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## Playing Twenty-one — to Win

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If you like the fulfillment and adventure of a perfect card game and the excitement of winning and acquiring some cash with the odds in your favour, wagering on 21 is for you.

So, how do you defeat the dealer?

Basically when playing vingt-et-un you are observing the risks and chances of the cards in regard to:

2. What cards could be dealt from the deck

When playing 21 there is statistically a better way to play each hand and this is called basic strategy. If you add card counting that helps you compute the odds of cards coming out of the deck, then you will be able to increase your bet size when the edge is in your favor and lower them when the edge is not.

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

To do this when gambling on twenty-one you should use basic strategy and card counting to win.

Basic strategy and counting cards

Since professionals and intellectuals have been studying 21 all sorts of complex systems have arisen, including "counting cards" but even though the idea is complicated counting cards is all in all straightforward when you play Blackjack.

If when betting on 21 you count cards effectively (even if the game uses more than one deck), you can shift the odds to your favor.

Vingt-et-un Basic Strategy

Blackjack basic strategy is amassed around a basic plan of how you wager depending upon the cards you receive and is mathematically the strongest hand to use without counting cards. It informs you when wagering on twenty-one when you should hit or stand.

It is unbelievably simple to do and is quickly committed to memory and up until then you can find no charge guides on the internet

Using it when you wager on blackjack will bring down the casino’s odds advantage to near to zero.

Card counting tilting the expectation in your favour

Card counting works and gamblers use a card counting scheme gain an edge over the gambling den.

The reasoning behind this is simple.

Low cards favour the croupier in vingt-et-un and high cards favor the gambler.

Low cards favor the casino because they aid her make winning totals on his hands when she is stiff (has a 12, 13, fourteen, fifteen, or 16 total on his 1st two cards).

In casino vingt-et-un, you can stay on your stiffs if you choose to, but the dealer cannot.

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

The high cards favor the gambler because they could bust the house when he hits her stiffs and also blackjacks are made with aces and tens.

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

You don’t have to tally the data of each of the individual card to know when you have an edge over the dealer.

You just need to know when the deck is rich or depleted in high cards and you can increase your action when the expectation is in your favor.

This is a basic explanation of how card-counting plans work, but gives you an understanding into how the rationale works.

When gambling on vingt-et-un over an extended term card counting will aid in shifting the expectation in your favor by approx two percent.