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How to Train at Card Counting

So hopefully you’ve taken the first step in your card counting training by starting to watch the Video Course.

You’re familiar with the concepts and you’re getting into the mindset of a counter.

But what exactly is the best way to TRAIN to be an expert card counter?

Thankfully, this is our expertise. We’ve trained scores of people to go from an absolute novice to an EV generating machine. No one becomes excellent at something without a solid training system. These blogposts are all designed to give you practical steps in your card counting training.

Read these blogposts and start putting the card counting training tips into practice.


Training for Battle

Card counting may be one of the only things in your life that you have to do perfectly. Get the proper mentality before you take on the casinos.

How to Practice Blackjack: Part I – Basic Strategy

Use these drills and tips to embed basic strategy deep into your cortex. You don’t want to do anything else until you can play basic strategy effortlessly.

How to Practice Blackjack: Part II – Card Counting

Getting fast, effective, and efficient at keeping the count is paramount to your success. These drills and training techniques will help you in that pursuit.

How to Practice Blackjack: Part III – True Count Conversion

One of the trickiest tasks for a card counter is to quickly and correctly convert from the running count to the true count. Here are some training drills that should help you master that skill in only a few minutes a day.

How to Know you’re Ready (to Go to a Casino)

You’ve been working hard at home, honing your skills. Read Ben’s advice to know if you’re ready to put some money on the table.

7 Responses to “How to Train at Card Counting”

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  2. Rommel says:

    are tax implications covered on your lessons?

  3. Colin says:


    We are not tax advisors. However, if we were to give advice, it would be to pay taxes on whatever you are lawfully responsible to pay taxes for.

  4. Shane says:

    I understand what counting is but don’t understand how you make money as you still don’t know what cards your getting, do your videos tell you when to bet big or low as your keeping the count

  5. Colin says:

    Yeah, there are videos that explain it. Betting is perhaps the most important part. Make sure you understand it before jumping in at a casino!

  6. chris says:

    the casino here has double exposure blackjack. where the player is see the dealers cards and also other players cards. you lose on a push even money for a blackjack..is this game worth playinG?

  7. Colin says:

    There’s an entirely different strategy for double exposure blackjack. I have yet to come across a casino that offers it in a way that’s beatable. It’s possible, but doubtful. Stanford Wong’s book, Professional Blackjack, has a chapter on double exposure blackjack.