Playing Chemin de fer — to Win

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Posted by Landyn | Posted in Blackjack | Posted on 15-03-2007

If you love the blast and excitement of an excellent card game and the elation of winning and making some cash with the odds in your favor, betting on Blackjack is for you.

So, how do you defeat the casino?

Quite simply when wagering on blackjack you are studying the odds and chances of the cards in regard to:

1. What your hand is

2. What cards might come from the deck

When gambling on blackjack there is statistically a better way to play every hand and this is called basic strategy. If you add card counting that helps you anticipate the odds of cards being dealt from the deck, then you can boost your action amount when the edge is in your favor and lower them when they are not.

You are only going to succeed at under half the hands you gamble on, so it is important that you adjust action size when the odds are in your favour.

To do this when playing 21 you have to use basic strategy and card counting to succeed.

fundamental strategy and counting cards

Since mathematicians and academics have been studying chemin de fer all kinds of abstract schemes have been developed, including "counting cards" but even though the idea is complex card counting is actually very easy when you bet on Blackjack.

If when playing vingt-et-un you card count effectively (even if the game uses more than one deck), you can change the odds to your favour.

Vingt-et-un Basic Strategy

Chemin de fer basic strategy is centered around a basic plan of how you bet depending upon the hand you receive and is statistically the strongest hand to use without card counting. It tells you when gambling on twenty-one when you need to take another card or hold.

It is remarkably easy to do and is quickly memorized and up until then you can find free cards on the web

Using it when you bet on 21 will bring down the casino’s edge to near to zero.

Counting cards getting the expectation in your favour

Card counting works and players use a card counting system obtain an edge over the gambling hall.

The reason this is easy.

Low cards favour the casino in vingt-et-un and high cards favour the gambler.

Low cards favour the casino because they help him acquire winning totals on her hands when she is stiff (has a twelve, 13, fourteen, fifteen, or 16 total on his first two cards).

In casino chemin de fer, you can stay on your stiffs if you want to, but the house can’t.

He has no decision to make, but you do and this is your edge. The rules of wagering on twenty-one require that dealers hit stiffs no matter how loaded the shoe is in high cards that will break him.

The high cards favour the gambler because they might bust the house when he hits their stiffs and also because both tens and Aces mean blackjacks.

Although blackjacks are, evenly distributed between the casino and the gambler, the fact is that the player gets paid more (3:2) when he receives a blackjack so the player has an advantage.

You do not have to add up the numbers of each of the individual card to know when you have an edge over the casino.

You just need to know at what point the shoe is loaded or depleted in high cards and you can boost your bet when the odds are in your favour.

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

When playing chemin de fer over an extended term card counting will aid in shifting the expectation in your favor by to around 2 percent.