High Roller – This is a player who bets large sums. Baccarat is a game that attracts high rollers because the minimum stakes are particularly high. It is not uncommon to see the wealthy clientele of the most prestigious casinos bet astronomical amounts around a baccarat table.
Large (the) – Designates the best hand in baccarat. It is a hand whose combination of cards totals 9 points.
Main – These are the cards dealt with you by the dealer during a game of baccarat.
Natural Hand – Refers to a winning hand worth 8 or 9 points, which is served to you at the time of distribution. The reception of such a hand precipitates the end of the game and leads to the distribution of winnings according to the bets placed.
Mini-baccarat – This is a miniaturized version of baccarat. It is played on a semi-circular table, the dimensions of which are twice as small as those of a classic baccarat table. The mini-baccarat table can only accommodate 7 players. The croupier distributes the cards and ensures the smooth running of the game.
Fixed Bet – This is a bet that a player invariably and tirelessly places over the rounds without ever altering it.
Betting on the Bank – This is one of three options for wagering baccarat. Its payout rate is 1 to 1, and its house advantage is set at 1.17%. A 5% commission is levied to rebalance the casino’s profit margin.
Bet on Equality – This is one of three options for wagering baccarat. Because of the rarity of the scenario, the bet on equality offers a payout rate of 8 to 1. The house advantage it generates peaks at 14.2%!
Player Betting – This is one of the three baccarat betting options. It offers a payout ratio of 1 to 1, and its house advantage is established at 1.36%.
Palette – A flat, rectangular wooden instrument used by the dealer to move cards around the table surface.
Petite (la) – Refers to the second-best hand in baccarat. It is a hand whose combination of cards totals 8 points.
Discard pile – In a live casino, it is a container that collects all the burnt cards as well as those that have already been dealt with during the different games.
Pit – Reserved area of a casino where the gamblers bet colossal sums. Synonym = VIP corner.
Punto – Spanish term for the bet on the player. This term originates from the Mar del Plata in Argentina.
Punto Banco – This is the Spanish name for the modern baccarat. Punto Banco is originally from Mar del Plata in Argentina.
Clog – Box with compartment (s) used by croupiers to distribute cards. In a live casino, the shoe will be given to the player who placed the highest bet. Afterward, he will give it to the player who placed the second highest bet, and so on. At the mini-baccarat, the cards will be dealt with by the dealer. In aconventional online casino, everything will be automated.…