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I have recently been obsessing over computer-perfect play against the baccarat Tie bet and Pairs bet. The current post takes computer-perfect baccarat to the next level. I am going to give the computer-perfect win-rates and other statistics for each of the Player, Banker and Tie bets for a variety of cut card placements. This will allow me to give an overall win-rate for a patron using a computer to play baccarat perfectly.
[This article appears at 888casino.com, but folks in some countries can’t access it. Due to the popularity of this article, I am reposting it here. Gratitude to 888 for permission to re-post.]
From time to time the question of card counting in baccarat comes up. Because baccarat is dealt from a shoe, it follows that the odds for the banker/player/tie bets change as cards are dealt. As more and more cards are dealt, a counter will get an ever more precise estimation of the composition of the cards that remain. Continue reading