CARD COUNTING

Card counting is the age-old fine skill of tracking the relationship between the high value and low-value cards in a given deck of a given game.

Over here, you will find a plethora of exquisitely written articles touching on the subject of card counting, and covering each and every little aspect of it.

How well do you know your count system? Come to think of it, how well do you know your basic strategy of counting cards? Are you any good with the bankroll management?

These are all questions you need to keep asking yourself if you want to get really good and master the art of counting cards.

Even though it seems prosperous at first, big money card counting isn’t really all that sustainable, as some articles of ours will show you, but don’t let this discourage you that easily!

Some players have laid out their strategies so meticulously well, they’re managing to make up to $100.000 per year, and we’re willing to show how to do just that!

All things considered, just start from the bottom and work your way up, as there are quite a few top-notch articles here to get you going!

Short sessions and casino backoffs

Short sessions and casino backoffs

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January 24, 2019 10:12
Skittish

I play mostly green chips to black chips. I recently ground through a tough trip to Las Vegas. I know it’s normal and not that...

How many hands

How many hands?

July 21, 2019 06:59
Stanford Wong

Optimal blackjack bet sizes, including zero when you do not have an edge, are based on mathematics and computer simulations....

Which count systemjpg

Which Count System?

August 09, 2019 08:25
Stanford Wong

A decision every card counter faces is which count system to use. Here is an email from a BJ21.com Green Chip member that...

How many index numbers to learn

How many index numbers to learn?

August 28, 2019 12:33
Stanford Wong

The text of Professional Blackjack presents index numbers from -10 to +10. The appendix presents index numbers from -20 to +20....

Counting cards keep it simple

Counting cards -- keep it simple

March 28, 2017 09:38
Ryemo

This is general advice geared towards new players. The level or complexity of your count will not define your success as an...

Winning without getting kicked out

Winning without getting kicked out

June 25, 2019 13:38
Stanford Wong

Most winning blackjack players rely exclusively on, or at least started their playing careers, counting cards. But counting is...

Marathon sessions counting at blackjack

Marathon Sessions Counting at Blackjack

July 15, 2017 07:28
orster52

I have always played marathon sessions counting blackjack. I started playing in 1971 and my biggest decision was to also play...

Ten stupid questions  by exhibit caa

Ten stupid questions

August 16, 2019 13:22
Exhibit CAA

Exhibit CAA is a pseudonym of James Grosjean, a professional gambler and author, well known for his book Beyond Counting:...

Low stakes card counters first back off

Low-stakes card counter’s first back off

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November 10, 2018 12:24
Trip

I experienced two problems on a recent Las Vegas visit. I've been counting for about four years, with two or three LV visits...

Table hopping

Table Hopping

March 27, 2019 09:13
Wings of Madness

I'm relatively new to card counting and its strategies. The question that I have is: Would it look “suspicious” to back count...

More card counting 101

More Card Counting 101

December 19, 2016 08:01
hitdog

My advice is going to be rudimentary and simple. As you get farther along their are other people and reading materials that...

Card counter etiquette

Card-counter etiquette?

March 29, 2019 09:16
Angry Local Player

Does card-counter etiquette exist? I thought it did until I saw a small team of foreign-based players blatantly blasting away...

Card counting 101

Card Counting 101

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December 19, 2016 08:03
Porkbeli

First of all, this article is intended to answer some basic questions that a lot of want-to-be and beginning counters have; it...

Bet spread by count  by green aces   cougfan

Bet spread by count

August 06, 2019 06:20
Green Aces and Cougfan

Green Aces: Cougfan, what’s your bet spread at each count? I'm most interested in seeing at what count you place your max bet....

An effective but not so obvious bet spread

An effective but not-so-obvious bet spread?

January 25, 2019 09:04
Sammy D Jr

What’s an effective, not-so-obvious bet spread and more importantly, what does the casino, pit and surveillance, consider a...

Encountering another counter in a casino

“Encountering” another counter in a casino

November 03, 2018 12:17
Bull Monahan

I do not want to make contact with anyone I meet in a casino, especially another counter. I think most skilled players would...

The best available card counting cover methods by bigplayer

Fifteen card-counting cover methods

October 07, 2018 07:52
bigplayer

Know your enemy, keep top bets below the radar or at least within the context of the casino you are playing. Casinos do not...

Single deck game selection

Single Deck Game Selection

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December 16, 2016 13:29
LV Bear

This is presented as a general guide, primarily to assist players who may not be accustomed to single-deck games. Using the...