Archive for January, 2011

The Future of Blackjack and Card Counting

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Card counting has been immensely popularised by films such as ’21′ in the last few years. For a long time card counting was believed to be a myth pursued by the gambling degenerate. Math, statistics and consistent winners have proven that to be a fallacy.

Card counting had it’s first upsurge with the arrival of Ed Thorpe’s ‘Beat the Dealer’, a non fiction title which (more…)

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Blackjack Card Counting – How to Beat the House Edge

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Card counting is a method that advanced blackjack players use to gain an edge over the casino. Getting the edge over the casino is huge in gambling. Casinos are businesses built with the intent to make a profit so they will always have the odds in every casino game. This small odds advantage is known as the “house edge” and it ensures that a player will slowly lose (more…)

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Hi Lo Card Counting

Monday, January 10th, 2011

You saw the movie 21 which was about the MIT students who played team black in Vegas and won a fortune. They used the Hi Lo Card Counting system. The movie got you interested in card counting didn’t it?

The good news is that card counting is possible with practice. You can determine when the statistical advantage in a game of blackjack shifts from the casino to the (more…)

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Latest card counting news – How to play 15 vs. 10 – Blackjack and Card Counting Forums …

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

I hope you’ve been enjoying my posts lately. I thought I might do something different today and rustle up a few bits of info from around the WWW. These are some of the news items and blog posts that have been popular over the last few weeks. Leave me your thoughts.

How to play 15 vs. 10 – Blackjack and Card Counting Forums …

Both you and Don (Schlesinger) are correct. (more…)

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The Easiest Blackjack Card Counting System

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

I personally recommend using the Red Seven or KO Count card counting systems. They are basic systems that perhaps are the second easiest to learn. By using an easy system you sacrifice some potential advantage. However, a simple system counted correctly is better than an advanced system played incorrectly. Plus, with a simply system you can play a fast paced game, (more…)

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Red 7 Card Counting System – Is it the Easiest Strategy to Use?

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

If you want a simple blackjack system but with a professional level of playing, the red 7 card counting system is the one and only strategy to use! This system gives the player about 80% of the normal advanced blackjack systems without the need to increase one’s skill sets.

The rules of the red 7 system:

1) Aces are given the value of -1.

2) All cards of 2′s, 3′s, 4′s,5′s (more…)

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