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American Roulette

American Roulette is amongst the most popular games in casinos in America.

Unlike its European counterpart, the American Roulette wheel has 38 holes as opposed to 37.

Both variations have numbers 1 to 36 and single 0, whilst the American version has a 00 as well.
Therefore, the odds for the player doing any bets other than Straight Up bets are worse as 2 numbers will ensure all bets lose – 0 and 00 – as opposed to just 1, 0, in European Roulette.

The Basics Of American Roulette

The main aim of American Roulette, as with all other versions, is to guess what number will be spun in the next game.

A wheel is spun and a small ball dropped in which comes to rest in one of the 38 slots. Payouts are then made for all bets that guessed correctly.

A version of an American Roulette wheel can be found below:

American Roulette Table

There are many different bets you can place in American Roulette which are essentially the same as in all other forms of the game.

Before this, you need to choose the value of your chips, this is easily done when playing online by clicking on the chip value that you wish to play with. You can then click on different sections of the play area to make your bet/s.

You can put more than one chip on each bet up to the table limit for that type of bet, those with a higher payout will generally have a smaller maximum bet.

Types of American Roulette Bets

Inside Bets

Straight Up Bet

Placed on a single number on the board, including 0 and 00.

Split Bet

Placed between 2 separate numbers, a win if either of these numbers comes in.

Street Bet

Placed between 3 numbers on the end of a row of 3 or a combination of 0, 00, 1, 2 and 3. If any of the 3 numbers come in, the bet is a winner.

Corner Bet

Covering 4 different numbers, this bet pays out if any of the 4 come in.

Line Bet

Covering 6 numbers, this is the same as a Street Bet but covers 2 rows of 3 numbers instead of just
1. If any of the 6 come in, you are a winner!

Outside Bets

Column Bet

This is a bet on a whole column of numbers, so a third of the main play area less 0 and 00. If any of these 12 numbers are the winning number, the bet pays out.

Dozen Bet

Also featuring 12 numbers, this is a bet on the low dozen – 1 to 12-, 2nd dozen – 13 to 24 – or a high dozen – 25 to 36. If you bet on the right column, you win.

Colour Bet

Bet on whether the number will be Red or Black. As with the majority of bets, if the ball lands in 0 or 00 it will be a loser.

Odd/Even bet

Bet on whether the winning number will be odd or even.

High/Low

Low numbers are 1 to 18, High 19 to 36.

An example of each type of bet can be seen in the image below.

American Roulette Bets

Returns American Roulette

The amount won on each type of bet depends on the likelihood of it coming in. This table shows an idea of the returns for each type of bet, some sites will vary slightly from the odds given so be sure to check the odds of your favored bet/s before you start playing at a site…

Bet Type Returns
The Straight Up bet 35 to 1
The Split Bet 17 to 1
The Street Bet 11 to 1
The Corner Bet 8 to 1
The Line Bet 5 to 1
The Column Bet 2 to 1
The Dozen Bet 2 to 1
The Colour Bet 1 to 1
The Odd/Even Bet 1 to 1
The High/Low Bet 1 to 1

 

American Roulette Strategy

Roulette is a game of chance, pure and simple. There is no strategy that will give you an edge over the house despite the many attempts people have made over the years.

We would recommend that if you are interested in playing for a while you look at the lower odds bets that are much more likely to come in but offer lower returns such as color, odd/even, high/low, column and dozen.

Many players like to bet on Straight Up numbers to get the 35 to 1 returns are high for many players – understandably – but just betting on this can lead to losses quickly without the excitement of winning given the low odds of the bets coming in.

Remember to bet within your budget and enjoy the game, if the enjoyment goes then it is time to leave.

Summary

Roulette is one of the 2 most popular table games in a casino – along with blackjack – for a reason. There are many different types of betting options available and there is nothing quite like the excitement of watching and listening to the ball spin round the wheel waiting to see where it lands.

If you like fast-paced games with the ability to win big and often, roulette could be the game of choice for you!

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Vegas Three Card Rummy

The casino version of the popular card game sees the player go up against the Dealer with the aim of getting a low score as possible. It is played with 1 standard deck of 52 cards.
 

