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The game of Baccarat started in Italy 600 years ago, way back in the 1400’s, before it spread to France and later to England. In Australia, Baccarat might have been imported by the British, and it can now be found in real casinos and online casinos all over the country.
Live Baccarat has quite the stylish reputation, one that was made famous in early James Bond movies. Bond played it as his preferred game, surrounded by suave villains and classy women. Live Baccarat in Australia, of course, can now be played online and in your shorts and a t-shirt, surrounded by friends on your own!
Somewhere along the way in the course of its evolution, casino owners successfully marketed Baccarat as a game for high-end players by setting high minimum bets, and they hid the Baccarat tables in special rooms with posh leather chairs. This upscale shift helped add to the allure of the game.
But no matter what you’re wearing – this is Australia after all, mate – you can always recreate this in your own home if you really want to get into the Baccarat mood.
Real money, live dealer Baccarat games are available online at Ignition every day, so you can find a game that brings you that real casino feeling at almost any time of the day.
Baccarat is a game of chance that is easy to learn – even if it’s maybe a bit tricky to pronounce (try Bah-kur-RAH). It’s fun to play with online friends too.
Simply pick the amount you want to wager with, have a good plan for how much time and money you want to spend, and take a minute to read below for the basic rules of Live Baccarat and the benefits of playing at Ignition.
You’ll be playing for real money real soon with a live baccarat dealer!
How to play live baccarat in Australia for real money?
You place bets on either the “player,” the “banker” or the “tie”, so you won’t be needing to battle other players at the same time.
Once your bet is in place, the Player and Banker will each receive two Baccarat cards from an online multiple deck shoe, face-up. (Check to make sure how many decks are in the shoe if you’re a serious player – most, like Ignition, use six decks for real money Baccarat).
Aces are valued at 1 point, twos through nines at face value (the number on the card) and face cards are worth zero points.
The dealer distributes two cards to himself for the “banker” hand and two cards to the person designated the “player”. A hand’s score is the right digit of the sum of the two cards. The left digit is canceled – meaning you can’t go over 9. So, a 5 and a 6 is scored as a 1. A pair of 5’s is scored as a zero, and so on.
The score will always range from zero to 9, meaning that nine is the best score. Suits don’t matter in online live Baccarat, so you can just focus on the numbers.
After the initial deal, the player or the banker stands when dealt a hand with a score of 8 or 9 (a “natural”). The player also stands if he is dealt a 6 or 7. Otherwise, the player draws a third card.
When the player does not have a natural, the banker hits on totals of zero to 2. If the player stands, the banker hits on 5 or less. If the player hits, the banker acts according to rules that determine whether he hits or stands.
The hand with a higher score wins. Bets on player pay even money. Bets on the banker pay 19 to 20, or .95 to 1. The tie pays 8 to 1. Bets on banker and player push in the event of a tie.
While online baccarat is mostly a game of chance, there are several ways to play that might help you really hit it big.
At the table with a live dealer, you’ll see a number of different odds to wager on. Any pair pays 5:1, while hitting a tie pays you 8:1. Straight up betting on the Player hand is a 1:1 bet, and you can even bet on the Banker if you’d like.
All along, you’ll feel like you’re in a live casino no matter where you’re sitting in Oz. Ignition’s live dealers do a great job at keeping the game moving, and you’ll see just how great the user interface is as soon as you log in.
Aiming even higher? A perfect pair pays 25:1, which will have you rolling like Bond himself in his latest sweet ride.
What are the live baccarat games you can play at Ignition Casino?
You can have your pick from different betting amounts when you play live Baccarat online with Ignition.
We’ve got three table limit ranges to pick from, There are $5-$100 Baccarat tables for new players or experienced online players who want to play conservatively. Then we’ve got $25-$1000 table limits for those wanting to try out a little more action, and $100-$2,500 table limits for some high rollers who are hoping to cash in and have some fun with live dealer baccarat in online casino in Australia.
Why should you play live baccarat at Ignition Casino?
There are plenty of good reasons to play live Baccarat for real money at Ignition. They mostly mean more cash in your account to play with, so let’s take a look at some of the offers…
The two main deposit bonuses are the Welcome Bonus and the Weekly Match reload bonus, both of which are triggered when you add funds to your account.
New players can collect up to $2,000 AUD in bonus funds through a 100% match on their first deposit, with one half good in the casino and the other half for poker. Make that deposit using crypto and it rockets up to $3,000.
When you reload your bankroll with your next deposit, be sure to use the special Weekly Match bonus code made available weekly to regular players. That code entitles you to instant online casino bonuses of up to $100 at a 100% match rate. A great weekly way to play online live Baccarat.
All that bonus cash gets even bigger when you play using cryptocurrency at Ignition. There are more details below, but you need to know about the Crypto Weekly Boost Bonus.
Every week, you can score this bonus 100% up to $1000 match bonus when you deposit using any accepted cryptocurrency. And given the changing nature of the exchange rate, cashing these bonus funds out at the a later date for more than you initially received them can mean even more money for that next round of live Baccarat online at Ignition.
Tell a Friend
We’re all in when it comes to adding a boost to your bankroll anytime you tell a friend about Ignition Casino and they then sign up and make a deposit.
The Tell a Friend offer is easy money, and for good reason. For a couple of seconds of work, you can cash in when you bring your mates into Ignition, with 200% of your friend’s first deposit up to $100, plus an extra $25 when their deposit is made using crypto.
More Promotions at Ignition Casino
There are way more bonuses to cash in on too. You can score Ignition Rewards – points that you can cash in later for bonus cash – every time you play live Baccarat online. You’ll earn points playing online pokies too, as well as online roulette, blackjack, and poker too.
Regular Hot Drop Jackpots are a popular new feature in our online casino, along with Weekly Poker Freerolls, the $10K Monthly Giveaway and many more great bonus offers and casino promotions. Have a look at the Promotions page regularly as there’s always something to get fired up about at Ignition.
Play Live Baccarat with Cryptocurrency
Playing live baccarat by using cryptocurrency means no credit card hassles, no dealing with banks, ensures strict privacy protections, and you won’t be charged any deposit or withdrawal fees.
We’ve also got more than just Bitcoin (BTC) to play with these days. Aussie crypto players can also use Bitcoin SV (BSV), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum (ETH), and USD Tether (USDT).
Crypto offers the lowest minimum wager and the highest maximum wager too, so you can pretty much aim as low or as high for those juicy jackpots, plus you’ll have access to more of your winnings sooner.
It’s safe too – you’ll see the funds turn into AUD as soon as they hit your account, and there’s no risk of credit card fraud.
We offer plenty of crypto games, such as Bitcoin pokies, crypto poker and more. So don’t hesitate and try your luck at our Bitcoin casino today!
What other games can you play at Ignition Casino?
Online baccarat is always a favorite – a casino classic game of chance that you can get into quickly and can have you feeling like a high-rolling Monte Carlo player as suave as James Bond.
And who’s got 21? Online blackjack is always a popular game and Ignition has eight different varieties to play, from classic to double deck to perfect pairs and more.
Hot Drop Jackpots are a great new arrival at Ignition’s online casino, with guaranteed jackpots on some of our most popular online pokies around the clock.
Table games come in all shapes and sizes, from dice games to the thrilling new games that we launch regularly, and from online poker games to online roulette.
And make sure you check out our guide on how to play baccarat and win!