Baccarat Procedures

Baccarat is played with 8 decks of cards in a shoe. Cards valued less than 10 are said to be at their printed value and on the other hand ten, J, Q, K are 0, and A are each applied a value of 1. Bets are placed on the ‘banker,’ the ‘player’ or for a tie (these aren’t actual players; they merely represent the two hands to be given out).

Two hands of 2 cards are then played to the ‘banker’ … ‘player’. The value for any hand is the total of the 2 cards, but the very first digit is dumped. For e.g., a hand of 7 … five will have a value of 2 (sevenplusfive=twelve; drop the ‘one’).

A third card may be played depending on the foll. practices:

- If the bettor or banker has a tally of 8 or 9, each bettors stand.

- If the bettor has five or lower, he/she hits. bettors stand otherwise.

- If gambler stands, the banker hits of five or lower. If the player hits, a chart shall be used to determine if the banker stands or hits.

Baccarat Odds

The bigger of the two scores will be the winner. Winning wagers on the banker payout 19 to twenty (even odds less a 5% commission. Commission is followed closely and paid out when you leave the table so ensure you have cash still before you leave). Bets on the player that end up winning pay 1 to one. Winner bets for tie usually pays eight to one but occasionally 9 to 1. (This is an awful wager as ties happen lower than 1 every ten hands. Definitely don’t try placing bets on a tie. Still, odds are emphatically better – nine to one vs. eight to one)

When done effectively, baccarat presents fairly good odds, away from the tie bet obviously.

Baccarat Tactics

As with many games, Baccarat has some well-known misconceptions. One of which is quite similar to a roulette myth. The past is in no way a predictor of future outcomes. Tracking of old conclusions on a chart is a complete waste of paper … a slap in the face for the tree that gave its life for our stationary needs.

The most common and almost certainly most successful technique is the 1-three-2-six method. This technique is employed to boost profits and reducing risk.

commence by wagering one unit. If you win, add 1 more to the 2 on the table for a total of three on the 2nd bet. If you win you will have 6 on the table, subtract 4 so you have two on the 3rd wager. If you win the third bet, add two to the 4 on the table for a sum total of 6 on the fourth bet.

If you lose on the initial wager, you suck up a loss of 1. A win on the 1st bet followed up by loss on the second creates a loss of 2. Wins on the first 2 with a loss on the 3rd gives you a profit of 2. And wins on the first three with a loss on the fourth mean you break even. Accomplishing a win on all four bets leaves you with 12, a profit of ten. Therefore that you can lose the second bet 5 times for every successful streak of 4 bets and still break even.