Baccarat can be found at all "major" Casinos all over Vegas. You will not find it in the smaller casinos. The game is most popular in Asia and most of the players in Las Vegas are Asian visitors. The game is a major part of the overall winnings and losings of the larger Casinos. A single player or small group of players can wager as much as the rest of the casino games combined. If You do not want to play this game, You might at least want to stop and watch it, the amount of money being bet is incredible.
How to Play
The game is played using six decks, which are reshuffled after each hand.
You can bet on the Player, the Banker, a Tie or a combination of all three.
The Player plays first.
If the total of the Player's hand is between zero and 5, draw another card.
If the total of the Banker's hand is 7, 8 or 9, a new card is not drawn. If the total is zero, 1 or 2, the Banker draws another card. If the hand total is between 3 and 6, the Banker draws a card as follows:
Win Or Lose:
You must pick the hand with the highest total.
You picked a Tie to win and there is a tie.
You bet on the Player and the hand wins, you win what you bet. A $5 bet pays back your $5, plus an additional $5.
If you bet on the Banker and the hand wins, you win your bet minus a 5% commission.* For example, a $5 bet pays back $5, plus an additional $4.75.
You bet on a Tie and if the Tie wins, you get nine times your bet. A $5 bet pays back $5, plus an additional $45.
The suit of a card has no bearing or value.
Cards numbered from 2 to 9 have face value.
10’s, jacks, queens, and kings are worth zero.
Aces have a value of 1.
Add the values of each card in the hand, dropping the tens place value to find the score.
For example, 7 + 7 = 14 results in a value of 4 when you drop the tens place value (the number 1 in 14).
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