If you have learnt the art of card counting at blackjack you can surely be a winner. Card counting is an art you can learn it by devoting some time to practice. The only way to become master in card counting is practice. The entire basis of card counting is to keep track of every single card dealt, this will make you understand the situation and you will be able to apply your strategy more effectively and efficiently.
The advantage that card counting gives you is small but can become substantial when successive bets are placed over a long enough period of time. However, your slim advantage will be easily eaten away by poor play and bad decisions. It is more important to learn basic playing strategies before trying to master the art of card counting. There are two important elements to win in blackjack namely the elements of strategy and skills.
Without these elements, losing is more feasible than winning. Without a sound playing strategy, card counting definitely will not help you. When you progress to counting cards, always sit at first base (the first seat on the left of the dealer) as you will have a few seconds longer to do your count.
Blackjack is a game of skills. Although its players also need some luck in terms of being dealt with good card values, the element of skills remains to have the highest significant effect on the outcome of the game in blackjack. When you learn to count cards correctly, you know when the odds favor increasing your bet and when they warn you to reduce your bet or sit out a few hands.
People often ask which card counting system they should try to learn as several different card counting systems are available. It often depends upon each individual and their knowledge of the game. Many factors determine which system you should use, such as what type of games you play, where you play, your skill level, and how many hours you are playing.
A kind advice for the newbie’s is that they should learn either the Hi-Lo count or the KO count system. These systems of card counting are generally the easiest to learn. Make sure to practice this system thoroughly before moving on to the more complex systems. It can take months, if not years, to learn how to master blackjack card counting. So keep on practicing. Good bye and Good luck.