|Main Entry:||card counting|
|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||a card game strategy (e.g. blackjack) in which a player keeps a mental tally of the cards played in order to calculate the probability of certain cards being dealt, therefore obtaining an advantage|
|Example:||Card counting is sometimes used to obtain a count of the distribution or remaining high cards in trick-taking games, such as contract bridge or spades.|
|Usage:||also card counter, (n.)|
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