Optimal Blackjack and Simple Card Counting
Lecture no. 3 from the course: The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku
Taught by Professor Arthur T. Benjamin | 44 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses
Depending on how you play it, blackjack can be the best or the worst game in a casino. Here, Professor Benjamin shows you how to get the best of blackjack before it gets the best of you. By taking you through scenarios of increasing difficulty to strengthen your skills, and by demonstrating the secrets of simple card counting, he reveals optimal strategies for knowing when to stand, when to hit, when to double, and when to split.