So you are just getting lucky in this case and can actually expect more loses per hour. Keep in mind that basic strategy really only works for the first hand. This is how that chart has come to fruition. Millions upon millions of simulations were conducted where x amount of decks were shuffled and one round 1v1 was played out.
After the first round, x amount of decks were reshuffled and the procedure was repeated. That's not quite true; most basic strategy generation is done via combinatorics, not simulation. Also, while it's true that BS is most correct for the first hand, it hardly makes a difference unless you're counting. As with what Zarx said, it hardly makes a difference later on. Since BS doesn't have counting in mind, the best working assumption is that the composition is the same as off the top of the deck.
I'm curious, RPG, how are you considering running heads up against a dealer to be more variance? It's naturally play all since you can't just white rabbit out when things get bad. So I actually might actually be wrong there now that I think about it. We donate to wildfire relief when you share AccuRadio on social media in the Sounds of Sharing. Click here for details. You may now elect to prohibit us from collecting any personal information about you.
There are three to four moves you can make to alter your hand. Add another card to your hand for more points. You can hit as often as you like while under 22 points. Your score will be calculated and the winner will be declared. Some versions of Blackjack allow you to surrender your first two cards. Half your bet will be returned to you and the round will end. Every hand combination vs. Dealer upcard possible has been analyzed by experts for optimal results.
All you need to do is memorize the prescribed action for every scenario. These strategy charts can be found online and in casino gift shops. The actions vary depending on the number of decks being used and whether the Dealer hits or stands on soft 17s.