History of Baccarat
Baccarat is one of the very simple casino games which provide lowest house benefit. From where it came is still a matter of debate as French and Italian both claim for this game. There is also ritual story behind this game and some believes it and some not.
Italian meaning of Baccarat is zero it’s because this is the number which is most commonly scored for a card in a game. Italian gambler Felix came out with the very first version of this game, then it crossed the borders and reached France.
In France it was called Chemin de Fer. They made some changes in the rules as well. In that the players can control bank and if the banker won commissioned was charged accordingly. In Britain this rule changed and European Baccarat came into existence, here casino holds controls over the bank and a dealer is provided.
During 20th century Baccarat moved to North America but didn’t get popular. Travelled from Argentina to South America then to Cuba where it was called Punto Banco. After a few years Tommy Renzoni brought this game to the casinos of Las Vegas. Here this game gets a little more success. Now as it has moved to online casinos so now people have started playing it online as well as in the casinos. It needs to have a sound mind which can play the tricks intelligently to turn all odds to your favor.