Rules

 
1. Place your bet.
 
2. You are now dealt 3 cards face up and the Dealer will receive 3 cards face down.
 
3. There is only one option to make in 3 Card Rummy which is whether to Raise at this stage or Fold.
 
4. If you Fold, the hand is over. If you Raise, the Dealer’s cards are turned over and the scores of both hands are compared. The Dealer must have 20 or less in order to ‘qualify’.
 
a. If the Dealer does not qualify, you get even money on your Ante bet and the Raise bet ‘pushes’ – so you get your money back.
 
b. If the Dealer qualifies and you have a lower score than the Dealer, you win a payout depending on your hand – further details are shown below.
 
c. If the Dealer qualifies and has a lower score, you lose both the Ante bet and the Raise bet.
 
d. If the Dealer qualifies and the scores are the same, the bets are a ‘push’ and you get your money returned.
 

3 Card Rummy

Scoring

 
An Ace is worth 1 point, a Jack, Queen, and King are worth 10 points, and all numbered cards are worth their face value – 4 is worth 4 points, 6 is worth 6 points etc.
 
This isn’t quite the end of the story though, and this is where things get a bit more complicated. If you play online at one of our recommended sites, you will see your total displayed for you after your 3 cards have been dealt, so you won’t need to worry about working it out for yourself.
 
• If you have a pair or 3 of a kind, those cards score 0 points.
 
• If you have 2 or 3 suited cards in ascending order – such as 5 and 6 of Spades or 10 and Jack of Diamonds, these cards score 0 points. Please note that an Ace-King suited does not count as suited in ascending order as an Ace is considered to be low only.
 

Payouts

 
Payouts from the Ante bet and Raise bet can get a bit confusing.
 
If the Dealer fails to qualify, you get your Ante and Raise bet back.
 
If the Dealer qualifies and you have a lower score:
 
The Ante bet pays out at 1 to 1.
 
If your score is 0 points, the Raise bet pays out at 4 to 1.
 
If your score is between 1 and 5 points, the Raise bet pays out at 2 to 1.
 
If your score is 6 points or higher, the Raise bet pays out at 1 to 1.
 
Please note that these amounts can vary from casino to casino so we recommend you check with the casino for full details.

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Craps

 

The game of craps is virtually the best way to describe the hustle and bustle of a casino floor, considering the screams and excitement surrounding these tables. It is the only one that regularly attracts massive player traffic and stands for the true chance-and-luck-dependant entertainment casinos are made to provide. Nowadays, the same is available online in a number of versions, and all it takes to enjoy them are a few basic guidelines.

How to Play Craps Online

Playing craps online is no different than at a land-based casino, mainly since both formats’ outcome depends on the roll of the dice, i.e. the software’s RTG. This retains the ‘chance’ factor, while at the same time making the game much more accessible to the player pool. Some payouts may differ across casino variants, as well as individual operators, but the essence of the betting process remains the same, especially since most of the bet types players can make are stated straight on the table felt.

Craps Bet

Craps Game Play

The sequence of dice rolls determines the gameplay rhythm, starting with the come out roll, right after players have made their initial bet. Since players are all up against the casino platform, not each other, their bets are set to win against the dealer basically. The fundamental Pass Line bet requires the dice to roll a 7 or 11 in order to pay even during the come out roll, or 2, 3 or 12 to lose. Getting any other number turns it into the ‘box point’, which is expected to come up in following tries before the dice rolls a 7 and causes players to ‘seven out’. The ‘odds’ bet is just as fundamental to the craps gameplay, especially since it reduces the house edge to null, or maintains it somewhere below 0.5%. Don’t Pass Line bets are also available, as well as a combination of numbers that could come up at any roll.

With little difference between the brick-and-mortar and digital version of the game flow, craps offer players numerous opportunities to develop and test out strategies. With online operators, their player bonuses and promotions, and the many freebies offered at various events, playing craps online could have you screaming much louder than at any land-based floor.

Craps

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European Blackjack

With the number of different types of Blackjack available worldwide, it can be difficult to know which to choose and what the differences are. The 2 main ones found in Casinos both online and offline are European Blackjack and American Blackjack.

All versions have roughly the same rules, the aim is always the same – to obtain a score nearer to 21 than the Dealer without ‘Busting’ by getting 22 or more – but some of the choices available to you and how the Dealer acts differ in the 2 versions.

This article covers the European Blackjack version and includes details on how this differs to the American version.

The Basics European Of Blackjack

As previously mentioned, in all variants of Blackjack, the aim of the game is simple – get nearer than the Dealer to 21 without going over.

Although when playing Blackjack there can be other players at the table with you, as each player is playing directly against the Dealer, you don’t need to worry about bettering other players scores. As long as you beat the Dealer, you win the hand.

