Baccarat
or
Punto
Banco
(a
variation
played
in
North
America)
is
a
game
strictly
of
chance
as
there
are
no
choices
for
the
players
to
make
since
cards
are
controlled
by
the
dealer.
The
game
consists
of
a
"Player","Banker"
and
a
"Tie".
These
are
not
actual
terms
referring
to
the
"player"
as
customer
or
"banker"
as
house
but
instead
3
betting
options
for
the
customers
at
the
table.
The
rules
of
the
game
are
as
follows:
cards
29
are
equal
to
face
value,
10,J,Q,K
are
equal
to
0
and
Aces
are
equal
to
1.
T
he
object
of
the
game
is
to
have
cards
add
up
to
the
highest
score
9
(natual
as
its
known).
If
the
value
of
the
the
cards
exceed
10
for
example
12
then
the
10
value
is
dropped
and
you
are
left
with
a
total
of
3.
Another
example
is
if
you
have
a
hand
of
7
and
3
it
will
be
worth
0
since
it
equals
10.
Game
Play
In
Punto
Banco
cards
are
dealt
out
face
down
2
to
the
player
and
2
to
the
banker.
They
are
then
turned
over
and
the
total
is
tallied.
Depending
on
the
hands
the
player
and
the
banker
have
the
option
of
drawing
a
single
card
more.
If
the
player
or
bankers
total
equal
8
or
9
(natural)
no
cards
will
be
drawn.
Betss
on
player
and
banker
are
paid
off
1:1.
In
the
situation
of
a
tie
all
tie
bets
are
paid
8:1.




Play
Scenarios
When
the
player
has
a total
of 0
to 5
a card
will
be drawn.
If the
player
has
a 6
or 7
he will
stand.
The
bankers
play
depends
not
only
on his
hand
but
if and
what
card
the
player
drew.
Below
are
are
few
standard
scenarios:
If
the
Player
did
not
draw
a card,
the
Banker
draws
if he
has
05,
and
stands
if he
has
67.
If the
Player
drew
a 2
or 3,
the
Banker
draws
if he
has
04,
and
stands
if he
has
57.
If the
Player
drew
a 4
or 5,
the
Banker
draws
if he
has
05,
and
stands
if he
has
67.
If the
Player
drew
a 6
or 7,
the
Banker
draws
if he
has
06,
and
stands
if he
has
7.
If the
Player
drew
an 8,
the
Banker
draws
if he
has
02,
and
stands
if he
has
37.
If the
Player
drew
an ace,
9, 10,
or facecard,
the
Banker
draws
if he
has
03,
and
stands
if he
has
47.
