This is a general outline to playing the game of Baccarat online. Some of the features may differ depending on the online casino you choose to play with but this guide should give you a good understanding and provide you with the knowledge needed to get started.
To get started click on a chip of desired value to select it, then move your cursor to the middle of the screen and click on any of the three areas on the table (player, banker or tie) to place your bet there. Every click on the area adds one chip to the bet. Select another chip if you wish to increase the bet by some other amount. Right clicking on the area removes one chip. You can place several chips into several areas at the same time.
Now that you have placed your bet you are ready to deal. Click the Deal button and cards will be dealt and you will see the game result. Click New Game if you wish to play again. Place your bets as described above and click Deal. You can also click Rebet to place the same bet as in the previous round.
The standard button layout for online Baccarat us as follows:
Deal: This will deal out the cards, you must first place your bet.
Rebet: Place the same bet as in the previous round and deal the cards.
Skip Turn: This will skip your turn when playing in multiplayer mode.
New Game: This will start a new game round.
Game History: This will show you the dates, bets and results of your previous game rounds.
Chat: Used too chat with other players, in multiplayer mode only. Click this button, type your message and then click this button or simply press enter on your keyboard..
Help: This will provide you with help during game play or between game rounds.
Options: Open the Options dialog box .
Lobby: Press this to exit the game and go back to lobby. You can't exit in the middle of a game round.
If you are disconnected from the Internet in the middle of a game, re-establish your Internet connection and log back into the casino. You can then click the Game History button to see the outcome of your previous round. Your play will still be valid and any winning will have been credited to your account.
You are now ready to begin playing online Baccarat. Good luck and, as always, please play smartly!
This article was posted on November 23, 2005