Baccarat is a very simple yet nice game. In fact baccarat is considered to be very popular in Europe.
The word baccarat comes from the Italian word baccara which means zero. People familiar with the game know that the 2nd digit of the sum of the cards is discarded and the face cards (kings, queens, and cats) have values ??of 0. Therefore the name Baccara of Italy was used. In fact outside of North America, baccarat playing is still called baccara.
Baccarat gambling historians persist that the game originated from Italy because of the word baccara. But they have no facts or historical record to prove the game of baccarat started in Italy. Historical baccarat records that are currently reliable date only from the mid-nineteenth century.
In spite of the baccarat that plays the mysterious story it has lots of variations. One thing for sure is that the variations of baccarat playing throughout history have influenced the way baccarat is played.
Historical records of Baccarat playing in the Middle Ages began during 1490. During this time, baccarat playing used cards of Tarot. Baccarat playing became popular very quickly even during the middle ages.
The current game of baccarat played is intended to be an effect of the French game Vingt-et-un. The name of the sounds of the game as he was played by the men of the caverns. But the French game of the Vingt-et-un is really blackjack.
As time went on, the baccarat playing was developed in two variations. The two variations are the French version called Chemin de Fer and the European Baccarat Baccarat also called Punto.
The rules of both games are similar. The only main difference is the role of the banker. In European baccarat the house game plays the role of the banker. In French baccarat the game of one of the players will be the banker. In French baccarat, the role of the banker is broken.
The current and most popular variation of baccarat playing originated in England. The game of baccarat playing America reached through the British colonizers who went to southern America.
The game became very popular in Cuban resources that were frequented by Americans until the 1950s. During the late 1950s the Cuban government closed these casinos . But good things never end.
So when the game was closed in Cuba, it was brought to the United States in the dunes casino in Las Vegas.
Baccarat playing is a game that will be a part of game history. This is because baccarat playing is a fun and simple game that can be played by anyone.