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November 27th, 2021 at 4:02:49 PM permalink
Reno.
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November 29th, 2021 at 4:58:32 AM permalink
Getting back to the statement thread.

Playing one on one against the dealer is advantageous IF you KNOW exactly what has been played and what remains to be played. Or if you know the percentages of high cards remaining vs low cards.

If not, you are playing thresholds. So, if that is the case, it doesn't matter how many are at the table.
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November 29th, 2021 at 10:45:43 AM permalink
Quote: moses

Getting back to the statement thread.

Playing one on one against the dealer is advantageous IF you KNOW exactly what has been played and what remains to be played. Or if you know the percentages of high cards remaining vs low cards.

If not, you are playing thresholds. So, if that is the case, it doesn't matter how many are at the table.
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If you are playing double deck in first position and make a count based deviation, the count can drastically change as the players recieve cards.

If you are playing last position face down double deck, you are making count based decisions without knowing the actual running count.
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November 29th, 2021 at 11:05:37 AM permalink
I'm still waiting to see if Mr. Wizard ever said one on one was a player advantage and what the context is.
Just playing one on one with a dealer does not put the player at an advantage.
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.
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November 29th, 2021 at 11:10:01 AM permalink
I'm still waiting to see if Mr. Wizard ever said one on one was a player advantage and what the context is.
Just playing one on one with a dealer does not put the player at an advantage.
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.
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November 29th, 2021 at 11:18:04 AM permalink
One on one. The last card of your current hand is often the first card of your next hand. Not something you can Sim.

For instance, if the deck is exhausted of 2 thru 5, there is no point in hitting 16. If the deck is out of Aces, no one is getting a blackjack. There are many more. But these are the obvious.

The player is in control. Be smart enough to find your advantage situations. If not, then you just another threshold player chasing variance.
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November 29th, 2021 at 11:36:03 AM permalink
Quote: billryan

I'm still waiting to see if Mr. Wizard ever said one on one was a player advantage and what the context is.
Just playing one on one with a dealer does not put the player at an advantage.
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In general, i dont think that the amount of players matter. Yet, likely an infinitesimal difference.
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November 29th, 2021 at 12:15:40 PM permalink
Someone who tracks every card might occasionally be able to do what Moses says, but the lost scavenger opportunities would negate any perceived advantage.
In any event, he is talking about needing a skill few players possess.
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November 29th, 2021 at 1:00:10 PM permalink
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Someone who tracks every card might occasionally be able to do what Moses says, but the lost scavenger opportunities would negate any perceived advantage.
In any event, he is talking about needing a skill few players possess.
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Good point. Only about 5 players that I'm aware of understand the concept. There are more scavenger opportunities in the double deck game rules. Single deck is a matter of letting the game come to you. Thus a percentage count provides a higher frequency of large bets without giving up strong deck compositions.

In other words, don't turn a positive deck into a negative one by getting 10s and Aces that get you to 25 and 26.
Use them as the first card of your next two hands with more money bet.

If your bet minimum is $50 and a column count turns 10 losing hands by standing on 16 into winning hands a month. That's an extra $1k in my pocket. Very doable for a frequent player.
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November 29th, 2021 at 2:01:14 PM permalink
If you are still counting, you must be under the threshold for back offs. Also, other cities seem to have different priorities on counters. I think my face is burned. Not sure why. But, i believe that im in the A book for the last 8 years. ive only played twice in the past 3 years. A year ago, I was trespassed when i visited Vegas to cash old chips and ended up playing 2 days in the same casino with a 1 : 8 spread. I underestimated the concern over counters in general. Im sure some dont care about counters. But some seem to care. Im somewhat sure that they saw me and did nothing numerous times. Im busy with another non casino endeavor. I think i did everything a counter would desire at 1k hrs in multiple states. So i am considering moving on. Theres other things i want to do. Maybe ill switch to another game. I havnt mountain biked in 8 years. Im surrounded by farmland.

By the way. I think that reno was the place i was met with above avg resistance before i played my first hand. If you are accepted there, that is something.

Id like to think of myself as the dark oz of the west coast.
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