Playing Blackjack Smartly
Also called as Twenty-one, Blackjack is arguably the most popular and most played card game in casinos all over the world. It is easy to play, as the game mechanics are actually very simple. The main objective in Blackjack is to beat or outdo the dealer’s hand. This can be achieved in several ways:
Sounds simple, right? This is perhaps one of the main reasons why Blackjack has become very popular; due to its simple mechanics, but exciting gameplay. Nevertheless, despite the game being simple at first glance, card experts and probability wizards have developed some techniques to improve the players’ chances of winning. Meet the MIT Blackjack team – if you haven’t heard of them yet, you’re probably very new to the game, or living under a rock. It was started by Bill Kaplan in the ‘80s, in Las Vegas, where he recruited MIT and Harvard students and former students to form a professional blackjack team.
Here are some tips based on the strategies that Kaplan’s team employed during their heydays.
All in all, Blackjack is not just a “simple” game per se; it is a smart game, so play it smartly if you want to win. Besides, how can a game be fun if you’re always on the losing end?