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How to Play (and Win) at Blackjack: The Expert’s Guide

Blackjack Apprenticeship
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Want to beat blackjack? It all starts with learning how to play. In this video, professional Blackjack players Colin Jones and “Loudon Ofton” break down the objective of blackjack, how to play it, as well as how it is possible to turn the tables on the casino and beat the game.


00:00 – Intro
00:38 – The Goal of Blackjack
01:13 – Value of Cards
01:54 – How it’s Dealt
02:39 – Payouts
03:56 – Example Round 1
04:33 – Example Round 2
05:09 – Example Round 3
05:49 – Playing Decisions & Basic Strategy
06:41 – Hitting & Standing
07:18 – Doubling Down
08:47 – Splitting
09:56 – Insurance
11:11 – Surrender
11:58 – Why the House has an Edge
13:40 – How to Gain the Edge

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  1. Hi – my name is Trent, but you can call me "Double-down" 🙂

  2. I’ve been 19 for 9 months and I only just went to a casino for the first time last night after bar hopping with friends. Turned $20 into $240 in 10 minutes! My buddy turned $50 into $10🤣

  3. Is it true that if the last player plays really bad he affects the winning chances of all other players at the table?

  4. The 2nd guy needs a microphone or somethin

  5. So if i have a 15 and dealer has a 16. He has to get another card no matter what?

  6. You need JESUS. Pray to HIM, HE loves you.

    When you die as we ALL will soon. 99.9 sooner than they think 🤔 will kneel before JESUS. Romans 10:5/10. The One and only true Son of GOD Almighty, all others are false..we are all sinners and need JESUS.  JESUS was crucified on the cross at Calvary and then on the third day rose again, for you and I (John 3:16). So, Choose this day whom you'll serve. For if you don't it will be chosen for you and that is HELL

     Arguing with me is silly at best. Bc I'm just the messenger..
    Please call .
    83.For.Truth.☎️ right
    Amen.. And Hallelujah.
    It's time..

  7. The secret of the house of the rising sun is contrary to what you think. Whether you win or lose you still lose in the end. What does it profit a man to gain the whole world but loses his soul? I was addicted to gambling for ten years. It started innocently just for fun. I lost everything, even my self-respect, and ended doing a crime. It wasn't until I was so broke and broken inside that I cried to God for one more chance to walk away from the mess I caused. In one day all of that changed when God answered my prayer and broke my addiction. I even got a job years later as a Casino surveillance officer. If you looking for a way to get rich, do not follow the way of crime or gambling your soul. Both will take you to hell and this is what these guys won't teach you. Ignorance as we know is the ruin of many a men.

  8. has anyone got success stories from this video??

  9. Rember that others players also help you win or lose for example you may have got a bad card UNTIL OSMEONE JUMPS IN ADDING 2 future cards now csuing you to get something better or worse or even go low and bust the dealer

  10. when card courting and going low id hit on the 17 for the 3

  11. Welp guess my classmates finna lose all their lunch money

  12. at 2:26 you say the dealer has no choice but to hit 17. why is that?

  13. I like how the cards are perfect when he deals that never happens in Casinos

  14. You dont wanna play blackjack in the casino of Hana

  15. that shitty snare sound from st. anger says:

    This did a nice job for the first about 5 minutes.

  16. omg blackjack is my favorite widely played casino banking game where each player competes against the dealer that uses decks of 52 cards and descends from a global family of casino banking games!!!!

  17. 8:42

    Weird that Colin is talking about playing Basic Strategy and saying to double down when the charts tell you to, but then doubles down on A8 vs 5. I know a deviation tells you to double down on A8 v 5 on a specific count, but it's not a bet you would normally make.

  18. Just double ur bets when u lose. Start at table minimum and go until you win. When you win start back at the minimum. I piss everyone off when I don’t spilt etc but I always walk out a winner.

  19. Let’s be onset we are here cause of newvegas

  20. Card counting is not easy take may be months or more

  21. this guy looks like a character from team america world police

  22. my best friend went into a casino with 5€. He made 340€ out of it

  23. Good luck finding a blackjack game that's normal…

  24. I don’t think the casino has an advantage over a player that plays to win and manages their money. I hit on 16 against a seven or higher every single time . I also play with their money . I start at 25 up to 75 up to 125. I’ve won 900 -1500 in under 20 minutes. Have also lost 400-500 in 10 minutes. I try to play alone.

  25. "Hey dealer, could I try being the dealer against you, I wanna try playing the other side too"
    – Nobody ever except me

  26. Here's a hint, you will never beat the casino, I work as a dealer. Even card counters loose if they are not kicked out.

  27. Best way to beat the casino is not go. Lol

  28. what happens if the player gets black jack and the dealer gets black jack

  29. How do the rules in Crown Casino's Super Blackjack change the strategy? At Crown Casino's if the dealer makes 22 it's push. Cheating bastards.

  30. My grandma taught me blackjack poker rumy

  31. I am 16 why did i search this and why am i here.

  32. I didn’t get the Double down part, like the card the dealer gives you changes value or what??

  33. I worked surveillance at my local casino and while counting cards is not illegal, there are methods the casino uses to determine whether or not you are counting cards and can/will back you off of table games and send out notices to other casinos notifying them that you are what they consider an "advantageous player". While it's a great way to make money, it doesn't usually last long before they catch on

  34. Just finished video. Took $400 and used my perfect strategy. 10 minutes later I’m back in my room broke. What they don’t say is that dealer gets 21 every time.

  35. You said that if you played no bust blackjack and stayed on hands 12-16 the math does not work and you lose more often if you do not hit. I totally understand the the math on this. However, If every hand is independent of the other, and I have anything below 14 there are more chances of getting a non busting card than a card that will make you bust. so I am beginning to think even if the dealer has 12-14 and I have the same 12-14, I should hit because it seems like the dealer never busts when they have a 12, 13, 14 and I am stuck with my 12-14 because I did not hit. They are winning those hands because they have a lesser chance to receive a non busting card and leave me wondering why I would not hit that 12, 13 or 14. What is the reasoning on not hitting 12-14 when the dealer is showing a 2, 3, or 4?

  36. “If you can count cards like us” proceeds to have trouble doing basic math

  37. Hi, I'm pretty new to this and stil studying and practicing. If the Ace can be a 1 or 11 why did you double down on the card that had a Ace and 7? if chosen it coul be a 18 or?

  38. The promblem with this video is it outdated big time.

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