Card counting is one of the great skills that can be mastered when playing blackjack and it can greatly increase the chances of winning.

While some players think that counting cards is almost impossible, there are some easy ways to begin. We'll cover these with the following tips.

One thing to remember is that card counting is frowned upon by gambling establishments, so players may also want to take some time to learn how to hide these skills after they are learned.

Note that card-counting tips are merely the beginning. Practice makes perfect, and you won't get far without putting in the hours. That said, going in prepared can make your life a lot easier.