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Playing 21 — to Win

If you love the thrill and adventure of a perfect card game and the excitement of winning and earning some money with the odds in your favor, gambling on chemin de fer is for you.

So, how do you defeat the dealer?

Basically when gambling on blackjack you are studying the risks and probabilities of the cards in regard to:

1. What your hand is

2. What cards can come from the deck

When enjoying blackjack there is mathematically a better way to play every hand and this is called basic strategy. If you add card counting that helps you calculate the odds of cards coming out of the deck, then you will be able to boost your action size when the edge is in your favor and decrease them when the odds are not.

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

To do this when playing blackjack you have to use basic strategy and card counting to succeed.

Basic strategy and card counting

Since professionals and intellectuals have been studying vingt-et-un all sorts of complex schemes have been developed, including but not limited to "counting cards" but although the theory is complicated card counting is all in all straightforward when you gamble on twenty-one.

If when gambling on vingt-et-un you count cards correctly (even if the game uses more than one deck), you can shift the edge to your favour.

Twenty-one Basic Strategy

Chemin de fer basic strategy is centered around an unsophisticated system of how you bet depending upon the cards you receive and is statistically the strongest hand to use without card counting. It tells you when betting on vingt-et-un when you need to take another card or hold.

It’s unbelievably easy to do and is before long committed to memory and until then you can find free guides on the web

Using it when you bet on blackjack will bring down the casino’s expectations to near to even.

Card counting tilting the edge in your favour

Card counting works and players use a card counting plan gain an edge over the gambling den.

The reasoning behind this is simple.

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

Low cards favor the casino because they help her make winning totals on his hands when he is stiff (has a twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, or sixteen total on her 1st 2 cards).

In casino 21, you can stay on your stiffs if you want to, but the dealer can’t.

The casino has no choice to make, but you do and this is your edge. The rules of gambling on vingt-et-un require that croupiers hit stiffs no matter how loaded the shoe is in high cards that will bust them.

The high cards favor the gambler because they could bust the croupier when she hits their stiffs and also because both tens and Aces mean blackjacks.

Although blackjacks are, equally distributed between the house and the gambler, 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 add up the data of each of the individual card to know when you have an advantage over the house.

You only need to know at what point the shoe is flush or poor in high cards and you can elevate your bet when the odds are in your favor.

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

When betting on 21 over the longer term card counting will aid in changing the edge in your favour by approx 2 percent.

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