## Rules of Baccarat

Baccarat Standards

Baccarat is played with eight decks of cards. Cards that are valued under ten are counted at their printed number whereas 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 contenders; they simply portray the two hands to be given out).

2 hands of two cards are then played to the ‘banker’ as well as ‘player’. The value for each hand is the sum of the 2 cards, but the 1st digit is dumped. For example, a hand of seven and 5 will have a value of two (7plusfive=12; drop the ‘one’).

A 3rd card can be given depending on the following practices:

- If the player or banker has a total of 8 or nine, both players stand.

- If the gambler has five or lower, he/she hits. Players stand otherwise.

- If gambler stands, the banker hits of 5 or lesser. If the player hits, a chart is used to figure if the banker stands or hits.

Baccarat Odds

The larger of the two scores is the winner. Successful bets on the banker pay 19 to 20 (even odds minus a 5% commission. Commission is followed closely and cleared out when you leave the table so ensure you have cash remaining before you leave). Bets on the player that end up winning pay one to one. Winning bets for tie normally pay 8 to one and on occasion 9 to 1. (This is a crazy wager as ties happen less than one every ten hands. be cautious of putting money on a tie. Still, odds are certainly better – 9 to one vs. 8 to one)

Played correctly, baccarat presents generally decent odds, away from the tie wager obviously.

Baccarat Tactics

As with every games, Baccarat has some established misconceptions. 1 of which is close to a roulette myth. The past is not an actual indicator of future actions. Staying abreast of historic outcomes on a chart is simply a total waste of paper as well as a slap in the face for the tree that gave its life for our stationary needs.

The most established and possibly most successful tactic is the 1-three-two-6 method. This process is used to boost successes and reducing risk.

commence by betting 1 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 six on the table, remove 4 so you have two on the 3rd wager. If you win the 3rd gamble, add 2 to the four on the table for a total of six on the fourth gamble.

If you lose on the first bet, you take a loss of one. A win on the first bet followed up by loss on the second will create a loss of two. Wins on the 1st two with a loss on the 3rd gives you a profit of two. And wins on the first 3 with a loss on the fourth mean you breakeven. Arriving at a win on all four bets leaves you with twelve, a profit of 10. Therefore that you can get beaten the 2nd bet 5 times for every successful streak of four bets and still break even.