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## Playing 21 — to Win

If you like the fulfillment and excitement of a perfect card game and the excitement of winning and making some money with the odds in your favour, gambling on Blackjack is for you.

So, how can you defeat the house?

Quite simply when betting on chemin de fer you are watching the odds and chances of the cards in relation to:

1. The cards in your hand

2. What cards might come from the shoe

When gambling on vingt-et-un there is mathematically a better way to play each hand and this is referred to as basic strategy. If you add card counting that helps you compute the chances of cards being dealt from the deck, then you are able to boost your wager amount when the edge is in your favor and lower them when the edge is 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 odds are in your favor.

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

fundamental tactics and counting cards

Since professionals and intellectuals have been investigating Blackjack all kinds of abstract plans have been developed, including "card counting" but even though the idea is complicated counting cards is actually straightforward when you play 21.

If when gambling on 21 you card count properly (even if the game uses more than one deck), you can tilt the odds to your favor.

Twenty-one Basic Strategy

Blackjack basic strategy is centered around a simple plan of how you wager depending upon the hand you are dealt and is statistically the strongest hand to play without counting cards. It informs you when playing 21 when you need to take another card or hold.

It’s unbelievably simple to do and is soon committed to memory and up until then you can find complimentary guides on the net

Using it when you gamble on chemin de fer will bring down the casino’s edge to near to zero.

Card counting tilting the odds in your favour

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

The reason this is simple.

Low cards favor the casino in twenty-one 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 twelve, thirteen, fourteen, 15, or 16 total on her initial two cards).

In casino twenty-one, you can hold on your stiffs if you choose to, but the dealer cannot.

She has no choice to make, but you do and this is your advantage. The rules of betting on 21 require that croupiers hit stiffs no matter how rich the shoe is in high cards that will bust them.

The high cards favor the player because they might bust the dealer when he hits his stiffs and also because both tens and Aces mean blackjacks.

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

You do not have to compute the data of each of the individual card to know when you have an edge over the croupier.

You only need to know when the deck is flush or poor in high cards and you can boost your wager when the odds are in your favor.

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

When playing vingt-et-un over an extended term card counting will aid in altering the edge in your favor by approx 2 percent.