

## How many hands per hour should a blackjack dealer deal?

Professions play much faster. With a good dealer you should easely get in 300 hands per hour and if you spread to two hands even 400 or more. That’s why it’s much more lucrative to play at empty tables.

## Can the dealer hit after 17?

The Dealer’s Play

If the total is 17 or more, it must stand. If the total is 16 or under, they must take a card. The dealer must continue to take cards until the total is 17 or more, at which point the dealer must stand.

## What happens if the dealer gets a Blackjack?

If a player and the dealer each have Blackjack the result is a push and the player’s bet is returned. Any insurance bets are paid out at 2:1. If the dealer does not have Blackjack any insurance bets are lost and any players who have Blackjack are paid.