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Playing Vingt-et-un — to Win

If you love the blast and excitement of a great card game and the elation of winning and earning some cash with the odds in your favor, betting on chemin de fer is for you.

So, how do you beat the croupier?

Basically when playing 21 you are observing the risks and chances of the cards in regard to:

1. What your hand is

2. What cards should come from the deck

When wagering on 21 there is statistically a best way to play each hand and this is called basic strategy. If you add card counting that helps you determine the chances of cards being dealt from the deck, then you can boost your wager size when the odds are in your favor and lower them when the edge is not.

You’re only going to win under half the hands you bet on, so it is important that you adjust wager size when the risks are in your favour.

To do this when playing 21 you have to use basic strategy and card counting to win.

Basic strategy and card counting

Since professionals and intellectuals have been investigating vingt-et-un all kinds of complicated schemes have arisen, including "counting cards" but even though the idea is complex card counting is actually very easy when you play chemin de fer.

If when playing twenty-one you card count effectively (even if the game uses multiple decks), you can alter the edge to your favour.

Twenty-one Basic Strategy

Chemin de fer basic strategy is amassed around an uncomplicated system of how you wager based upon the hand you receive and is mathematically the strongest hand to use without counting cards. It tells you when gambling on twenty-one when you should hit or hold.

It is unbelievably easy to do and is soon committed to memory and until then you can get complimentary guides on the internet

Using it when you bet on twenty-one will bring down the casino’s odds advantage to near to even.

Card counting tilting the odds in your favor

Card counting works and players use a card counting plan achieve an advantage over the casino.

The reason for this is easy.

Low cards favour the croupier in chemin de fer and high cards favor the player.

Low cards favor the croupier because they assist them make winning totals on her hands when he is stiff (has a twelve, 13, 14, fifteen, or 16 total on her 1st two cards).

In casino vingt-et-un, you can stand on your stiffs if you want to, but the casino can’t.

The house has no decision to make, but you do and this is your edge. The rules of gambling on twenty-one require that croupiers hit stiffs no matter how loaded the shoe is in high cards that will break them.

The high cards favour the gambler because they may bust the croupier when she hits her stiffs and also because both tens and Aces mean blackjacks.

Although blackjacks are, evenly dispensed between the croupier and the player, the fact is that the gambler gets paid more (3:2) when he gets a blackjack so the player has an edge.

You don’t have to count the numbers of each of the individual card to know when you have an advantage over the dealer.

You simply need to know when the deck is loaded or depleted in high cards and you can up your wager when the odds are in your favour.

This is a basic commentary of why card-counting schemes work, but gives you an insight into why the rationale works.

When playing twenty-one over an extended term card counting will assist in altering the odds in your favour by approx two percent.

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