In the world of casino games, few tables games evoke as much glamour and excitement as baccarat. The game was a favourite leisurely pursuit of the Napoleonic French elites. Before going on to find greater fame in the palatial casinos of Old Havana in the early 20th century.
1. Players Place their Bets
Choose whether to bet on Player, Banker or a Tie. You can also choose to make side bets based on which cards will appear UFABET
2. Two Hands are Dealt Face-Up
The dealer lays out two cards for the Player hand and two for the Banker hand. All of the cards are face-up and visible to all. Regardless of how many players are at the table, only two hands are dealt and players cannot take any action during gameplay.
3. If Either Hand Has a Score of 8 or 9 the Game is Over
A score totalling 8 or 9 from the two cards dealt is called a ‘Natural’. If Player or Banker hands are worth 8 or 9 then the baccarat is over as a win for one or the other, or a tie if both have the same score.
4. Maximum of One Extra Card is Dealt to Each Hand if Required
If a ‘Natural’ was not dealt then the hand continues. The dealer will first give a third card to the Player hand (if the player has 5 or fewer points) and then may deal a third card to the Banker hand depending on the values of both hands.
5. Hand Value Closest to 9 is the Winner.
The winning hand is the one with a score closest to 9. If a player picked the correct outcome then winnings are paid out at 1:1 for a Player win, 1:1 less 5% for a Banker win and 16:1 for a Tie. Side bet odds vary from 1:1 to 200:1 depending on the bet.