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    Noob question about blackjack

    I assume this is the case, but I've been practicing basic strat playing blackjack vs the free casino games.

    They have these set so that you win even if you aren't playing properly right?


    Any suggestions of a more "honest" or realistic place to practice before playing for real money? Serious replies please (after you mock me first of course)

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    Get a deck of cards (or 8) and go for it. That's how I started except I got a friend to be the dealer and we both tried out a few things before hitting the casino in Niagara Falls last year.

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    yea if you play online for free you will win b/c they will want you to think you will win a lot


    then when you play for real money you will lose a lot, guaranteed

    do NOT play online, just save your money to play in real life or don't play at all

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    You can try with small stakes, find casino that has really low limit, try it and see for yourself count it as investment, and share results here :P

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    I agree with your own deck. You can play your own cards and a dealers cards and it doesn't get anymore realistic than that.

    Best advice I can offer is don't play online casinos unless you have a certain amount to lose and you stop there. I disable all online sportsbook casinos, it steals from you.

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    online for real money is best way to win
    give the sbr casino a try first.. "where dreams come true"

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    basic strategy wil not get you to win, it only give a small house edge

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    I understand basic strategy doesn't beat the house, but I've read some people on here saying they profit due to the bonuses offered by the online casinos.

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    When count his high and shoes good play 1 hand. If shoe blows and count is real bad play 2 to burn more cards to get the count better

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    Quote Originally Posted by soul786 View Post
    Get a deck of cards (or 8) and go for it. That's how I started except I got a friend to be the dealer and we both tried out a few things before hitting the casino in Niagara Falls last year.
    Did you have success doing this? Were there any issues with being asked to leave for winning?

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    Quote Originally Posted by superjeff24 View Post
    Did you have success doing this? Were there any issues with being asked to leave for winning?
    No issues; believe me when I say that was my first time playing blackjack. I mean, I was so noob I didn't know you had to make hand gestures at the table so the camera above could track what I was doing instead of just saying 'hit' or 'stay/stand'.

    Thing is I probably didn't have any issues because I was playing $15 dollar hands with $100 at the table. Made some money and left, paid off my weekend trip and some extra. I didn't clean house making 10k or anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by superjeff24 View Post
    Did you have success doing this? Were there any issues with being asked to leave for winning?
    yes bonus whoring can be profitable, but be carefull online casinos have adjust their rules to protect against bonus whoring

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