# 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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### Memorizing the cards dealt in the game

So I've recently found this game 'Gin Rummy' on Playstore and it keeps me interesting. Its similiar to Rummy and its got this feature called 'knocking' and that is quite a different take from the ...
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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 ...
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