Online Baccarat Glossary, Baccarat Terminology

Online Baccarat Glossary, Baccarat Terminology

Baccarat en Banque: It is a European variation of baccarat in which the casino acts as the bank.
Banco: When the betting player wants to match the bank he says “Banco”.
Banco Prime: When more than one player calls “Banco”, the privilege to match the bank is given to the player to the bank’s right. This privilege is known as banco prime.
Banker Bet: The bet in which a player bets that the banker will win.
Burn: The process of eliminating a number of cards after the deck has been cut.
Croupier: Refers to the dealer in baccarat.


Chemin-de-fer: Another European variation of baccarat in which one of the players is the bank.
Discard Tray: The cards that are no longer in play are kept aside in this tray.
Down Card: The first two cards of the deal are dealt face down so that only the player can see them. These cards are known as face down cards.
High Roller: The player who plays with a big bankroll.
House Edge: The advantage that the casino has over players. In baccarat this advantage takes the form of the commission charged by the casino on the winnings.
Layout: The layout is the baccarat table that shows the different bets that can be made and the location where these bets are placed.


Le Grande: Refers to the best hand in baccarat with a hand value of 9.
Mini-baccarat: This is a variation of Baccarat played on a smaller table with fewer players.
Palette: A wooden tool used for shifting the cards on the table.
Petite: The second highest hand in baccarat with the value of 8.
Player Bet: The bet in which a player bets that the player will win.
Shoe: The cards are stacked in a wooden box, known as a shoe, from which they are dealt one by one.


Standoff: The outcome of a baccarat game in which the banker and the player tie.
Tie Bet: The bet in which a player bets that the game will end in a tie.
Up card: A card that is dealt face up is known as an up card. The third card of the deal in baccarat is an up card.

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