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There’s an exciting table game that’s taking CoolCat Casino by storm. It’s called baccarat, and it’s one of the most thrilling card counting games you’ll ever play.

How Free Baccarat Games Work

Never played baccarat before? It’s incredibly fun, unbelievably easy, and a great way to kill an afternoon. For everything you need to know about how to play baccarat online, and other casino games for free read on.

How to play

Card games that let you make decisions are said to offer better odds. In blackjack, you can choose to hit, stand, split, or double down. And while you don’t have the same decisions in online baccarat, you’ve actually got one big decision that trumps them all. Instead of putting your money on your hand and hoping the dealer doesn’t bust, you can choose to bet on either your hand or the dealer’s hand.


Online baccarat rules are really easy to grasp. In this game, the magic number is 9. You want to hit 9, or get as close to 9 as possible. To start, both hands are dealt two cards each. Up to three cards may be dealt, but that depends on what the total of the first two cards are. If the hand totals 0 through 5, you’ll see a third card drop. If it’s 6 or 7, a third card isn’t dealt. And 8 or 9 hand total means the hand automatically wins. And a tie between the dealer and the player pays out 9 to 1.

Other Things You Should Know About

When you play online baccarat, it’s impossible to go over 9. If you’re dealt a 6 and then an 8, the hand total is actually four. Another card would then be dealt. That’s because instead of counting above 9, the hand resets to zero.


Online Baccarat is definitely a game of chance, but you can use the history tool to make the right guesses. As in other online casino games, it’s a good idea to practice on the ‘play for fun’ mode of the game. Select the ‘History’ panel on the left of the game table which keeps a track of the wins by the player, banker and tie. Several sessions of Baccarat on CoolCat Casino will help you assess the pattern of the game, and you can make a fairly educated guess in your ‘play for money’ sessions.

Simple Baccarat rules, high payouts and an engaging game, is what makes it so much fun to play. When you’ve decided to gamble through an online casino, and have a medium sized bankroll, Baccarat is one of the games you can include on your menu.

Starting off with bets that are on the lower end of the table limit, you can play a game or two to test the waters. You can be a little more adventurous once you’ve made some money, and have understood the pattern the game is following.

Tips For Winning

We’ve got one free online baccarat strategy tip that you shouldn’t ignore. Tie bets are enticing, especially with a massive payout of 9:1. Imagine betting $100 and hitting a tie bet. You’d walk away with $900 on a single bet. But while this seems amazing, tie bets don’t happen as often as most people think. So we recommend betting on a tie every so often instead of every hand.



  • Dealer: Unlike other casino card games, in baccarat you don’t play against the dealer. Instead, you can actually bet on the dealer’s hand. If you think the dealer will win, put your chips on Dealer.
  • Player: If you’re confident that the player’s hand will take it, drop your chips on Player.
  • Tie: Ties don’t happen that often in baccarat, but if they do, and if you’ve bet on a tie, you’ll get paid 9:1. So if you’ve got a gut feeling, go for it.
  • Deal: Once you’ve dropped your chips on a certain bet, you can change your decision if you think you’ve bet too much or too little. But when you’re ready to see the cards, lock in your bet by hitting Deal.

Want to put your new knowledge to the test? Free games plus a big deposit bonus are waiting for you when you sign up at Cool Cat!

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