Blackjack – Card Counting

  • iCountNTrack Jun 9, 2009 (7 replies)
    An Introduction to Card Counting
    The purpose of this article is to give people interested in card counting an introduction about the subject. This is hardly a comprehensive presentation of the subject. There are many good books that…
  • MrMaster Apr 2, 2008 (9 replies)
    Frequently Asked Questions
    Now that the movie “21” is released we can expect alot of beginners joining the forum, thats why i have decided to make an FAQ! Q: What is basic strategy? A: Basic strategy is mathematically the…
  • zengrifter Nov 23, 2005 (27 replies)
    Free Counting Resources On Web
    FREE COUNTING RESOURCES ON WEB The single most complete index of bonafide yet free BJ resources and tools that can be found online – counting courses, practice drills, simulation and risk…
  • matt21 Feb 4, 2009 (88 replies)
    My final conclusion on card-counting
    Hi everyone, i introduced myself to counting just over a year ago and spent just over 400 hours counting last year, as well as maybe another 200 hours of practicing, studying and mathematical…
  • Mimosine Jul 22, 2007 (132 replies)
    BJInfo Open Source UBZ II V0.5
    Hey Gang, In light of recent interest in making a workable UBZII I’ve slapped together a UBZII variant based on the original UBZII manual, “KO Blackjack,” Advice from Fred Renzey and AutoMonkey…
  • kewljason Jul 16, 2011 (37 replies)
    Mathematics in today’s blackjack games
    It seems to me, the advanced mathematics angle has really been pushed on this site lately. Maybe it is my lack of a mathematics degree and/or background that prevents me from not appreciating this…
  • Team 18 Dec 11, 2011 (3 replies)
    15 vs. 10 stick? (I18) at TC 4
    can anyone explain why this is a play? surely even if you avoid the 10 that is likely to come and bust you, the dealer will get it to his 10 and beat you anyway? is there any easy way to…
  • Blackjack Bauer Dec 10, 2011 (1 reply)
    Question for Mr. Renzey about his Mentor Count
    I just finished reading Blackjack Bluebook II because I’m in search of a count that will be effective for double deck games. So many members of this site have recommended the Mentor Count so I had to…
  • MountainMan Dec 9, 2011 (5 replies)
    Qfit CVCX Question
    Norm or CVCX users: When I run a sim using CVCX and specify backcounting I get some results that don’t seem entirely sensible. At counts of zero, the win\loss data shows a loss (for the hands…
  • Team 18 Dec 8, 2011 (2 replies)
    Illustrious 18
    Hey guys, I’m new this is my first thread I have a few queries about the I18 How much of an advantage does it give you if you follow the deviations? Is there anywhere I can find what you…
  • Blackjack Bauer Dec 6, 2011 (7 replies)
    Long time reader, new poster with a question.
    Hi everyone just wanted to make a brief introduction. I’ve been a part time AP for about a year and a half now and have learned a lot from this site. I experienced what KewlJason said he…
  • White Guy Dec 6, 2011 (6 replies)
    Awesome Streak Continues…
    Good news I got in 18 hrs play at good games this month already. I wonged, I back counted, I played heads up too, spread as high as 25-1.. All good formulas for making $$ and in 9 sessions on deeply…
  • ascension Dec 5, 2011 (6 replies)
    running count errors
    because true count conversion requires estimation what is the cost of being off on our running count by 1, i know its important to strive for accuracy, but i was wondering how costly it is for a…
  • ascension Dec 5, 2011 (11 replies)
    question regarding positive count frequencies
    my guess is that with more decks their will be less frequency of positive counts…but what is the estimated frequency of positive counts i can expect for single deck, dd, 6d, 8d?? thanks, and can…
  • Jeff25 Dec 4, 2011 (5 replies)
    Would you play?
    DD h17 ndas d10 70-75%
  • BJmath Dec 4, 2011 (18 replies)
    split index for 3,3 vs 8
    What is the index for splitting 3,3 vs 8 using hi-lo in DD, H17, DA2, DAS game? Thanks!
  • mikeyd Dec 2, 2011 (20 replies)
    Surrender Indices for H17
    What index should be used to late surrender 17 vs A, and to surrender 8,8 vs A for H17, 7/8? According to Professional BJ, page 261, 17 should be surrendered against A at TC +2 or lower, and…
  • MarkAbe Dec 2, 2011 (4 replies)
    UBZII variation
    I’m a B.S. player, beginning to count, usually with Red 7, which inspires my question: Is it possible to do a sort of half-baked UBZII count by counting only half the 2, 7, and A (the ‘1’ cards) but…
  • QFIT Dec 2, 2011 (4 replies)
    Mobile software
    I am looking at the possibility of various mobile software solutions in the BJ arena. I think I have a method of supporting the majority of devices without submitting to Apple’s onerous policies…
  • mikeyd Dec 2, 2011 (10 replies)
    6/8 with Lucky Ladies vs 4/6 w no LL
    Which is a better game? 8 deck with 2 decks cut off and Lucky Ladies, or 6 deck with 2 decks cut off and no LL. I realize both have lousy pen, but if you had to choose, which would you play? …

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