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If you like the blast and adventure of a perfect card game and the anticipation of winning and earning some cash with the odds in your favour, playing vingt-et-un is for you.

So, how do you defeat the house?

Quite simply when playing blackjack you are tracking the risks and probabilities of the cards in regard to:

1. The cards in your hand

2. What cards possibly could come from the shoe

When playing blackjack there is statistically a better way to play every hand and this is referred to as basic strategy. If you add card counting that helps you compute the odds of cards coming out of the deck, then you can increase your bet amount when the edge is in your favor and lower them when they are not.

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

To do this when gambling on vingt-et-un you have to use basic strategy and card counting to win.

Basic strategy and card counting

Since professionals and academics have been studying Blackjack all kinds of complicated schemes have arisen, including "counting cards" but although the theory is complex card counting is all in all very easy when you bet on Blackjack.

If when betting on 21 you card count correctly (even if the game uses more than one deck), you can change the odds to your favour.

Blackjack Basic Strategy

Chemin de fer basic strategy is assembled around an uncomplicated plan of how you wager based upon the cards you receive and is statistically the strongest hand to use while not counting cards. It informs you when gambling on blackjack when you need to hit or hold.

It is unbelievably simple to do and is quickly committed to memory and until then you can get complimentary guides on the net

Using it when you wager on vingt-et-un will bring down the casino’s odds advantage to near to zero.

Counting cards getting the expectation in your favor

Card counting works and gamblers use a card counting scheme obtain an edge over the casino.

The reasoning behind this is easy.

Low cards favor the dealer in twenty-one and high cards favour the gambler.

Low cards favour the house because they aid her make winning totals on his hands when she is stiff (has a twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, or 16 total on her 1st 2 cards).

In casino 21, you can stand on your stiffs if you choose to, but the casino can’t.

She has no choice to make, but you do and this is your advantage. The rules of gambling on blackjack require that dealers hit stiffs no matter how rich the deck is in high cards that will bust her.

The high cards favour the player because they might bust the casino when she hits his stiffs and also Aces and Tens means blackjack for the gambler.

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

You do not have to add up the numbers of each of the individual card in order to know when you have an edge over the house.

You only need to know when the shoe is flush or poor in high cards and you can elevate your wager when the odds are in your favour.

This is a basic breakdown of why card-counting systems work, but gives you an understanding into why the logic works.

When playing vingt-et-un over the longer term card counting will assist in changing the edge in your favour by approx 2 percent.


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