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Types of blackjack strategies

Blackjack is one of the most popular card games, which is also called Twenty-one and belongs to the table type of games. The sense of the second name is lying in the meaning of the game. Main goal of gambler is to collect no more than 21 point. It is played with 6 or 8 decks of 52 cards. The quantity of gamers is limited by the rectangles drawn on the table, where bets are made. They are also called "boxes". Gambler can play either on one or several boxes. This entertained game has basic rules and strategies.

Blackjack Basic Strategy

During the existence of card game blackjack, gamblers tried to drew up some strategies how to beat the dealer and reduce casino advantage over the player as well. Right now many strategies exist. One of basic blackjack strategies is card counting. There is also betting blackjack strategies that are no less significant. Concerning winning strategy it is hard to tell whether it exists.

Card counting strategy. In spite of this strategy is not that difficult, not many gamblers are still able to apply it on practice in a right manner. At first, quite important will be to notice that card counting strategy applies for a long playing period of time, otherwise it will be unnecessary. The sense of the mentioned above strategy is in following: if player sees that there is no cards with faces on several hands, it is recommended to raise bets because of the possibility, that next card will be with faces. Of course, it is better for player to remember all cards that were dealt before. It increases possibility of winning.

Betting blackjack strategy. Not always card counting strategy is available. Some casinos, do not allow using it. Betting strategies are based on mathematics.

  • Labouchere blackjack betting strategy. It works like this: at the beginning of the game player writes some sequence of numbers that can be absolutely different and makes a bet that is the sum of first and last numbers. As for example, sequence of numbers is "1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9". First bet player makes on 10 (1+9) and so on.
  • Paroli blackjack betting strategy. Player begins betting from one unit, after winning, the next bet will be winning plus one more unit.