# Does a 5 card trick beat anything?

Derick Dahlberg asked, updated on February 2nd, 2021; Topic: card trick
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Next best after a Pontoon is a Five Card Trick, which is a hand of five cards totaling 21 or less. A hand of three or four cards worth 21 points beats everything else except a Pontoon or Five Card Trick. ... Hands with more than 21 points are bust and are worthless.

Hereof, can you have more than 5 cards in blackjack?

Two entirely different blackjack variants are known as Pontoon and this can be confusing for players. The trick is a five-card hand which doesn't bust, and this hand pays out at 21, making it an exciting proposition any time you have 4 cards and haven't busted. ...

At the very least, can you still count cards with 6 decks? To calculate our True Count, we simply divide our Running Count by the number of decks left to be dealt. In a standard 6 deck blackjack game each true count will move the house edge half a percent toward the player's advantage. So a true 1 would basically erase the house edge and blackjack would be an even game.

Just, how many decks of cards are used in blackjack?

52

How do you count cards in blackjack with multiple decks?

Counting Multiple Decks If you come up against a dealer using multiple decks in blackjack, you can still use the Hi-Lo strategy. All you need to do is divide the running count by the number of decks remaining. This will give you what is called a 'true count'.