How to count cardsIn short, counting cards in blackjack is a strategy for deteriming the optimal times for placing larger bets in order to beat the house. The card counter does this by tracking the saturation of high cards and low cards in dealer’s deck. When the deck is rich in high cards like tens and aces this is in the player’s advantage. When the deck is rich in low cards, this is good for the dealer. A successful card counter will track the deck until he has a good feel for which way the deck is going. Then will adjust his bets accrodingly.
Contrary to popular belief you don’t have to be a PhD in mathematics to count cards. You do need patience, discipline, and lots of practice to get your technique down, however. Read on to find out about card counting and the many different card counting techniques you can use at the blackjack table.