Blackjack on the South Vegas Strip
The south end of the Las Vegas Strip offers some of the best blackjack in the world for high-limit players.
On the other hand, low-limit players will run into a dozens of 6:5 games.
See below for full details of our South Las Vegas Strip blackjack survey. It’ll help you find the best games and choose where to play blackjack on the South Vegas Strip in 2020.
Blackjack Games at Aria
Aria has a few good blackjack games, though the low-limit tables are 6:5.
Blackjack Switch is spread for $10. At $25, players get a six-deck game with double down before and after splitting, surrender and re-split aces. For $100, this game is spread with the dealer standing on all 17’s.
A $100 game in the high-limit salon deals two decks and permits double down before and after splitting. The dealer stands on all 17s.
Excalibur’s Blackjack Games
Excalibur only offers one 3:2 blackjack game in its casino. It is a six-deck game with a $25 minimum bet. Double down before and after splitting is permitted, as well as surrender and re-split aces.
All other blackjack tables at Excalibur tables pay 6:5.
Blackjack at Luxor
Luxor’s blackjack is identical to Excalibur’s, except that it has a high limit salon with the same rules as the $25 game.
High limit blackjack has a $100 minimum and is only open during peak hours.
Mandalay Bay Blackjack
Mandalay Bay offers a few decent blackjack games. Blackjack Switch has a $10 minimum. Six-deck games where the dealer hits on soft 17 start at $25. Players may double down before and after the split, surrender and re-split aces.
For $100, the high limit salon offers this game with the dealer standing on all 17s. There is also a $100 double-deck game that stands on all 17s. Players may double down before and after splitting.
MGM Grand’s Blackjack Tables
MGM Grand offers the cheapest stand on 17 game in the MGM Resorts family of Las Vegas resorts. This game often has a minimum bet of $50 but may be as low as $25 during slow weekdays or mornings.
The double-deck game takes $100. Both games allow double down before and after splitting. The shoe game adds surrender and re-split aces.
Blackjack Switch is also spread with a $10 minimum bet.
Blackjack at New York New York
It now takes $25 to get a 3:2 blackjack game at New York New York. There was a $10 table in the back pit that resisted the change to 6:5 for years but was finally converted in 2019.
The $25 game is typical of MGM Resorts. Players may double down before and after splitting. Surrender and re-split aces are also available. This game is spread in high limit with a $100 minimum.
There is also a $100 double deck game in high limit with double down before and after splitting. All blackjack games at New York New York hit soft 17.
Park MGM Blackjack Games
Park MGM is the new name for Monte Carlo. It has similar games to its predecessor. It takes $25 to get a 3:2 game. It has the standard MGM rules with double down before and after splitting plus surrender and re-split aces.
For $100, this game stands on all 17’s. There is also a double deck game that stands on all 17’s with double down before and after splitting.
Blackjack at Tropicana
You must play at least $25 to get a 3:2 game at Tropicana. You can choose between double deck and six-deck. Both hit soft 17 and allow double down before and after splitting.
For $100, you can get a stand on all 17 six-deck game. It adds surrender and re-split aces.
All Blackjack Games on South Las Vegas Strip
Here’s a table showing details of all South Las Vegas Strip blackjack games available in 2020.
# of Decks
# of Tables
House Hold %
|Excalibur||8||10||1000||H||–||–||–||–||1||Yes||Down Under BJ||1.92%|
|Mandalay Bay||6||10||2500||H||–||–||–||–||1||No||BJ Switch||0.58%|
|Mandalay Bay||6||10||2500||H||–||–||–||–||2||Yes||Free Bet||2.40%|
|MGM Grand||6||10||2500||H||–||–||–||–||1||No||BJ Switch||0.58%|
|MGM Grand||6||15||2000||H||–||–||–||–||2||Yes||Free Bet||2.40%|
|Park MGM||8||10||2000||H||–||–||–||–||2||Yes||Free Bet||2.42%|
Find More Blackjack Games in Vegas
This page covers where to play blackjack on the South Las Vegas Strip. There are some good options here.
If you’re looking for some alternatives, though, our complete survey of Las Vegas blackjack games is just what you need. We break down all the blackjack tables in Vegas in various different categories.