You don’t have to be rich to play baccarat and you certainly don’t need to wear a tuxedo or prom dress while playing. Baccarat has moved out of high-stakes tables and into appropriate casinos.
You can play for very reasonable amounts on online casinos and if you go to traditional casinos there are usually a few small baccarat tables to choose from. You will never have to look at all the acting rich, well, rich.
However, you have to learn the correct pronunciation of the game’s name or you’ll be banished forever somewhere you don’t want to disappear.
This game is not pronounced “back-a-rat”, it must be read as “bah-cah-rah”. If you call it “back-a-rat”, you should just play the alley game in New York City where everyone is mispronouncing everything.
Here are 8 ways to play the game, 7 of which are positive and the other is a warning to avoid a few things to avoid.
Hint 1 – NEVER bet a “tie” bet
Baccarat is a game with a low house margin on two of its 3 bets; The three bets are Banker, Player and tie. House bets come with a return rate of about 1.06%. Players with a ratio of 1.24%. Your expectation is to lose 1.06 units for every 100 units wagered on the House and 1.24 units for every 100 units wagered on the player.
Now, those are the great house profits on the scheme of every casino.
And with tie bets, the house edge is up to approximately 14.4%. That means you lose 14.4 units for every 100 units bet.