I have played millions of hands of chemin de fer. I started working my way into the gambling halls when I was still underage. I have bet on online vingt-et-un, I have counted cards, and worked with a team for a short while. Given all that I have still lost a lot of funds at twenty-one. The gambling dens have made it nearly impossible to defeat the house.

I still enjoy the game and wager on a regular basis. Over the years I have played a variation of chemin de fer called "The Take it Leave it Method". You will not get loaded with this method or beat the casino, still you will experience a lot of fun. This tactic is built on the fact that 21 appears to be a game of runs. When you’re hot your hot, and when you are not you are NOT!

I wager with basic strategy 21. When I do not win I bet the table minimum on the next hand. If I don’t win again I bet the table minimum on the next hand again etc. Whenever I win I take the payout paid to me and I bet the initial wager again. If I win this hand I then keep in play the winnings paid to me and now have double my original bet on the table. If I succeed again I take the payout paid to me, and if I succeed the next hand I leave it for a total of 4 times my original wager. I keep betting this way "Take it Leave it etc". Once I lose I lower the action back down to the original sum.

I am very disciplined and do not back out. It gets extremely exciting at times. If you win a few hands in a row your bets go up very quickly. Before you realize it you are gambling $100-200/ hand. I have had great runs a number of times now. I departed a $5 table at the Luxor a few years ago with $750 after 20 mins using this tactic! And a number of weeks ago in Las Vegas I left a game with $1200!

You have to comprehend that you can lose a great deal faster this way too!. But it really makes the game more exciting. And you will be surprised at the runs you witness gamble this way. Below is a chart of what you would wager if you kept winning at a 5 dollar game.

Bet five dollar
Take five dollar paid to you, leave the original $5 bet

Bet 5 dollar
Leave 5 dollar paid to you for a total bet of 10 dollar

Wager $10
Take $10 paid-out to you, leave the first ten dollar bet

Wager ten dollar
Leave $10 paid to you for a total bet of $20

Wager $20
Take $20 paid-out to you, leave the initial 20 dollar bet

Bet 20 dollar
Leave $20 paid-out to you for a total bet of forty dollar

Bet 40 dollar
Take 40 dollar paid-out to you, leave the initial $40 wager

Wager 40 dollar
Leave $40 paid-out to you for a total wager of $80

Bet 80 dollar
Take 80 dollar paid to you, leave the first eighty dollar wager

Wager 80 dollar
Leave 80 dollar paid to you for a total wager of 160 dollar

Wager $160
Take one hundred and sixty dollar paid to you, leave the initial $160 bet

If you left at this moment you would be up $315 !!

It is herculean to go on a streak this long, but it does happen. And when it does you must NOT alter and lower your bet or the final result will not be the same.