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Cover bet. {CS }. A bet made by a card counter to disguise from casino personnel the fact that he is counting. These include making: • • • [93 Frank Blackjack For Winners] [9/93 Snyder Blackjack Forum 98] correlation. See efficiency. count. See cover play. running count which is the cumulative value of all cards played at any given time. There are a variety of different counting systems that assign point values to cards as they are dealt in a game. For example, the Hi-Lo card counting system would assign the following values to cards in a deck.

The seat to the dealer's far left. The position that receives the first card of a new round and the first to play his hand. , first basing. {HCS} The technique of playing at first base and peeking at the holecard as the dealer checks it to see if he has a blackjack. The player can then vary how he plays his hand, depending on whether the dealer has a pat or a stiff hand. See front loading. See spooking. See alternate meaning below. , Macau). If the player succeeds in getting five cards without going over 21 he may show his hand receiving back his original wager plus winnings of one-half his original wager.

D3. " D8. " D9. , India ink or aniline pencil) used to mark the back of playing cards for the purposes of cheating. Also called rouge or smear. DBH Count. } (David Barrios) (cI986) ??? DBS. Common acronym for double after split but not used in this dictionary. See DAS. D10. " D11. 1I Dakota. Legal low limit games were available at several locations in North and South Dakota at time of writing. [82 Ristvedt The North Dakota Blackjack Book] D1Alembert. {PBS} Also called the pyramid, up-and-down or the seesaw system.

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