To be an effective professional card counter, you need to do more than just learn the charts and keep the count.You need to learn how to think like an advantage player.
These blog articles will further your Advantage Play IQ.
The deeper the cut into the shoe has a profound effect on the game. No card counter should overlook this.
2 card counters can generate vastly different amounts of EV. And it has to do with more than just avoiding mistakes and betting units. Learn to look for every way to generate more EV.
The game has been changing for 50 years. Learn to look for different angles, analyze, and exploit them!
Having success at this job involves, what Ian Andersen calls, “treating the casino like the customer.” Having good “customer service” will get you a long way!
You’d be amazed at what can happen in a casino with a little bit of gumption! Loudon Ofton explains from experience what might happen if you aren’t the typical timid card counter.
In the cat and mouse game of advantage play, you must always be aware of what is going on at the time. If conditions are loose, be prepared to strike!
Advanced Reading: Understanding The Math Behind Advantage Play
There are several mathematical terms that are essential to understand if you want to be a professional card counter. Guest author, SouthAP, contributed this article to help new advantage players get a handle on the terms, as well as how they apply in the real world of a card counter.