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Blackjack JSTAT Blackjack Card Counting

Discussion in 'Blackjack Forum' started by JSTAT, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. JSTAT

    JSTAT New Member

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    Being a postal worker with a lot of stress, I channeled my anger into winning at blackjack. I felt like going postal at times during my career as a postal worker. I was a recovering hi-lo card count loser before discovering my JSTAT Count over twenty years ago. I was barred for card counting in the 90's using a count never used before. Little did the casinos know that the barring would result in the spreading of my JSTAT Count on the Internet and YouTube. The ten cards are counted as minus two and the non tens are plus one. The aces are not counted here. The aces are side counted. We are looking for more aces than normal and plus counts. An ace should appear every thirteen cards. The count is free and all questions will be answered to assist others take down the casinos. Good luck and enjoy my videos.



    I also show you how to side count eights and nines while using the JSTAT Count. I use my left shoe as a foot count to side count the 8/9's while using my main count. The 8/9 side count can be used to supplement other counts such as the Hi-Lo or Simple Plus Minus Count. With more eights and nines left and a decent plus count, the dealer will bust more often and our double downs on 10/11 will improve. It becomes very simple counting cards with two methods at once after a little practice.

     
  2. JSTAT

    JSTAT New Member

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    Here is my video which points out a major mistake made by the developer of the High-Low Count (Julian Braun) in Edward O. Thorp's 1966 book "Beat The Dealer" (2nd edition). Braun simulated High-Low without taking out the 7's, 8's, & 9's when going through the deck. This of course will provide more dealer busts and improve double downs on 10/11. This inspired me to include the 8/9 side count when playing blackjack. It can enhance the Zen Count, Hi-Lo Count, and of course, the JSTAT Count.

    This revelation has resulted in trolling by blackjack experts. They will not debate me or sim the 8/9 side count! They say everything has been said regarding blackjack card counting. It would be embarrassing to admit that High-Low is flawed in "Beat The Dealer". I sure would like to see the difference between Braun's findings and other computer simulations of High-Low. So far, not one blackjack authority has given us the disparity in expectation.

     
  3. JSTAT

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    The new fad/ripoff at blackjack is to pay 6:5 when one receives a blackjack instead of the normal 3:2 payouts. Most ploppies (amateur blackjack players) don't care such as my wife in the video. One will rarely obtain an advantage card counting with 6:5 blackjack payouts. It adds an additional 1.39% disadvantage to the house advantage, so avoid the 6:5 blackjack payout structure!

     
  4. freddy

    freddy Well-Known Member

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    It started on the single deck Strip games and has proliferated to the already poor 8 deck games at some casinos. Terrible game - sneaky, greedy casinos.
     
  5. Tater

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    Why in the world would you want more 8s in the deck? Especially with a large bet out? Okay, an 8 combined with an 11 gets you to 19 on a double down. But only 18 with a 10. Then we have the Ace sitting under the 8. O great, splitting the 8 vs 10? I'm not seeing the value of the 8. Please explain.
     
  6. Tater

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    The mistake was made with the card tag value given to the 2. Thorpedo was not going to go into a full blown column count in his book. No one would understand it.

    Julian Braun saw this as you stated in your video. Hence, it was not prudent to count the entire group of middle cards in the deck as a 0 tag value. The difference between the EOR of the 2 the 7 is only .10. 2 is .38 and 7 is .28. So, from that, HiLO just makes the 2 as the same value of the 5, which is ludicrous, and drops the 7 to 0.

    The result is two popular counts of Wong Halves and side count the 7 with Hi Opt II. Don S was smart enough to split the difference with RPC/Felt and has enjoyed success with this card tag combo for decades. As he states, his primary focus has always been in the shoe games.

    Simply drop the 2 in Wong Halves and give 7 the same tag value as the 3,4,6. No need to side count the 2. Problem solved for pitch games.
     
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