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    Playing with a players card

    Are there any books that discuss playing with a players card. I realize this might be a dumb question because anonymous is better.
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    How are counters caught?

    Interesting. What would trigger them to run a skills check in the first place? Seeing a familiar face? Random checks?
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    How are counters caught?

    Hmm...I guess my point is that gamblers “color up” and “go to the bathroom” too. I’ve played with a gentlemen who said out loud “last hand? I’ll go a little bigger”. This gentlemen was not counting. I can confirm this by my own count. Counter behaviors are not unique to counters. I think it’s...
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    How are counters caught?

    Maybe we need a casino insider for this...are counters caught in the act or after the fact? In other words, is someone watching the table for large bets and when they happen, back checking the count? Or, does a player have a big win (repeated big wins) and then they go to the tape? I’m not sure...
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    Keeping track of win/loss and playtime

    Thanks for the input. Didn’t mean to start an argument. I am only using an insurance index at this point. I am not to the point where I feel I can accurately use all (or 18) indices. I practiced BS for several months and HL for several months thereafter to perfect those. For the record I am...
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    Keeping track of win/loss and playtime

    Hello all. First time post. I have been playing for a little while, BS and HiLo, with success. I am at the point where I would like to keep track of things. Obviously winning/losing but do I track that against play time, real time, or maybe shoes played. Guidance would be appreciated. Thanks!
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