Punto Banco Standards

Punto banco is enjoyed with eight decks in a dealing shoe. Cards below ten are counted at their printed value while at the same time 10, J, Q, K are zero, and A is 1. Bets are placed on the ‘bank’, the ‘player’, or for a tie (these are not actual people; they simply represent the two hands that are dealt).

Two cards are given to both the ‘bank’ and ‘gambler’. The score for each hand is the sum of the 2 cards, although the 1st number is discarded. e.g., a hand of five and six has a value of 1 (five plus six equals eleven; drop the 1st ‘one’).

A additional card will be given using the rules below:

- If the player or banker gets a score of eight or 9, both players stand.

- If the player has less than 5, she takes a card. Players holds otherwise.

- If the player stays, the bank takes a card on a value less than five. If the player hits, a guide is used to decide if the banker holds or takes a card.

Punto Banco Odds

The higher of the two scores wins. Winning bets on the bank payout 19 to 20 (equal cash minus a five percent rake. The Rake is tracked and cleared out when you quit the game so make sure you have money around just before you leave). Winning bets on the player pays 1:1. Winning bets for a tie frequently pays out at 8 to 1 but occasionally nine to one. (This is a bad bet as ties occur less than 1 in every ten rounds. Be wary of betting on a tie. However odds are substantially better for nine to one versus eight to one)

Gambled on correctly punto banco provides generally good odds, aside from the tie bet of course.

Baccarat Banque Course of Action

As with all games punto banco has some familiar myths. One of which is close to a absurdity in roulette. The past is not a prophecy of future outcomes. Recording previous outcomes at a table is a poor use of paper and a snub to the tree that was cut down for our stationary needs.

The most established and likely the most accomplished plan is the one, three, two, six method. This tactic is employed to pump up earnings and limit risk.

Start by betting one unit. If you win, add 1 more to the two on the table for a sum total of three chips on the second bet. If you win you will have six on the game table, take away four so you are left with 2 on the third bet. Should you succeed on the 3rd bet, deposit two to the four on the game table for a total of 6 on the fourth round.

If you lose on the initial bet, you take a loss of one. A win on the 1st round followed by a loss on the second brings about a hit of 2. Wins on the 1st two with a hit on the 3rd provides you with a gain of 2. And success on the initial 3 with a defeat on the fourth means you are even. Succeeding at all 4 rounds leaves you with 12, a gain of 10. This means you can give up the 2nd bet five times for each successful run of 4 rounds and still are even.