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Blackjack Expert Explains How Card Counting Works | WIRED

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There’s a lot more to counting cards in Blackjack than meets the eye. Mike Aponte, former member of the infamous MIT Blackjack Team, takes us through the complicated process of counting cards.

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  1. how about we just play 1 deck and shuffle it again after 1 round. is it this skills still useable?

  2. What is 4.5 deck. Is it the number of cards remaining like 4 and a half card? What is a deck

  3. wait so for example, if the running count was = -2 and there were 5 decks remaining, then the true count would be -2/5 = -0.4 or approximately -0.5? So when the true count is this low (and not even a whole number), what do you do? Do you just bet the absolute minimum? What is that true count telling us?

  4. Oh man you should have done it much faster and complicated, this is so slow and simple for us to follow it

  5. take 100mg of adderall , and 100mg of modafinil before you go to the casino – the count comes to you theres litte to no effort involved in keeping the count or trying to hard to get ahead ..BUT and its a big butt do not do that more than 2x a week as you will completely lose focus and try to double your dose – which sends you backwards fast..dont be greedy /impatient or in any rush its counterproductive.

  6. you can play perfect blackjack fundamentals, but if you're table is full of dumb dumbs you're basically screwed

  7. if you card count at online blackjack

  8. Remember that casinos are private places aka they can kick you out whenever they want. If you’re obvious and they understand you are using this strategy, you’re out. I even heard that some memory champions are not allowed in because they can count the cards that have come out (which is also why they use more then 1 deck for each play).

  9. Welp. Came here thinking I might learn something cool about card counting, but I came out of it feeling dumber than ever.

  10. OK, so i think i got this!

    -1, -1, -1, +1

    aaaand i lost all my money…

  11. Thank you so much. I made my first 300k tonight at hard rock casino.

  12. I understand everything, except keeping track of the true count. Like, what's the point of know the true count

  13. I have to cut my time in half before I am actually ready. I can count 10 cards all at once and super easy now. Practice makes perfect.

  14. I didn’t understand a word of that but I still enjoyed every minute of it.

  15. Turn off the background music so I can concentrate!

  16. I swear to God I thought counting cards just meant “oh Jack is 10, that means I need 11 more :)”

  17. Celebrated a blackjack with 1200 on my hand dealer flip over black jack smh never celebrating with another player again I felt so stooopid

  18. So do you just not bet if you have a negative count? do you bet 1 unit or what do you do?

  19. I'm confused. Some say the high cards are positive and low cards negative. This is saying otherwise

  20. Pause at 5:05
    He was at +17 before this deal and moved to +23 after, meaning +6 for the round/hand (I play poker idk what it’s called in BJ). I only see +4 on the board unless he’s counting the ace as a low card.. don’t know why he would do that. Someone plz explain or did he flub

  21. put the video in 1.25 speed and he starts talking normal LMFAOO

  22. shouldn't the running count increase to 21 instead of 23 at 5:08

  23. 1:16 𝟖𝟖𝐣𝐮𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐨𝐩.𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐛
    coba rasakan sensasional bossku, karena disini lagi banjer jp.. yakin dah gacor apalagi akun baru dimanja banget bossku..
    ini dia game yg ditunggu tunggu.
    ledakan bossku.

  24. So this is similar to chess except it is all about intuition rather than logic.

  25. Back in the late 80s I had a friend name Charlie while living in LA. He found out his dad in Ohio died and that he had an Autistic brother. He flew out there to meet him and found out he was good at counting cards. They went to Vegas to try his luck and sure enough won $80k before getting kicked out of the Casino. I think his brother's name was Raymond.

  26. Thanks I just made $2 mil in Vegas cuz of this

  27. He fooled me good when he drew a six and called it a minus 1. The 6 is a plus 1

  28. Agree 100% but I would also change basic strategy once the shoe remaining becomes egregiously negative…eg Hit 12 against dealer 4,5…hit hard 17 vs. 10 etc. and also alter my doubles and insurance bets…

  29. I got no clue how they can use this to win a completely randome outcome

  30. Is this working at if i play blackjack in to the online casino

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