# Frequent question: Can u split a king and queen in blackjack?

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## Can you split anything in blackjack?

In blackjack, the standard rule is that if the player is dealt a pair of identically ranked initial cards, known as a pair, the player is allowed to split them into separate hands and ask for a new second card for each while placing a full initial bet identical to the original wager with each.

## Should you split queens in blackjack?

Like all forms of gambling, when you split blackjack cards, you must weigh up risk against reward. While you stand to win twice as much in a hand by splitting, logic dictates that you can also lose twice as much if it goes wrong. The risk is why we don’t recommend splitting every single pair, all of the time.

## Can you split a 10 and queen in blackjack?

If the next card you are dealt on your 10 is a Queen, you have the option to Split again. You now have three hands in play, all showing equal value (10, J, & Q). However, it is not possible to Split again from a hand that was already split.

## Can you split and double down?

splitting pairs- If you are dealt two cards with equal value or any two ten-value cards, you may “split” them into two separate hands. … You may “double down” on any two cards except for a natural Blackjack. You can also “double down” after “splitting” a pair.

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## When should u split in blackjack?

In Face-up Blackjack, where all the cards dealt are exposed, including both dealer’s cards, the correct strategy is to split 10s against the dealer’s 13, 14, 15 or 16.