Wikipedia Entry On Card Counting

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Throughout history, human beings have more benefited from the Wikipedia than any other encyclopedias because of the conveniently accessing and easily searching of Wikipedia. Since Wikipedia is free for anyone to look for some quick and basic information, it is widely used by students and academics for introductory concepts. When people try to familiarize or need background information about a topic, they can search on Wikipedia to gain some particularly useful materials even though it is not a reliable source for academic research. Indeed, I gained a basic sense of card counting when I read the Wikipedia entry “Card counting”. However, as I am going to start more in-depth research about how to count card and how to calculate the True counts, it is not rational to adopt Wikipedia because of the imprecise content, the risk of vandalism, and the reliability of Wikipedia.
To begin with, the Wikipedia entry on “Card counting” provides a clear and comprehensive overview of card valuation concepts and methods for those people who do not know a lot. First, it explains the basic to use card counting system: “The most common variations of card counting in blackjack are based on statistical evidence that high cards (especially aces and 10s) benefit the player more than the dealer, while the low cards, (especially 4s, 5s, and 6s) help the dealer while hurting the player” (“Card counting” sec. 1). Then it lists some ranking systems for card counting, such as Hi-Lo, KO, and Zen Count,

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