There are many card games when online gambling and one of the oldest of them must be Baccarat but the game of Baccarat is not played that often and the probable reason is that people do not understand the game. Previously at land based casinos Baccarat for some reason was considered a game for the wealthy and as such was separated off from the rest of the casino which actually only added to the mystery surrounding it but interestingly Baccarat is the simplest of gambling games to play and requires no skill whatsoever. Any online gambling provider that has an online casino now carries Baccarat and it is particularly popular at the live casino option but it lends itself very well to online casino play as although there is a dealer he or she must follow very strict rules when playing the cards. When you are gambling on Baccarat for the first time you will probably find it strange that the dealer is playing both of the hands dealt which are called the player and the bank but as already stated there are very strict rules on when a card can be drawn and when not. The other big advantage of Baccarat gambling is that you can bet on either hand to win which means that online Baccarat is a pure gambling game. The chances that the banker will win are slightly better than that the player will win but that is cunningly compensated for by a 10% reduction on every win by the banker. It is also possible that the hands will be tied so that is the third bet possible but it does not happen very often which is why any winning bet on a tie will pay at odds of 9:1. The value of cards can also be confusing as anything over ten is reduced by ten but if you play a few hands for free you should soon master what is going on.