Despite there being so many gambling games available at online casinos some of the casino games remain as popular as ever and apart from slots the two main casino gambling games are roulette and blackjack. Blackjack gambling is an interesting one and is one of the casino gambling games where you can actually influence your chances of winning by the way in which you play unlike roulette which is pure luck. That will not say that luck does not play a major part when gambling on blackjack, of course it does, but there are certain steps that can be taken to improve your chances and it is all about chance and probability. The first point to notice about blackjack gambling is that contrary to what some people believe the object of the game is not to get as close as possible to 21 without busting but rather to beat the dealer. To understand this concept when gambling on blackjack you have to accept that the only margin the dealer has is that if you as a player go bust then the dealer wins regardless of what happens later. Blackjack gambling is one of those games where you know exactly what the dealer will do which is draw to 17 or in other words they will draw a card if they have 16 or under. If you try this yourself you will notice that there are a number of occasions when you will bust (8 out of the 13 cards will cause a total of over 21 from a start of 16). If you are still in the hand when this happens then you win regardless of what you have in your hand. In blackjack gambling there is nothing to prevent you from holding on any number if you think there is a chance of the dealer going bust so when gambling on blackjack keep your eyes on the exposed card of the dealer and play accordingly.