All players are dealt 2 cards face up to start and then have a choice to make as to what they do next.

Before any cards are dealt, a bet must be placed. You receive chips when playing which can be of different values depending on the table limits. Ensure you play within your budget and have some chips held back in case you decide to Double or Split, further details of those are below.

European Blackjack is played with just 2 decks of cards which is the first difference between this version and its American counterpart which uses between 6 and 8 decks. All players that have placed a bet for the hand receive 2 cards face up whilst the Dealer gives themselves 1 card face up.

Once cards are dealt, the player to the left of the Dealer acts first.

Below is a screenshot of a standard European Blackjack game at this point.

European Blackjack Example Game

In all forms of Blackjack, Aces are valued at either 1 or 11 whilst all picture cards, Jack, Queen, and King are valued at 10.

Players now have a decision to make depending on the cards they were dealt:

Stand – Means you are happy with your total and wish to keep it to compare with the Dealer.

Hit – If you think you need to improve your total and get closer to the magical 21, you can get dealt a further card. If you don’t go over 21 after this card, you get to make a further decision as before.

Double – In European Blackjack, if your total is 9, 10 or 11, you can Double. This means you need to pay a bet equal to your initial bet and then receive 1 further card after which you will be forced to Stand no matter what your new total is.

Split – If you are dealt 2 cards of the same value, you can Split them into 2 hands. This means you pay a further bet equal to your initial one, one for each hand and you are dealt a new card for each giving you 2 new hands. In European Blackjack, you can only Split once even if your new hand gives you a pair as well. You then get to make the same decisions as above for each of the new hand unless you Split Aces, in which case you will be forced to Stand with both new hands.

Insurance – If the Dealer is showing an Ace, all players get the choice of taking Insurance. This is essentially a bet that the Dealer will get a 10 with their 2nd card and therefore Blackjack. If Insurance is taken, a bet worth half your initial bet is needed, this wins at 1 to 1 if the Dealer gets Blackjack, it is lost if they don’t.

When all players have completed their actions, so all have either Busted or Stood, the Dealer deals themselves one further card face up. They don’t have a choice in what they do next even if all players have a low total. If they have 17 or higher, they will Stand. If they have 16 or below they will Hit. This continues until they either Stand with a total between 17 and 21 or Bust by going over 21 – in this case all players that Stood as opposed to going Bust win.

Returns European Blackjack

Returns are easy to work out in all versions of Blackjack.

If the player gets 21 with their first 2 cards – known as Blackjack – they win at odds of 3 to 2 on their stake unless the Dealer also has Blackjack in which case the bet is pushed and stake returned. If the player gets higher than the Dealer they win at odds of 1 to 1. If the player and Dealer have the same value hand, the bet is pushed and the bet returned to the player. If the Dealer has a higher value hand than the player, the Dealer wins and takes the players stake.
Differences between American and European Blackjack

The following are the main differences between the 2 versions:

Aspect European American
Decks used 2 decks Between 6 and 8 decks
Dealer Cards Dealer is dealt 1 card face up only. Once all players have finished their actions, a 2nd card also face up is dealt Dealer dealt 1 card face up and 1 card face down before action starts, 2nd card is revealed after players finish their actions
Doubling Players only have choice to Double if they have value of 9, 10 or 11 after initial 2 cards. No Double is allowed after Splitting Players can Double irrespective of their total and are able to Double after Splitting
Splitting Players can Split just once even if the new hand contains a pair Players are allowed to Split a hand up to 3 times when new hand contains a pair
Surrender No Surrender option is available Surrender option allowed – players lose half their stake and can be done once 1st 2 cards are dealt

 

European Blackjack Strategy

We have a section on an in-depth Blackjack strategy, but the below table gives you a good idea of what you should be doing for each starting hand versus the Dealers card. This will give you a good chance of making a profit when playing European Blackjack and other versions.

Dealers Face-up Cards

Dealers Face-up Card Pairs

Summary

Blackjack is considered one of the most popular table games in casinos and is very easy to play. The payouts aren’t as big as some games such as Roulette, but if you have the patience, a nice profit is possible.

One advantage of European Blackjack over American Blackjack is that as only 2 decks of cards are used, it is easier to keep track of how many Aces and 10’s have been dealt and therefore change your strategy accordingly.

However, American Blackjack does give you more control over your play as with European Blackjack, you can only Double when you have a 9, 10 or 11, you can only Split once and you cannot Surrender a bad hand.

