Do you appreciate Black Jack Apprenticeship?

kcchiefsfan1982

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xengrifter said:
Like becoming an Uber or Lyft driver.
that is funny, because I do both! Uber and black Jack are my two side hustles.

By the way, I made \$600 at ** ***** this weekend. I love 2 deck...don't ever really want to play 6 deck again if i had my choice!

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Dagobert Duck

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Then again. Not everyone has to become a top
Pro earning a million. Being a profitable part timer is also sth.
of the bootcamp last August with 26 people I know 5 who won mid 5 figures since then. Wether that goes on time will tell

kcchiefsfan1982

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Dagobert Duck said:
Then again. Not everyone has to become a top
Pro earning a million. Being a profitable part timer is also sth.
of the bootcamp last August with 26 people I know 5 who won mid 5 figures since then. Wether that goes on time will tell
True! Even if i don't make serious money in the future, I still want to use this as a hobby at the least.

xengrifter

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JohnCrover said:
Nobody gets out of this game alive.
I hereby dedicate this Samuel Jackson
blues song to all card counters ....

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kcchiefsfan1982

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I look at this game as doing a 4,000 hour math problem....that is all we are doing. Like the longest homework assignment ever!

Let's go through the process, do everything right...and see what results are shown at 4,000 hours!

I know you could say any amount of hours....but, for me, the target I have in my head is 4,000 hours.

gronbog

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kcchiefsfan1982 said:
I know you could say any amount of hours....but, for me, the target I have in my head is 4,000 hours.
Look up the concept of N0 (N-zero). It is the number of rounds required for your expected result to equal one standard deviation. It will vary by game, but is usually in the range of 10,000 - 20,000 rounds for a decent game. It is a reasonable meaure of how many rounds you need to play in order to approach the long run.

After playing N0 rounds, you have approximately an 84% chance of being in profit (if you're playing a winning game). After 4 x N0 rounds, this increases to approximately 97.5% and, after 9 x N0 rounds, approximately 99.85%.

N0 is a function of the rules of the game, the penetration, the counting system you use, the indices you use, your playing style (play-all of Wonging) and the amounts you bet at each count. You will need the CVCX software to calculate it.

MJGolf

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xengrifter said:
Vegas is great for a red chipper, nearly 20 quality double deck casinos 4 nickel counters.
So Xen, where do you suggest they play? It has to be all off strip or either downtown. It just didn't seem to me that there were very many low limit double deck tables for a red chipper. I guess \$10-15 minimum bet is technically a red chip table but with any kind of spread, it's no longer red chip. More like lower green in my estimation. But I agree there are games out there to play. I guess I haven't found a proliferation of them yet.

Heading there again this weekend and beginning of week. Not sure what the atmosphere will be with Covid etc. MGM Resorts closing all their buffets after 15th. I would cancel to be honest but I have a friend who is ill I want to visit also. This will be an interesting trip. It kinda reminds me of traveling the first week after 9-11. It was definitely different then and I assume it may be this weekend, also.

Counting_Is_Fun

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MJGolf said:
So Xen, where do you suggest they play? It has to be all off strip or either downtown. It just didn't seem to me that there were very many low limit double deck tables for a red chipper. I guess \$10-15 minimum bet is technically a red chip table but with any kind of spread, it's no longer red chip. More like lower green in my estimation. But I agree there are games out there to play. I guess I haven't found a proliferation of them yet.

Heading there again this weekend and beginning of week. Not sure what the atmosphere will be with Covid etc. MGM Resorts closing all their buffets after 15th. I would cancel to be honest but I have a friend who is ill I want to visit also. This will be an interesting trip. It kinda reminds me of traveling the first week after 9-11. It was definitely different then and I assume it may be this weekend, also.
Yeah that should be an interesting trip...let us know how it goes.