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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.

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Baccarat Simulation Spreadsheets

I am writing this post to make four 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:

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Baccarat Book Reviews


In this video I review several best selling books on baccarat. The books reviewed are:

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Betting Systems and the House Edge

There is no mystery to the success of casinos.  People place wagers on games that have a built in house edge.  The players win or lose the individual bets, but that’s of no concern to the management.  The only concern is that players continue pumping wagers through the system.  In this case, the large variance of individual bets evens out and the house earns according to the following basic equation:

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