Questions tagged [card-counting]

Card counting is a casino card game strategy used primarily in the blackjack family of casino games to determine whether the next hand is likely to give a probable advantage to the player or to the dealer.

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Deviations from basic strategy due to the count in blackjack?

Should you ever deviate from basic strategy due to the count? Lets take for example a situation in which the dealer's up card is a 4 and you have a 12. Basic strategy would tell you to stand and not ...
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Is it possible to count cards by literally counting cards?

Typical card-counting, which treats 2,3,4,5,and 6 as "+1" and 10's as "-1", requires card counters to keep track of each card as it's dealt. I wonder if you can get a reasonable approximation of this ...
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Blackjack: Why use a Suit Aware card counting system?

In my recent study of card counting systems, I've run into a few systems that are "Suit Aware." A couple of examples include the KISS 2 and KISS 3 methods. Specifically, in the KISS 2 system, the ...
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Counting in Blackjack using Uston APC

Note: Please see my edit to see how I am doing it now. I am making a simple blackjack game that only uses 1 deck and I read that Uston APC is the best one for just 1 deck. There is no doubling or ...
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Learning to count cards

In many games, it can be extremely helpful to know what cards have already been played and/or the number left in any given suit. What are good ways to learn to count the cards played (especially in a ...