The Omega 2 Count was introduced by Bryce Carlson in his book Blackjack for Blood. It’s a balanced card counting system with multi-level values.
The Omega 2 Count is an intermediate-level card counting system for blackjack. Learn this system only after mastering a simple card counting system. When compared to popular counting systems such as Hi-Lo Count and Knockout Count, the Omega 2 system offers a bit more challenge but also greater profitability.
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|2, 3, 7||+1|
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In order to master the system, one must know how to convert from running count into true count. This adds a little bit to the difficulty level of Omega 2 system – but not to worry, it’s just simple mathematics. (Just divide the running count with the amount of decks in use.)
Hi Opt 2 Count is another system of similar difficulty.