We’ve all heard the stories of professional card counters is rolled and / or banned from casinos . Playing blackjack success certainly has its ups and downs. But if you want to win, and win the continuation in the long term, without having to travel to a new casino every other week, the development of a strong relationship with the staff is a must.
You may not realize it, but the psychology is not just a solid strategy for poker players. The psychological aspect of blackjack is just as valuable. Having a positive attitude is friendly and interact affably with the dealers a casino pit bosses and higher level employees is a proven way to avoid being labeled as a professional .
Think about how the majority of card counters employ their skills. To keep an accurate count, they often keep quiet, reserved and avoid lengthy conversations with dealers or the players around them. Distractions can certainly counter-productive to your win rate, but it is also a clear indication you to hoist counting cards and a red flag at the security faster than you can get your first drink free.
Once a player is labeled as a professional, they are monitored continuously. If the casino deems worthy eject the player, one of the first things they will do is inform other casinos of the existence of the player. Pictures are taken and distributed to the operators to immediately detect everywhere they go guarantee.
Suffice it to say, once you’re labeled a card counter, your career is essentially over.
Wearing a disguise can counteract this, but if you do not change your ways, you will be caught only again, and again, and again, until there is no casino guide you without immediately returned to the doors open.
2012 Blackjack Hall of Famer Ian Andersen wrote about the psychology of blackjack in both of his books, turned the tables on the Las Vegas (1976) and burning the tables in Las Vegas (1999). While card counting techniques and basic strategy charts in the original publication date to be considered these days, both books are still regarded as a must-read for any professional blackjack player who wants to extend the life of their career to expand.
Andersen, a secret gambler who has managed his anonymity maintained to this day (Ian Andersen is merely pseudonym) is playing high-stakes blackjack for more than four decades in live casinos the world, to avoid controlling the art of detection by the development of a lasting friendships.
The players need to maintain a positive attitude, laugh often, making eye contact and nod while listening to an attentive nature relays, and the use of affable body. The crossing of the arms or legs gives them a retired vibe, so do not do it. Lean in the table, not from the neighborhood. Upon interaction with the staff, especially away from the tables, touching is actually a good thing as long as it’s done in a bright and concise manner, as the temporary placement of a hand on the shoulder.
If you visit the same casino regularly, seek out people you have friends and be sure to say hello, increasing your visibility and familiarity with them. Once it has established a positive relationship, you can serve your facade as a perfect shield against the fact that you count cards.