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An Intro to Counting Cards

To win at Blackjack, you need to play your cards optimally. And to do that, you need to count cards. Now, you can be a good player without counting cards. A lot of casual and weekend warrior types get by just fine without it. But in my opinion, if

An Intro to Basic Blackjack Strategy

I’ve mentioned before that Blackjack is easy to learn, but difficult to master. Now let me explain why. Blackjack is pretty easy to learn – all you’re trying to do is build a hand that totals 21. Pretty simple right? While the basic rules are simple, mastering the game

How to Play Blackjack

Blackjack is definitely a household name. But sadly, the game seems to be lagging behind Poker when it comes to popularity. That’s a shame, because Blackjack is still one helluva kickass game. It’s not as telegenic as Poker (if TV and online coverage is any indication), but Blackjack still