Zak Young
12 min readFeb 26, 2021

How to Count Cards at Blackjack

People say the house always wins, but that isn’t really true. There is one fairly easy winning gambling system, and that is to count cards at blackjack. In the following article, I am going to tell you everything you need to know to beat the casino at blackjack. First, you must memorize basic strategy. Then you want to learn how to keep a running tally of the count while you play. After that, we will deal with true count conversion, index plays, and how to bet based on the count.

The first step is to memorize basic strategy. What is basic strategy? Basic strategy is how to play any initial two…