Card Counting Practice Helps Your Math

You hear often enough that practicing blackjack and blackjack strategy will improve you blackjack game and skills. This is very true. The only way you become better at something is to do it. This truly applies to card counting when you are first learning the skill. Card counting, while it can greatly benefit your blackjack … Continue reading Card Counting Practice Helps Your Math

Blackjack Myths Special

In honor of today being Friday the 13th, I am going to talk about blackjack myths today. First I am going to start with the most basic and most common blackjack myth: the objective of blackjack is to get a hand total of 21. It does not matter whether we are talking about online blackjack … Continue reading Blackjack Myths Special

Two Types of Surrender in Blackjack

Since we discussed surrender as a part of your blackjack strategy this morning, I figured it might be beneficial to go over the two types of surrender that you are bound to come across: late surrender and early surrender. The basic concept of surrender is to exit the round at the cost of half of … Continue reading Two Types of Surrender in Blackjack

How Card Counting Works

Part of the image of blackjack is card counting. And that image is of a smooth blackjack player who slips in and, using his incredible intelligence, overcomes the house edge, wins lots of money and slips out before the casino staff can catch on to him. The idea that card counting can be used to … Continue reading How Card Counting Works

How Card Counting Works

Card counting is a skill used by blackjack players as a part of their blackjack strategy, more specifically their betting strategy. The purpose of card counting is to give the player an idea of how the cards are flowing in order to manage their betting. Card counting allows a blackjack player to keep track of … Continue reading How Card Counting Works

Plus One, Minus One—Card Counting Explained

There are many myths associated with card counting and blackjack. Some are associated with cad counting in casinos. Others are associated with learning this blackjack strategy: You have to have a photographic memory. You can’t count into a six deck shoe. You have to be highly intelligent to count. The truth is that these are … Continue reading Plus One, Minus One—Card Counting Explained

Casinos Pouting About Card Counting Players

If you follow gambling news then you’ve probably already heard of this Thomas P. Donovan and the Grand Victoria Casino. If you haven’t, let me give you a quick recap: In 2006 the Grand Victoria threw Donovan out of their casino in Rising Sun, Indiana for card counting. He sued and lost. So he went … Continue reading Casinos Pouting About Card Counting Players

Card Counting Days Numbered—Update

Just a quick update, blackjack fans. Details have been released about Kris Zutis’s card counting detection software. You all remember Kris Zutis, right? He’s the 22 year old from Dundee in Scotland who has created a computer program that will detect card counting in blackjack—this is after he decided not to write a program that … Continue reading Card Counting Days Numbered—Update