Online Baccarat at Indio Casino
Baccarat is a card game that is also known as Punto Banco. It is one of the oldest and most popular casino games at Indio Casino. It is especially popular among high-rollers and Asian Gamblers. The game might seem very serious and elegant but in reality it is as simple as betting on the flip of a coin. Here at Indio Casino we offer the best in online baccarat games.
It is a game of chance that requires no skill or strategy, your moves are determined by the cards you are dealt. Baccarat is a comparing card game played between two hands, the player and the banker. Each Baccarat coup has three possible outcomes, the player wins, the banker wins or it comes down to a tie.
Baccarat made its first appearance in the 19th Century in France and its been a player favourite ever since. Later on it was followed by similar games such as Macao. With each game the player and the banker receive two cards alternating from one hand to the other. If either the Player or the Banker achieves a total of 8 or 9 at this point then the coup is finished and the result will be announced. If neither has an 8 or a 9 the drawing rule are applied to determine whether the Banker should receive a third card. Once the coup is finished the outcome will be announced and winnings bets will be paid out.
Baccarat is known to be more popular among high-roller because the buy in starts at a minimum of INR 50. You can’t place a bet lower than that or you’ll receive a notification telling you to make a larger bet. Because baccarat attracts wealthy players, the casino can often lose or win a significant amount of money in one night.
What are the best bets?
From a mathematical point of view your best bet would be the banker’s bet. Assuming an eight-deck shoe, the banker bet has a house edge of just 1.06% which makes it one of the better bets in most casinos. The player bet has a house edge of 1.24%.
What bets should I avoid?
The one bet you should avoid is definitely a tie bet. At the typical 8-1 odds the house edge on a tie bet is 14.36% and should be made once every now and again as a lucky wager.
Will Card Counting work?
No. Because Baccarat comes with a higher house edge than blackjack, players don’t have the opportunity to make strategic changes to further increase their odds.
Is there a Strategy I can use in Baccarat?
There is no real strategy you could use other than choosing the bets with the lowest house edge.
What are the best cards for the Banker and the Player?
The best card for the player would be 4 and the best for the banker would 6.