Blackjack References:

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European Roulette

European Roulette is one of the 2 most popular table games in casinos in Europe.

Unlike its American counterpart, the European Roulette wheel has just 37 holes as opposed to 38. This is due to just one 0 as opposed to the 0 and 00 that American Roulette wheels have.

As a result, the odds of a player winning in European Roulette are slightly better than in the American version as the house odds are reduced.

European Roulette Basics

The main aim of European Roulette and all other versions is to predict the number that will come up from the spin of the Roulette wheel.

A croupier spins the wheel in a land-based casino, this is automatic in online casinos using a random number generator to get the result, a small ball is then dropped in which will come to rest in one of the 37 slots. Payouts are given if you predict correctly.

An example of a European Roulette wheel and the betting options can be found below:

European Roulette Table Layout

There are many different options when it comes to betting in Roulette, these are the same in all versions including European Roulette.

The first thing you need to do is decide how much to bet with, you receive chips which you use to show your bets in the play area, each chip has a set value. Depending on the software you are using when playing online, you will normally be able to click the value of the chip you wish to use and then the area you wish to bet on, you can bet more than 1 chip in the same area if you wish although most tables will have a minimum and maximum amount you can bet for each bet type.

Types of Bets

Inside Bets – these are less likely to come in as you are betting on fewer numbers, however as a result of this, the payouts are higher than outside bets.

Straight Up Bet – this bet is on a single number including 0.

Split Bet – this bet is between 2 neighboring numbers and gives you a win if either of those numbers rolls in.

Street Bet – this bet is between 3 numbers and is placed on the end of a row of 3 consecutive numbers or a combination of 0, 1, 2 and 3. You win If any of the 3 numbers roll in.

Corner Bet – this bet covers 4 neighboring numbers, the chips you place touches all 4 on the play area and you win if any of the 4 roll in.

Line Bet – this bet covers 6 numbers and is similar to a Street Bet except that it covers 2 rows of 3 numbers as opposed to 1 row of 3 numbers, if any of those 6 numbers roll in, you win.

Outside Bets – these are more likely to come in that Inside Bets as you are covering more numbers, as a result, the payouts are lower.

Column Bet – this bet covers all the numbers on a particular column, so 12 in total. If any of these 12 numbers roll in, the bet is paid out as a winner.

Dozen Bet – this bet also covers 12 numbers the same as a Column bet but the Dozen bet is numerical, so low dozen which is the numbers 1 to 12, 2nd dozen which are 13 to 24 and the high dozen 25 to 36. If you guess the correct dozen you will win the bet.

Colour Bet – this bet is simply which color the winning number will be, red or black. If the number that rolls in is of that color, you win.

Odd/Even bet – this bet is to guess whether the number that rolls in will be odd or even.

High/Low – this bet is to guess whether the number that rolls in is High – 19 to 36, or Low 1 to 18.

The below image has an example of each type of bet and how it is placed.

European Roulette Different Bets

European Roulette Returns

The odds for each type of bet depend on how many numbers are covered. The fewer numbers that are covered, the higher the payout will be. The below table gives an idea of the payout for each type of bet, it is worth mentioning that some casinos will differ slightly so it is worth checking that the casino/s you play at don’t give worse odds than others for the type of bet/s that you prefer to make.

Bet Type Returns
Straight Up 35 to 1
Split 17 to 1
Street 11 to 1
Corner 8 to 1
Line 5 to 1
Column 2 to 1
Dozen 2 to 1
Colour 1 to 1
Odd/Even 1 to 1
High/Low 1 to 1

 

European Roulette Strategy

There is no real way to increase your chances of winning at European Roulette as it is a game of luck. Unlike some games such as Blackjack, there is no skill involved in the outcome, there is an equal chance of each of the 37 numbers being rolled. Plenty of people have claimed to have a winning strategy and it is certainly possible to win in the short term, but over the long term, the house always has the edge an is always likely to, therefore, end up winning.

The key to European Roulette is to enjoy it and not play beyond your means.

If you are looking to play for a while we suggest you look at the outside bets as these come in more often and will provide you with better value for money. These are the bets such as color, odd/even, high/low, column and dozen.

There is always going to be a temptation to bet on straight up numbers which offer the best odds of 35 to 1, but unless you get lucky you will see your funds go quicker and with less excitement. That isn’t to say don’t bet on these, but don’t be too disappointed if you don’t win for a few spins which would be less likely if you bet on the outside bets.

