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Las Vegas At Home Casino Multi-Player Baccarat is played with Atlantic City Gaming rules (no exceptions).

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Two hands are dealt in Baccarat - The banker's hand and the player's hand. Prior to each deal, the player wagers on whether the Player's hand or the Banker's hand is closest to a total of 9. The player also has the option to wager on a tie (i.e. both the banker's and player's hands total the same).

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Your chips are stacked by denomination ($1, $5, $25, $100, $500) at the bottom of the screen above your alias. Select the amount you would like to wager on a given hand by clicking the left mouse button on the chip of that denomination. The amount wagered per hand may be increased or decreased by placing the mouse on the stack that you wish to add or subtract to your bet and clicking with either the left or right mouse button. Each time you click the left mouse button you will add a chip from that pile to your planned wager amount. Similarly, by clicking on the right mouse button you will decrease your planned wager by the selected chip denomination. Your total bet will be displayed in the "Bet" field to the right of your alias. You may repeat your last bet by simply hitting the "0" button of your numeric keyboard. Other keyboard shortcuts are summarized below.

In the Multi-Player version of Baccarat , each table can accommodate five players and the dealer. Your spot on the table will be noted by a box on the table which contains your alias under which your total money will be noted in yellow. You may change your position on the table by clicking on the desired spot between hands. Each player begins a hand by placing a bet on the Baccarat table. There are three types of bets a player may wager on - the Player's hand, the Banker's hand, or the Tie bet. A combination of these bets can also be made. Place your wagered amount by clicking with the left mouse button on the Baccarat table field you would like to bet (Player, Banker, Tie).

Once you have placed a bet on the table, you may choose to skip the given deal (before your first card is dealt) by clicking on the "Pass" button or to proceed with the bet by pressing "Deal". If you do not bet or pass within 15 seconds from the beginning of your turn, you will be automatically excluded from that particular hand. Note that if you join a table in the middle of a hand, you must wait until the round is over and after that you will be able to bet on the next hand.

After each player has pressed either the Deal or Pass button, the Player and Banker are dealt two cards. All tens and picture cards are worth zero, aces are worth 1, and all other cards are worth their face value. If the value of cards exceeds 9, then the value is adjusted by subtracting 10 from the total.

Example:

    Hand Hand Total
    9+7=16 6
    5+5+5=15 5
    10+9=19 "Natural" 9

After the first two cards are dealt to both the Player and Dealer, a third additional card may be dealt but the player does not ask for a third card. All additional cards are subject to a third card rule. No hand receives more than three cards. When the Player and Banker hands equal the same total, the hand is declared a Tie.

Third Card Rules:

If the Player's two cards total:

    Hand Draw?
    0-5 Player's hand must draw
    6-7 Player's hand must stand
    8-9 "Natural" (both hands stand)

After the Player's Hand acts on a third card draw, the Banker's Hand receives a third card according to these rules:

    Banker's Hand Draw?
    0-2 Banker's hand must draw
    3-6 Third card to Player's hand determines draw or stand
    7 Banker's hand must stand

When the Banker's two cards total between 3-6:

Banker's Hand Banker's hand draws when Player's third card is: Banker's hand draws when Player's third card is:
3 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-9 8
4 2-3-4-5-6-7 0,1,8,9
5 4-5-6-7 0-1-2-3-8-9
6 6-7 0-1-2-3-4-5-8-9
7 Banker's hand must stand Banker's hand must stand
8-9 "Natural" - Bank stands "Natural" - Bank stands

If the Player's hand stands on two cards, then a two card Banker hand totalling 3,4,5 must draw and a Banker hand totalling 6 must stand.

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A winning Player hand wager is paid at 1 to 1. A winning Banker hand wager is also paid at 1 to 1 but the player must pay a 5% commission to the bank. Winning Tie wagers are paid at 8 to 1.

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    $5 minimum bet.
    $300 maximum bet.

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A chat window will automatically pop-up every time you enter Multi-Player Baccarat at Las Vegas At Home Casino. You may chat with others at the table by typing in a message at the bottom of the chat window and pressing Enter. If you prefer not to chat, you may close the chat window by clicking on the "x" button in the top right hand corner of the chat window. You may reopen the chat window at any time by clicking on "Chat" in the top menu bar.

Please refrain from using any language or discussing topics that others may deem offensive. Failure to comply with this rule may result in your removal from Las Vegas At Home Casino. If you feel that someone is abusing this rule, please send an e-mail to our support team and we will look into it.

NUMERIC KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS TOP

0Repeat last bet
EnterDeal
1Bet on Player Hand
2Bet on Banker Hand
3Bet on Tie
Up ArrowIncrease bet by $1
Down ArrowDecrease bet by $1
"<Shift>Up Arrow"Increase bet by $10
"<Shift>Down Arrow"Decrease bet by $10

Note:

A list of the previous 13 hands can be displayed by clicking on Statistics or "<Alt>S". The winning hand is shown in Green, the loser in Red, while a tie is displayed in blue.

In every game there are also three menu options (Exit, Effects and Help). By either pressing "<Alt>X" or left clicking on the Exit choice, the player may exit the game. The Effects options ("<Alt>E") allows the player to turn off the Sound, Voice and Animation (where applicable) during the game. The Help option ("<Alt>H") explains different aspects of the current game.




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