Baccarat Odds and Basic Strategy

Published April 6, 2005 by OCR Editor

Baccarat Odds and Basic Strategy

Baccarat is one of the more popular card games that can be played at the online casino. Unlike other card games found at online casinos, like blackjack and poker, baccarat does not really require as much strategy and playing skill. Essentially, baccarat i

Baccarat is know for attracting large crowds of upscale players. All good quality online casinos should carry baccarat available via their free software. The real skill involved in playing online casino baccarat is in the wagering. It's not worth wagering on a potential tie. The payoff rate will be 8-1. This is a bad bet for the player as the house edge will be greater than 14%. Also, the game is fast paced and the dealer races through each hand so make sure you pay close attention to your winnings, losses, and total hands played as you will be responsible for paying commissions on winning banker bets once you decide to call it a day. You don't want to run out of money without realizing it.

Quite often, the players will try to make use of the scorecards so that they can count cards or decipher patterns. It is possible to bring down the house edge a bit by counting cards but trying to find patterns is almost impossible so we don't recommend you bother. There is a betting system known as 1-3-2-6 and it offers a 5:1 return on your investment. Try this out when playing baccarat at the online casino.

Start by wagering one unit. If you win the initial bet then proceed as follows:


Step 1: Add another unit, making the second bet a total of three units.


Step 2:  If you win the second bet, there are 6 units on the table. Remove four units, making your third bet two units.


Step 3:  If it wins add two more units, making it a total of six units for your fourth bet.


Step 4:  If the fourth bet wins you'll collect a total of 12 units

Use this betting system in order to try to win at the online casinos when playing baccarat. We hope that these tips for playing baccarat will help you win at online casino gambling.

See also

How to Increase Your Baccarat Winning Odds

Online Baccarat

Strategy and the Online Casino Gambler

How to Win at Baccarat

Special Report: Casino Games Odds


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