The key thing is to ensure your bet within your budget and enjoy the gaming experience. If you win then great, but at the end of the day Roulette is a game of luck with no element of skill and if the enjoyment ends for you then it is time to leave.

Summary

Along with Blackjack, Roulette is the most popular table in game European casinos. There is a variation in the types of bets you can place and the game is fast paced and exciting.

However, you will find that many online casinos don’t have bonuses which include play on Roulette due to the even bets such as odd/even, high/low and the color.

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Roulette Odds
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Let ’em Ride Poker

Let It Ride is a casino table game based on poker. The aim of the game is to make the best possible 5 card poker hand. You are not playing against other players or the Dealer in this game, you just need to hit a minimum hand in order to win.

It is important that you have at least a basic knowledge of poker hands before you start playing Let It Ride, the cards you are dealt and the possible hands you are aiming for when the later cards arrive will affect your actions.
They are shown below in the order of best to worst and we have a separate section on poker hands on this site too. Make sure you have a look if you are unsure as for the which cards you need for each hand.

Like all versions of poker, the final hand is made up of 5 cards. However, unlike some versions, such as Texas Hold’em – the most popular – you only receive 5 cards and therefore do not have any decision to make with regards to which to keep and which to discard.

Casinos do vary in terms of the payouts for each and we, therefore, recommend that if Let It Ride is your game of choice that you take a look at a few of the recommended casino sites to ensure you are getting the best possible return. A key thing to look for is the lowest possible winning hand and this could easily be the difference between winning and losing money.

Let it Ride

 

Rules

1. First of all, you need to decide how much to bet. You can make up to 3 bets in total if you believe your hand is good enough, bare this in mind when deciding how much to start with.

2. 3 cards are then dealt face up, this makes up 60% of your final hand and therefore it is important to decide at this point how strong your hand is.

3. You now have to decide whether to place a further bet equal to the initial bet or to ‘Let It Ride’ and not put any more funds into the pot.

4. Once this has been done, a 4th card is dealt, also face up. This will normally be in front of the Dealer but is yours to use. Another final betting round is then available to you, as before you can raise and place a bet equal to your initial bet or ‘Let It Ride’ and bet no further money.

5. The 5th and final card are then dealt face up and your final hand is now known. Payouts are then made according to the value of your hand, an idea of this is shown below. As mentioned above, this does vary from casino to casino.

Payouts

(Remember, these often vary depending on your chosen casino so ensure you check out the payouts in a few different casinos before you choose where to play):

Hands Payouts

Royal Flush 1,000 to 1
Straight Flush 200 to 1
4 of a Kind 50 to 1
Full House 11 to 1
Flush 8 to 1
Straight 5 to 1
3 of a kind 3 to 1
2 pair 2 to 1
Pair of 10’s or better 1 to 1
Anything else You lose

 

Strategy

After you have received the first 3 cards, you are aware of 60% of your final hand. You should, therefore, have a good idea of whether or not you are likely to get a winning hand and if so, exactly how good it is likely to be. Take a look at the outcomes below and place a Raise bet if any of these apply to your hand at this point. If your hand doesn’t meet any of these, Let It Ride and pay no further money:

• Any hand that would get you a win, generally a Pair of 10’s or better

• Any 3 cards that can make up a Royal Flush, so a 10 through to Ace of the same suit

• Any 3 cards of the same suit which are also adjacent to each other (so 6, 7 and 8 of Spades for example), with the exception of 2-3-4 or A-2-3 as there is less chance of hitting an inside straight

• Any 3 cards that make up a Straight Flush as long as the cards are spread over 4 numbers (for example a 9, 10 and Q of the same suit), where at least 1 of the cards is a 10 or higher

• Any 3 cards that make up a Straight Flush as long as the cards are spread over 5 numbers (for example an 8, J and Q of the same suite), where at least 2 of the cards are a 10 or higher

After you have received the first 4 cards, you are aware of 80% if your final hand. Take a look at the outcomes below and place a Raise bet if any of these apply to your hand at this point. If your hand doesn’t meet any of these, Let It Ride and pay no further money:

• Any hand that would get you a win, generally a Pair of 10’s or better

• Any 4 cards that are of the same suit, just 1 more would get you a flush

• Any 4 cards that give you the chance of an Outside Straight (e.g. 7, 8, 9 and 10 – you have 2 options to hit your Straight, either a 6 or a J), and where at least 1 of the cards is a 10 or above

• Any 4 cards that give you the chance of an Inside Straight (e.g. 9, 10, J and K – this is where you only have 1 number that will hit the Straight, in this case, a Q), and where at least 2 of the cards are a 10 or above

Side Games

Let It Ride is a table game the same as Blackjack and Baccarat, as with most of these types of games, there are often side bets that the casino run alongside the main game. Whereas some of these can be reasonable odds, those you find with Let It Ride tend to be heavily stacked in favor of the house and we, therefore, recommend you stay clear as you won’t get good value for money.

