InterCasino Baccarat is
played and programmed with Atlantic City Gaming
Authority: New Jersey Casino Control Commission.
Rule Exceptions: The cards are
shuffled after each hand.
Two hands are dealt in Baccarat - The
Banker's hand and the Player's hand.
Prior to each deal, the player wagers on whether
the Player's hand or the Banker's hand is closest
to a total of 9. The player also has the option to
wager on a tie (i.e. both the banker's and
player's hands total the same). 8 decks of 52
cards are used.
How to Play
Betting: Your chips are stacked by
denomination ($1, $5, $25, $100, $500) at the
bottom of the game window. Select the amount you
would like to wager on a given hand by clicking
the left mouse button on the chip of that
denomination to activate it.
your bet on the Baccarat table by clicking on a
bet field. To specify a bet that is not equal to
an existing chip denomination, simply click on
another chip denomination after placing your
previous chip on the table. For example, to bet
$30, click on the $25 chip and place it on the
table then click on the $5 chip and place it on
top of the $25 chip.
By clicking on the
right mouse button you will withdraw your entire
wager. Your total bet will be displayed in the "Bet" just below "User". You may repeat your last
bet by clicking on the shortcuts which are
summarized below. If you place a wager that is
lower than the minimum table bet limit, your bet
amount will be automatically adjusted to the
minimum bet amount.
the player has pressed either the Deal or Pass
button, the Player and Banker are dealt two cards.
All tens and picture cards are worth zero, aces
are worth 1, and all other cards are worth their
face value. If the value of cards exceeds 9, then
the value is adjusted by subtracting 10 from the
After the first
two cards are dealt to both the Player and Dealer,
a third additional card may be dealt but the
player does not ask for a third card. All
additional cards are subject to a "Third Card
Rule". No hand receives more than three cards.
When the Player and Banker hands equal the same
total, the hand is declared a Tie. If the value of
the cards in either the Player's Hand or the
Banker's Hand is an 8 or a 9 (a "natural") after
receiving their initial two cards then no more
cards shall be dealt to either hand. If the value
of the cards in the Banker's hand on the first two
cards is 0 to 7 inclusive, the Player's hand shall
draw in accordance with the "Third Card Rules".
Third Card Rules:
the Player's two cards total:
||Player's hand must draw|
||Player's hand must
||"Natural" (both hands
Player's Hand acts on a third card draw, the
Banker's Hand receives a third card according to
||Banker's hand must draw|
||Third card to Player's hand
determines draw or stand|
||Banker's hand must
Banker's two cards total between 3-6:
hand draws when Player's third card
hand does not draw when Player's third card
||Banker's hand must stand
||Banker's hand must
||"Natural" - Bank stands
||"Natural" - Bank
Player's hand stands on two cards (6,7), then a
two card Banker hand totalling 3,4,5 must draw and
a Banker hand totalling 6 must stand.
|A winning Player hand wager
||1 to 1|
|A winning Banker hand wager
||1 to 1|
|A winning Tie wager
$5 minimum bet.
Setting your table bet
You may also set your table bet
limit below the maximum specified limit by
selecting Bet Options from the Game Menu. The
Modify Table Bet Limit window will appear on the
screen. To reduce your maximum table bet limit
type in the new limit in the appropriate box and
confirm it by typing your PIN in the box below.
Click on the OK button to complete the update.
Please be aware that you can modify your table bet
limit no more than once per week (Friday 12:00 AM
EST) and that using the Modify Table Bet Limit
function affects the bet limit for all games and
not just the game that you are currently playing.
list of the previous winners is displayed on the
left hand side of the screen. The Banker's hand is
indicated by the letter 'B', the Player's hand is
indicated by the letter 'P' and a tie is indicated
by a dash '-'. Consecutive wins by either the
Banker or the Player are displayed in the same
column. A new column is displayed when the Banker
or Player starts a new winning streak. A tie is
considered part of the same winning streak and is
always displayed in the same column as the
turn on/off the Sound, Voice and Animation during
the game by clicking on the Options button located
in the lower left-hand area of the console. The
setting is turned on when the checkbox is checked
and it is turned off when the checkbox is
unchecked. You must exit and re-enter the game to
activate the Animation feature.
information on Baccarat, please consult the
John Patrick's Baccarat : How to Play and Win
at the Table With the Fastest Action and the
Highest Stakes, Lyle Stuart, 1997.
Stuart, Lyle. Lyle Stuart on
Baccarat, Barricade Books, 1997.
Tamburin, Henry. Reference Guide to
Casino Gambling, Research Services Unlimited,
Tamburin, Henry and Rahm, Richard.
Winning Baccarat Strategies, Research
Services Unlimited, 1983.
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