# Your question: What is a 15 in blackjack?

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## Do you hit on 12?

It is common practice to hit on eight or less, but stand on anything 12 or higher. When the dealer has a three, you should hit on anything eight or below and 12, while standing on anything 13 or over.

## Do I hit or stand on 15?

17 and up always stands. 16 stands against dealer 2 through 6, otherwise hit. 15 stands against dealer 2 through 6, otherwise hit.

## Does dealer have to hit on 15?

In casino play, the dealer has no options. He always has to hit values below 16/17 (the exact number varies by casino), and has to stay when his cards are higher. In non-casino play, often the dealer is just another player and has the same options as you.

## What are soft numbers in blackjack?

A soft 17 is a hand that’s made up of an ace (counting as 11) and a 6. Likewise, a soft 13 would be made up of an ace and a 2. Blackjack soft hands strategy ultimately makes it impossible to lose your hand when you have an Ace.

## What is a soft 16 in Black Jack?

If you happen to be dealt a soft 16 (like Ace-5), you should never surrender and you should never stand.

## Do dealers have to hit on 16?

The Dealer’s Play

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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.