The one you sometimes find that can be worth playing, the same as shown in the sample game above, is those that have a Progressive Jackpot. For a relatively small bet, in this case, $1, you can win large sums of money if you get one of the premium hands from your 5 cards.

The version above pays out the full Progressive Jackpot if you hit a Royal Flush, 10% of the Progressive Jackpot for a Straight Flush and a value of between $75 and $500 for 4 of a kind, a Full House or a Flush.

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Pai Gow Poker

Pai Gow Poker is a nifty RTG developed table game for all table game fans who fancy something different with their poker games. With a touch of Asia about its table design, and the chance to try and form two winning hands, this ornate blue-colored table poker game may look like your standard run-of-the-mill title, but it really is anything but.

The Look and Feel of Pai Gow Poker

If you haven’t played Pai Gow Poker before, the gaming table can look daunting. However, the game is rather simple. Players will be dealt a seven-card hand after placing a bet. They must then divide their hand up into two hands, a five-card hand and a 2-card hand. Both hands will be measured against the dealer’s hand to see if any prizes are won.

Bets in Pai Gow Poker are fair. The lowest chip available is worth $1, and the maximum chip value is $500. These also happen to be the table limits in this game.

Pai Gow Poker Player Wins

How To Play Pai Gow Poker

As mentioned, the objective is to create two poker hands, accordingly to the standard poker hand rankings. However, there are some notable exceptions. Ace, 2, 3, 4 and 5 is the highest value straight in Pai Gow Poker, and jokers can be used as a wild to land five-card flushes, straights or straight flushes.

A player’s five-card hand must outrank the player’s two-card hand. If both of your hands are better than the dealer’s hands, then you will win 1:1 on your bet. If only one of your hands is better than the dealer’s hands, then the hands will push, and your bets are returned to you. If both your hands are worse than the dealer’s hands, the dealer wins. In the event of a tied push (both hands are the same), the dealer wins. Players should also note that RTG’s Pai Gow Poker also has a 5% commission on your winnings.

Pai Gow Poker $5 Bet

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Baccarat

Baccarat is the type of casino game that allows players to enjoy an accessible, yet Bond-styled casino action all at once. Due to its simplistic, yet entertaining character, baccarat has become one of the most easily adjustable games in the industry. As other table games, it too has been easily adapted to fit the online digital format, and even further on as a live dealer casino game, along with blackjack and roulette. Nevertheless, regardless of its formats, there are some basic considerations when it comes to baccarat gameplay and this particular instance.

How to Play Baccarat

Online baccarat table games are available across the majority of casino operators, mostly distinguished for their betting limits which aim to determine how much money players can bet and thus win at a single hand. In this particular case, a minimum of $1 and a maximum of $500 is a rather wide betting range, allowing different types of players to get suitable and quality gameplay while still using their preferred betting amount. Other than that, gameplay tends to remain the same across all baccarat formats.

Baccarat player wins

Baccarat Betting Options

The game of baccarat has three possible betting options, no matter where you decide to play it – at a land-based casino, online lobby or via live dealer casino features. Namely, players are able to choose between betting on the player, banker/dealer, or a tie. In order for one of the parties to win, it needs to get a total as close to 9 as possible, as numbers 2 to 9 are valued at face value, while 10, J, Q and K are valued at zero. Ultimately, A is valued as 1, and bettors are supposed to place the appropriate wager amount on the player, banker or tie outcome and wait for a hand to be dealt with them.

Playing Baccarat Online

Online baccarat gameplay is slightly more fast-paced that the land-based version, so some players may find it to be a more suitable option. What is more, it allows players to employ all major strategic tips and tricks, straight from the comfort of their own homes. With this, and the ability to choose from as wide betting amount ranges as this case presents, baccarat enthusiasts are in for some quality action.
Baccarat example hand

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