Yes, you can make money playing blackjack, but it takes skill, practice and a bit of luck. Card counting is a popular method used by some blackjack players to gain an edge over the casino.
While it is not illegal, casinos may ask you to leave if they believe you are counting cards. There are also a number of other strategies that can be used to increase your chances of winning at blackjack.
The key to making money from playing blackjack is to always play with an advantage over the house. This can be done by using basic strategy, card counting or a combination of both. Basic strategy is a set of guidelines that tell you the best way to play each hand in order to minimize the house edge.
Card counting is a technique used to track which cards have been dealt and which remain in the deck. By knowing which cards are left, you can adjust your betting and playing decisions accordingly to give yourself an edge.
While there is no guaranteed way to win at blackjack, if you use basic strategy and/or card counting, you can give yourself a much better chance of coming out ahead in the long run.