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Basic Strategies For Baccarat

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Baccarat is not at all difficult to play at high roller casino sites, and it has among the highest payouts out of all the casino table games. Baccarat is actually a simple game and some strategies are given below to help you play and win at Baccarat!

The magic number nine

The number nine is important in baccarat. Your first task when you play high roller casino baccarat is creating a hand that totals nine with only 2 or 3 cards. It is okay to have eight, but your goal is to total nine. The perfect hand would have two cards only and the combined value of the two would be nine. The 2nd best hand would be similar, with a value of eight.

These two hands are known as natural nine and natural eight. Now the fun is when a player comes up with a natural hand, no other player can take a third card, not even the banker. The player who has the natural nine or natural eight wins the game immediately. If none of the other players has a natural nine or a natural eight, the players may decide to carry on with the game with more betting, or they can fold their hands. In case of a tie, the game becomes void and no one wins.

Card point values

To get a natural nine or a natural eight, you need to first know the card point values. It is not possible to win at high roller casino online baccarat without knowing the points of the cards. Aces carry one point, the cards from jack to the king carry zero points, all other cards carry face value points.

So what happens when your cards total over ten? Well in this case you have to ignore the first digit to arrive at your point values. For example, if you have a total of 18, then your score is 8. A natural nine can be a combination of only two cards: 4 + 5, 3 + 6, 2 + 7 etc.

Knowing how to bet

If you wish to win at high roller casino online baccarat, you also have to know when to lose. Never bet on standoffs or ties. If you see a trend, bet with the trend till it breaks. Betting against trends doesn’t usually result in winning. You can make good money in the long run if you go with the trend.

You need to know how to manage your money, and also practice a lot by playing at the online baccarat free sites, till you have your technique right.