# How to count cards in blackjack online games?

The technique of counting cards when playing blackjack is the most common and reliable strategy that will help the gambler to win with a minimum investment. We recommend you to make sure that you know all nuances in blackjack rules before starting to apply the strategy in practice. Thorough knowledge of the counting strategy allows you to leave the casino without advantages. Below you will find the brief info about the value of blackjack cards and only then we will tell you how to count cards in blackjack.

## The value of the cards in blackjack

The first thing we advise you is to learn the value of the cards. In blackjack, the value of cards does not change during the game. As you already know the goal of the game is to beat the dealer without exceeding 21 points.

Card value:

• Cards with numbers – value is equal to the number on the card.
• Cards with pictures. Value is always equal to 10.
• Ace may be equal to 1 or 11 depending on the situation.
• The suite of the cards is not important in this game.

After you learn how to count cards in blackjack, you may consider the strategy of the game.

## Blackjack cards counting strategy

The learned theoretical part should be worked out very well. In a real game, you only have a few seconds to make a decision. Only this will allow you to leave the casino with a win

The scoring methodology involves evaluating all the cards in the playing deck. All cards over 10 are considered as “-1”, cards below ten are considered as “+1”, constant counting allows you to get the final score of the game and make the correct bet.

If at the moment of the game the ratio of high cards to low cards is less than zero, the player can raise his bet.

Blackjack card values:

1. Cards 2-6 are valued +1.
2. Cards 7-9 are valued 0.
3. Cards over 10 are valued -1.
4. Aces are valued -1.

The higher the sum of your blackjack card counting, the higher the rate should be. Stick to the rules: increase your bet by 1 unit with each new positive number. To know exactly how to count cards in blackjack in a casino, try card counting at home using a regular game deck. If the calculations were carried out correctly, you will end up with zero.

Well now you know how to count cards in blackjack and we wish you good luck in the game!