Blackjack In Off-Strip And Locals Casinos

Some of the best low limit blackjack games may be found in casinos located away from the Strip.  Many of these tables are located in Henderson, a part of Las Vegas I covered in a previous blog post.  These casinos listed below are located either within a few blocks of the Las Vegas Strip, in North Las Vegas, or to the west or south of the Strip.

High Limit Blackjack in Off-Strip Casinos

High Limit Blackjack in Las VegasThere are several casinos that offer high limit salons with blackjack away from the Las Vegas Strip.  All of these games pay 3-2 on blackjack.

M Resort offers the best high limit blackjack game away from the Strip.  It has a double deck with double down before and after splitting and a six-deck shoe that adds surrender and re-split aces.  The dealer stands on all 17’s at both games.  The bet limits are $50 to $5,000.

The closest high limit salon in the locals market is at Rio.  There are two games available at the only Caesars Entertainment casino located in the locals market.  Players will find a six-deck game that permits double down before and after splitting as well as surrender.  This game stands on all 17’s.  There is also a double deck with double down before and after splitting.  This game hits soft 17.  Both games have limits of $100 to $10,000.

Red Rock offers two improved games in its high limit salon.  There is a double deck with double down before and after splitting as well as re-split aces.  This game hits soft 17. The bet range here is $50 to $5,000.  There is a six-deck game with double down before and after splitting plus surrender.  This game stands on all 17’s.  The limits are $100 to $10,000.

Aliante Casino and Palms both have high limit salons.  The one at Palms is only open upon request.  Aliante Casino’s games are the same as the ones on the floor with a higher minimum bet.

Best Low Limit Games

The best low limit game out of the list below is at Silverton.  It is a $10 double deck where players may double down before and after splitting as well as re-split aces.  The dealer hits soft 17.  Blackjack pays 3-2. Silverton offers a $5 six-deck blackjack game with these same rules.

Many casinos away from the Strip offer a $5 double deck game with good rules.  Double down before and after is permitted at these tables.  The dealer hits soft 17 and blackjack pays 3-2.  Players will find this game at Gold Coast, The Orleans, Suncoast, Rampart, Texas Station, Fiesta, Santa Fe Station and Palace Station.  The game is spread for $10 at Red Rock, South Point, Silver 7’s and Palms.

Single Deck Blackjack Pays 3-2

There are two casinos in this group that offer single deck blackjack that pays 3-2.  Players may only double down on 10 and 11 and not after splitting.  The dealer hits soft 17.  Hooters and Silverton spread this game.  The minimum bet is $10 at both casinos.

Bad Off-Strip Blackjack Games

There are still some terrible games away from the strip.  Most of these are found at Rio.  There are eight-deck blackjack tables there that pay 6-5 on blackjack and do not permit double down after splitting.  The two video blackjack machines at Rio also pay 6-5.  Red Rock spreads 6-5 Free Bet Blackjack.  All of these games have a house edge of over 2%.

Fiesta has a $3 six-deck game that pays 6-5.  Bets under $5 receive even money.  Players will find 6-5 single deck at Red Rock, Palms, Rio, The Orleans and Suncoast.  All of these games should be avoided.  Each one of these casinos spread good 3-2 games just steps away from these tables.

