Baccarat Rules

Baccarat is a game of chance and table play. The goal of each player is to guess which hand will win the round. He or she can then bet on the player’s hand, the banker’s hand or the undecided hand, and on a tie between the two hands


  • 6 packs of 52 cards,
  • 1 baccarat table,
  • 9 to 12 players

Goal of the game

  • The object of the game is to make a prediction about the winning hand.
  • A winning hand is one that does not exceed a total of 9, but comes close.
  • Please note! If a player exceeds 9 points, only the unit is taken into account.
    Example: Player A has a total of 15 points. Only the 5 points are counted.

Baccarat Betting

The Betting Hand

  • Players (bettors) bet on the hand of the player who received the cards.
  • The value of your winnings is the value of your bet.

Banker’s Hand

  • Players bet on the dealer’s hand.
  • The value of your winnings is the value of your bet.
  • A commission must be paid to the casino at the end of the round or game.

Betting on a tie

  • Players bet on a tie.
  • The value of the winnings is 8 times the bet.

How do I play?

  • Make your bets.
  • Place your chips on the corresponding square (player, banker or tie)
  • 4 cards are dealt by the dealer: 2 are placed on the “player” square and 2 on the “banker” square.
  • The cards are turned over and their value calculated.

The value of the cards

  • The Ace is worth 1 point.
  • Cards from 2 to 9 keep their value.
  • The cards 10, Jack, Queen and King have no value.

When to draw the third card

  • A third card can be drawn.
  • If the player gets a total of less than 6, a third card is drawn.
  • If not, it stays.
  • Once the player has his third card, it is the banker’s
Banker’s cards3rd card drawn
Less than 3Yes
30, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9Yes
42, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7Yes
54, 5, 6, 7Yes
66, 7Yes
7 to  9No

How to win?

  • The total of each hand is calculated.
  • For one hand to win, it must be higher than the other.
  • The player who makes the correct bet wins.

Rules in PDF

You can discover the Baccarat rules in pdf.