Baccarat chemin de fer is gambled on with 8 decks in a dealer’s shoe. Cards valued less than 10 are worth their printed value while at the same time 10, J, Q, K are zero, and A is one. Wagers are placed on the ‘bank’, the ‘player’, or for a tie (these are not really people; they simply represent the two hands to be dealt).
Two hands of 2 cards are then given to the ‘bank’ and ‘player’. The value for each hand is the sum total of the cards, but the first digit is dropped. For example, a hand of 5 and 6 has a score of 1 (five plus 6 equals eleven; ignore the first ‘1′).
A additional card can be given using the rules below:
- If the player or banker has a total of eight or nine, both players stay.
- If the player has 5 or lower, she hits. Players stands otherwise.
- If the player stays, the house takes a card on a total lower than five. If the player takes a card, a table is used to decide if the banker holds or takes a card.
Baccarat Banque Odds
The higher of the 2 hands wins. Winning wagers on the banker payout 19:20 (equal cash less a 5% rake. Commission are tracked and paid off once you leave the game so make sure you have funds left just before you quit). Winning wagers on the player pay one to one. Winning wagers for tie frequently pays out at 8:1 but sometimes nine to one. (This is a poor bet as a tie occurs lower than 1 in every 10 rounds. Be cautious of wagering on a tie. Although odds are astonishingly greater for nine to one vs. eight to one)
Played correctly baccarat provides pretty good odds, aside from the tie bet of course.
Punto Banco Method
As with all games baccarat banque has a handful of general false impressions. One of which is close to a myth in roulette. The past isn’t a prophecy of events about to happen. Keeping score of past results at a table is a waste of paper and an insult to the tree that gave its life for our stationary needs.
The most familiar and likely the most successful method is the 1-3-2-6 plan. This tactic is deployed to maximize winnings and limit losses.
Start by betting 1 unit. If you succeed, add another to the two on the game table for a sum of three chips on the second bet. If you win you will have 6 on the game table, pull off 4 so you have 2 on the 3rd bet. If you win the third bet, deposit two on the 4 on the table for a sum total of six on the fourth round.
If you do not win on the first bet, you take a hit of one. A profit on the first bet followed by a hit on the 2nd creates a loss of 2. Success on the first two with a defeat on the 3rd gives you with a profit of 2. And success on the 1st 3 with a loss on the fourth means you balance the books. Succeeding at all four rounds leaves you with 12, a take of 10. This means you are able to give up the 2nd round 5 instances for every successful run of four wagers and still experience no loss.