Casino # of Decks Min Bet Max Bet H/S 17 DA DAS RSA Surrender # of Tables CSM 6/5 BJ Video Exotic House Hold %
Aliante Casino 1 5 500 H Yes No No No 3 No Yes No No 1.69824%
Aliante Casino 2 5 500 H Yes Yes No No 11 No No No No 0.45688%
Aliante Casino 6 5 500 H Yes Yes Yes No 2 No No No No 0.57085%
Ellis Island 6 5 300 H Yes Yes No No 8 No No No No 0.63873%
Fiesta Rancho 6 3 200 H Yes Yes No No 2 Yes Yes No No 1.97532%
Fiesta Rancho 2 5 500 H Yes Yes No No 3 No No No No 0.45688%
Fiesta Rancho 2 5 500 H Yes Yes No No 3 No Yes No No 1.83038%
Fiesta Rancho 6 5 500 H Yes Yes No No 1 No No No No 0.63873%
Gold Coast 2 5 1000 H Yes Yes No No 15 No No No No 0.45688%
Gold Coast 6 5 500 H Yes Yes No No 3 Yes No No No 0.61563%
Gold Coast 1 5 1000 H 2 No No No Super Fun 21 1.16000%
Hard Rock 8 10 1000 H 1 No No No Free Bet 1.02000%
Hard Rock 8 10 1000 H Yes Yes No No 6 No Yes No No 1.99842%
Hard Rock 1 10 1000 H Yes No No No 1 No Yes No No 1.69824%
Hard Rock 2 25 2000 H Yes Yes No No 4 No No No No 0.45688%
Hard Rock 6 25 2000 H Yes Yes No Yes 11 No No No No 0.55051%
Hooters 6 1 100 H Yes Yes No No 2 Yes Yes No No 1.99842%
Hooters 1 10 500 H No No No No 1 No No No No 0.57982%
Hooters 6 10 500 H Yes Yes No No 12 No No No No 0.63873%
Jerry’s Nugget 6 5 1000 H Yes Yes No No 4 Yes No No No 0.61563%
Lucky Dragon 6 10 1000 H Yes Yes Yes No 2 No No No No 0.55085%
M Resort 6 5 1000 H Yes Yes No No 6 No No No No 0.63873%
M Resort 2 15 5000 H Yes Yes No No 5 No No No No 0.45688%
M Resort 2 50 5000 S Yes Yes No No 2 No No No No 0.25532%
M Resort 6 50 5000 S Yes Yes Yes Yes 2 No No No No 0.28507%
Orleans 1 5 1000 H Yes No No No 3 No Yes No No 1.69824%
Orleans 2 5 1000 H Yes Yes No No 22 No No No No 0.45688%
Orleans 6 5 1000 H Yes Yes No No 4 Yes No No No 0.61563%
Orleans 2 5 1000 H 1 No No No Super Fun 21 1.30000%
Palms 6 10 1000 H 1 No No No BJ Switch 0.58000%
Palms 1 10 1000 H Yes No No No 2 No Yes No No 1.69824%
Palms 2 10 3000 H Yes Yes No No 7 No No No No 0.45688%
Palms 6 10 1000 H Yes Yes No Yes 7 No No No No 0.55051%
Rampart 2 5 2000 H Yes Yes No No 11 No No No No 0.45688%
Rampart 6 5 1000 H Yes Yes Yes Yes 2 No No No No 0.48263%
Red Rock 1 5 1000 H Yes No No No 2 No Yes No No 1.69824%
Red Rock 2 5 1000 H Yes No No No 4 No Yes No No 1.83038%
Red Rock 6 5 1000 H Yes Yes No Yes 5 No Yes No No 1.91020%
Red Rock 2 10 2000 H Yes Yes No No 12 No No No No 0.45688%
Red Rock 6 10 2000 H Yes Yes No Yes 4 No No No No 0.55051%
Red Rock 2 50 5000 H Yes Yes Yes No 4 No No No No 0.40374%
Red Rock 6 100 10000 S Yes Yes No Yes 4 No No No No 0.35361%
Rio 6 5 500 S Yes Yes No Yes 2 Yes Yes No 1.69330%
Rio 8 10 5000 H Yes No No No 10 No Yes No No 2.16309%
Rio 8 15 5000 H Yes Yes No Yes 5 No No No No 0.56926%
Rio 2 25 5000 H Yes No No No 6 No No No No 0.60225%
Rio 6 100 10000 S Yes Yes No Yes 6 No No No No 0.35361%
Santa Fe Station 1 5 1000 H Yes No No No 2 No Yes No No 1.69824%
Santa Fe Station 2 5 1000 H Yes Yes No No 21 No No No No 0.45688%
Santa Fe Station 6 10 2000 H Yes Yes No Yes 2 No No No No 0.55051%
Silver 7’s 6 5 500 H Yes Yes No No 4 No No No No 0.63873%
Silver 7’s 2 10 1000 H Yes Yes No No 4 No No No No 0.45688%
Silverton 6 5 1000 H Yes Yes Yes No 8 No No No No 0.57085%
Silverton 1 10 1000 H No No No No 1 No No No No 0.57982%
Silverton 2 10 1000 H Yes Yes Yes No 4 No No No No 0.40374%
South Point 6 5 1000 H Yes Yes No No 14 No No No No 0.63873%
South Point 2 10 2000 H Yes Yes No No 24 No No No No 0.45688%
Suncoast 1 5 1000 H Yes No No No 1 No Yes No No 1.69824%
Suncoast 2 5 1000 H Yes Yes No No 11 No No No No 0.45688%
Suncoast 6 5 1000 H Yes Yes No No 2 No No No No 0.63873%
Texas Station 2 5 500 H Yes Yes No No 8 No No No No 0.45688%
Texas Station 2 5 500 H Yes Yes No No 8 No Yes No No 1.83038%
Tuscany 6 5 300 H Yes Yes No No 8 No No No No 0.63873%
Tuscany 2 5 300 H 1 No No No Super Fun 21 1.30000%
Westgate 6 15 2000 H Yes Yes No No 1 No No No No 0.63873%
Westgate 2 25 2000 H Yes Yes No No 2 No No No No 0.45688%
Westin 6 5 300 H Yes Yes No No 5 No Yes No No 1.99842%
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