to be somewhat consistent with what casino people
expect you to bet. For example, if you have been betting
$100 per hand for several hands and losing hand after
hand, you probably should stick with $100 on the next
hand even if the count justifies a higher bet. But
if you can give the impression you are "steaming,"
then you might jump to $300. If you do increase your
bet after a series of losses, give the impression
that you are emotional and the bet is impulsive.
have losing streaks and winning streaks. Do not get
overconfident after a big win, and do not get discouraged
after a big loss. You will continue to have big wins
and big losses, and you cannot predict which will
be next. If you play long enough, you will be rich.
The long-run odds are with you, even though you will
occasionally lose in the short run. This website can
turn you into a big winner if you play long enough.
will be times when everything turns out wrong. You
may get so discouraged that you feel like doing the
opposite of what the system recommends. The times
will also come when the dealer or other players will
try to dissuade you from doing something that they
think is foolish. Chin up. Have confidence. The system
works. Let others think that you are playing foolishly
and throwing your money away. You know better.
draw has two varieties, ace-to-five and deuce-to-seven.
The game is usually played limit and generally with
a two-tier structure. Very few clubs offer single-limit
games, in which all betting increments, both before
and after the draw, are multiples of the same limit.
On rare occasions you'll encounter spread limit and
is generally played with three blinds, as opposed
to the two found in most community card games. The
extra blind is put up by the button. Three blind structures
exist: 1-1-2, 1-2-3, and 2-3-5. For example, a $10-$20
game has blinds of $5-$S-$10, while a $15-$30 game
has blinds of $5-$10-$15.
games have an added feature, the kill or overblind.
In kill games, if a player wins two pots in a row,
he must leave an amount equal to the upper limit,
and the stakes double for the next hand.