Rules When Playing Baccarat

Baccarat is really quite a simple card game “which can perhaps account for its huge popularity among casino goes everywhere, especially those giving money away. Nevertheless, there are a few things to remember that will not only have a direct bearing on how well you do in the game, but also contribute greatly to your enjoyment of it.

A baccarat game typically begins by the dealer handing out two cards for the player hand and another two cards for the bank hand.

Each of these hands has their own rules governing their play. For the player hand for example, the player must stand without drawing a card if his or her first two cards have a total value of 6 or more. If his or her first two cards amount to 5 or less however, one other additional card must be drawn.

For the banker hand, if the first two cards have a total value of 7 or higher, the banker must stand without drawing another card. The banker must draw another card however, if his or her first two cards have a total value of 0, 1, or 2. If the first two cards of the banker have a total of 3, 4, 5, or 6, he or she may have to draw another card, based on whether or not the baccarat player had to draw a card.