The typical blackjack player goes to the casino and plays for an hour or two before heading home. And most people don't find anything unusual about this because it's how blackjack is supposed to be played. Unfortunately, the house has a slight edge in blackjack games, which will cause most people to end up long-term losers.
But some players don't accept defeat so easily, and they're constantly thinking of ways to overcome the long-term house edge. One method that some people have devised to accomplish this feat is the 'one big bet' blackjack strategy.
As the name implies, this strategy sees players make one big bet during their session, then leave the table. For instance, if your overall blackjack bankroll was $600, you'd take $100 to the casino with you, wager the entire amount, and walk out the door.
The major benefit to making just one big wager is that you cut down on the amount of time you're exposed to the blackjack house edge. Sure the 0.5% edge (or whatever you're dealing with) is still there; but then again, it's not really there because you are only making one wager, which essentially makes this a coin flip.
As can be seen, it's not such a bad idea to minimize your time on the tables by making one large bet and walking away. On the other hand, you also need to realize that this blackjack betting strategy