Mr Green offers a world of classic casino games. One of the ones we offer is the fun and immersive baccarat. As with many other traditional casino games, this game has a debated history.
Most agree that baccarat has its roots in Italy, where it originated more than 500 years ago. Back then, it was primarily a game reserved for the country’s finer social classes. Later, baccarat moved to France, where the nobility and royalty made it a popular activity. In the French setting, the game was given another name; Chemin de fer. In England, too, the attractive game was tried out. Here they dubbed the game Punto Banco and later brought it to the United States, where it quickly became popular.
Today, baccarat has taken the online gambling world by storm, with Mr Green seeing a huge interest in both our online and live versions of baccarat. It’s also a fun and relatively simple game that everyone can play. In particular, Mr Green makes it easy to get started. With us, you can play baccarat for free and for fun. It’s a great way to get to know baccarat while practising your technique. This can be a great approach before you potentially decide to take on our online baccarat or live version. All online baccarat games from Mr Green are based on Random Number Generator (RNG). This means that we give you completely fair and random games at all times.
How to play baccarat
Baccarat is a fairly straightforward game that is easy to learn. Since you are dealt two cards and the goal is to get as close to a certain amount as possible, the game is similar to blackjack in some ways. However, there are also some differences, such as the fact that bets are placed before the cards are dealt and that there are no ways to influence the game after the bets have been placed. In the following section we will tell you more about this and teach you everything about how baccarat is played.
Online baccarat vs. live baccarat – what’s the difference?
Maybe you are a new player who wants to get to know baccarat. You may have tried free baccarat at Mr Green before, but now feel ready to add some funds and a new element to this fun casino game. In that case, online baccarat is the perfect solution for you as a new or more experienced player.
In online baccarat, all attention is on you, as it is you and you alone who are playing against the computer.
However, with the beautiful graphics from Evolution Gaming, you get much of the same authentic experience as if you were playing live baccarat.
At the same time, you get all the traditional side bets, while you can choose from as many as 12 great VIP baccarat tables.
Extra features are included, while you can also choose to move from online baccarat to live baccarat by pressing the GO-LIVE button. This feature makes it straightforward to move on in your baccarat games.
You may now feel familiar with the rules and setup of baccarat. You may have already pressed the GO-LIVE button, which has sent you to our live baccarat, also developed by Evolution Gaming. In that case, a unique and highly authentic experience awaits you here.
In live baccarat, real dealers are ready to greet you and guide you through the games.
These baccarat games are filmed and streamed in superb resolution, so you can expect a complete experience when playing live baccarat at Mr Green.
Via live chat, you can also communicate with the dealer, which brings a wonderful social element to your gaming experience.
Tips for Baccarat
Baccarat is not the kind of table game that has a lot of different strategies that can be used. The charm of the game, and what makes it popular, is the easy entertainment it offers. With that in mind, we have a few valuable tips in this section that you might want to know about, such as when the house has the biggest advantage.
Did you know this about Baccarat?
The game was introduced in France in the late 15th century, but originated in Italy where it was first played with tarot cards.
There is even older evidence of a similar game being used in an ancient ritual where a young girl would roll a nine-sided die to determine her fate.
Baccarat was known as a game for the rich since the game was only for the French elite before it was introduced as a casino game.
Baccarat means zero in Italian and is the worst hand in the game.
In 1990, a Japanese real estate agent won a total of $25 million dollars playing baccarat at two American casinos.
When the game was first introduced at a US casino, the house lost $250,000 in one night.
Play baccarat on your mobile
Mobile devices have made everyday life easier, and now Mr Green is making it even easier. In the form of our mobile app, you can now take your favourite game with you everywhere you go as you make your way through everyday life. That means you can play baccarat wherever you are. Forget about games that only match the four walls of your home. That’s now a thing of the past with the introduction of games on the go from Mr Green. All you have to do to play anytime, anywhere is download and install our smart, easy-to-use app. Then you’ll have free access to your favourite games wherever your travels take you.
Other popular table and card games from Mr Green
Baccarat is just one of many popular table and card games you’ll find at Mr Green. We also offer poker, which has long been one of the world’s most popular card games. You choose whether you want to play online poker or live poker. Both are possible when you play at Mr Green. Our selection also offers fun and classic games like roulette, blackjack and craps. These attractive games are also available in an online and live version. As with baccarat, the online versions are particularly useful if you are new to the game and want to practice playing each game. The live versions, on the other hand, are superb if you want to add an extra interesting element to your games.