Tag Archives: baccarat

Download Statistical Baccarat Analyzer (SBA)

I am very pleased to announce that you no longer need to email me to get a copy of SBA.  You can download the latest version here: CLICK HERE FOR SBA 1.5

Here is a screenshot — click on it to enlarge. A video explanation of this spreadsheet can be viewed HERE. 

Note: this spreadsheet requires Excel 2007 or later to run.


Continue reading

Statistical Baccarat Analyzer — Now Available


During my live session yesterday someone mentioned in chat that an Excel spreadsheet was available that could do real-time baccarat calculations. I had been thinking of creating a spreadsheet like this. The point of the spreadsheet is that a player or surveillance could track the shoe and compute the exact theoretical edges prior to any hand in the shoe based on the cards that had previously come out.

Continue reading

YouTube Live — Exploring Baccarat Websites, Books and other Media


I spent an hour surfing the web in an effort to find and discuss different methods of beating baccarat. Included are betting systems, money management, patterns, trends and other mythological methods. Actual methods of beating baccarat are discussed as well.

This was a live broadcast, 09-23-2020.

A New Research Paper on the d’Alembert Progression

It is not often that I recommend a research paper on voodoo gambling ideas, especially a paper on progressions.  Then again, it is very rare for a quality research paper on the topic to be written.  Last November (2019), I visited Rutgers University as an invited speaker in their probability and statistics seminar.  During the visit, I met the authors of this paper, professors Harry Crane and Glenn Shafer.  They are first-rate scholars and are among the very few who are finding original angles on ancient ideas. After reading this paper, I felt it was important to pass it along. The paper I am recommending is:

“Risk is random: The magic of the d’Alembert”

Continue reading

Baccarat: The Futility of Patterns and Progressions


Baccarat players, along with roulette and a few other games, are notorious for paying attention to the past in determining what their next wager should be. But cards, dice and wheels don’t remember us. The past is irrelevant in these games. What came before is meaningless — it is the eternal now.

Continue reading

Baccarat Simulation Spreadsheets

I am writing this post to make several Excel spreadsheets easily available for you to download.  Each of these works the same way.  Once you open the spreadsheet, to run a new simulation, you have two easy choices:

Continue reading