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Examining Japanese Online Baccarat Versus the American Variant

Jun 10 (News On Japan) - It's amazing that a game that started many years ago has diverse variants based on the gameplay style of the locals.

The online baccarat that we know today has evolved from its early origins in Rome, Italy in the 1500s. Baccarat is derived from the Italian word "baccara", which translates to English to mean "zero". Today, we will examine the similarities and differences between Japanese online baccarat and the American variant

The Basics Of Baccarat

The players participating in baccarat must make bets on two different hands: a banker's hand and a player's hand. Each hand consists of two cards, but in some instances, there is a third card dealt. Whichever hand is closest to a total of 9 is declared the winner.

If there are cards in your hand that accumulate to over 9, then the excess amount starts again at 0 until the new appropriate sum is reached. For example, if you have two 7 cards in your hand, the value would not be 14, but it would actually be 4.

Japanese Baccarat: the Punto Banco Variant

Online Japanese baccarat involves playing the Punto Banco variant. It is actually the most popular version of baccarat played worldwide as it is popular throughout western countries. Punto stands for player while banco stands for bank.

The player has to follow these rules. A third card can be usually drawn if the hand value of the first two cards ranges between 0 to 5. The player who has 6 or 7 will have to stand to show that their hand is ofIf the hand is equal to 8 or 9 and there's no tie, then this person would be declared the winner.

The banker has to abide by these rules. If the banker's hand value ranges between 0 to 3, then they will draw a card no matter what the player's hand value is. A third card can also be drawn if the banker's hand value is at 4 and the player's hand value is ranging between 2 to 7. The banker can also draw a third card if the player's hand value is anywhere between 4 to 7. The banker may also draw a third card if the value of their hand is a six and the value of a player's hand is 6 to 7 after having drawn their third card.

American Baccarat: the Chemin de Fer Variant

The most popular baccarat variant that Americans like to play is Chemin de Fer. It became a widespread baccarat variant in France and continues to be prominent in that region as well. This baccarat variant is different in that there is one banker while the rest are bettors in the game. Each player rotates who is designated as the banker. In this case, the banker deals two cards each to themselves and the participating players. A player must obtain a higher hand value compared to that of the banker's total to be declared the winner. If none of the player's hand values are higher than the banker's total, the banker will claim victory instead.

When each player sees the two cards they were dealt, they can decide whether to draw a third card or not if they feel it will get them a higher total than the banker. Having a value of 5 or 6 could mean that you risk starting back at a low value by drawing another card. It might be best to not draw a third card if you have a hand value as a 7 or 8.


Baccarat is an exciting online and in-person casino game with stunning variants that can keep you on your toes. Which type of baccarat do you prefer? Tell us your opinion in the comments!

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