- know which denomination chips the pit will want to verify when you leave the table.
- know what dollar amount will trigger a call from the cage to the pit to verify
- know what denomination chip will trigger a cage -> pit call
- know the risk that you'll bump into the same cashier twice in...
Barring some other deterioration (fatigue? depression?) then playing on would seem good if the EV was high and the heat was low.
I think only one of mine was on a winning session... but I don't honestly think it would help.
Even at the one or two boards I visit which could argruably be called "ploppies unlimited", there's still a distinction to be made.
If someone is describing a something like a "slot strategy" they like, then that's fine.
But if someone's recommending a slot strategy, or is under the...
Mr Renzey, thanks for running the sims.
Irishman, stop giving bad advice.
Your current tactics have the following flaws:
- Playing the wrong game
- Not spreading enough
- Betting too much / too many spots in neutral/negative counts.
- Not betting reliably according to the count
Bear in mind the ATM fee. If you're bet is $100, and you need another hundy, but the ATM fee is $4, hopefully your increase in EV is greater than that.
(This assumes that you're only usign the ATM for that one hand)
Late surrender should be on their 6 deckers as well. Mins are $5/$15.
They also switched their promo chips from "surrender on decision" to "surrender on loss" which increases their value.
Penetration didn't improve, did it? It's usually quite poor.
The smartest thing to do with tournament winnings would be to just withdraw it. Unless you're truly good at tournaments, in which case you might want to use it for stakes in more tourneys.
Using any sort of "system" against online blackjack is a waste of time and money.
You pretty much nailed the things you did wrong.
- Flat-betting will not get you an advantage
- You didn't have a betting plan matched against your bankroll
- You got emotional
Any one of these can sink your game entirely. Don't think about trying again until you have them all nailed...