[ 22-11-2017 ]
Card Counting in Blackjack
In blackjack rules, it states all cards have same odds to be dealt. However, some Singapore Online Casino professionals keep track of the cards in the discard tray is another strategy to beat the house. By using card counting to beat blackjack, it requires casino players to understand mathematics. For example, when a player holds 16 or 17 in his hand, he seems to stand. If he knows the discard tray consists of a large number of high value cards then it leaves a lot of low value cards in the shoe. Therefore, that player has higher probability to hit the dealer by having better chance to draw a low value card.
Players may feel ridiculous when I suggest them to count the cards as it is impossible to keep track right? However, card counting is not mean Singapore Online Casino players to memorize all the cards and calculate the probability. The first step is to assign a respective value to every card. The most common card counting system, the card values are as follows: 10 to Ace = “-1”; 7 to 9 = “0” while 2 to 6 = +1. When each card is dealt, players either add 1, minus 1 or do nothing based on each card’s value. High positive scores indicates a high portion of low value cards in the discard tray and high portion of high value cards in the shoe. On the other hand, negative scores means high portion of high value cards in the discard tray and high portion of low value cards in the shoe.
Keep counting is important for players to know house edge. By applying card counting system, it enables Singapore Online Casino players to assign cards into more specific group and make a better decision. They can bet big when the cards favor players and bet small when the situation is not favor.