Baccarat Uses Three Different Languages
Baccarat uses words that came from three distinct languages, these are Italian, French and Spanish. Some baccarat words are the same words used in universal gambling games while other words are specific for baccarat alone.
> Action This refers to the total amount of money that a player bet or spend during his baccarat game.
> Baccarat Zero is the meaning of this in Italian language. A player of baccarat need not to have skills but only knowledge on the rules.
> Baccara This is Baccarat in Italy.
> Banco This is a Spanish term for Banker. A dealer of the casino is also called a banker.
> Banker This is the one who possessed the shoe and the one who deals and the same time play the hands.
> Bankroll This is the total amount that a player set aside to spend in a bet.
> Banque This is another term for Baccarat which is used in North American but with a dominant version.
> Burn Card After a card was dispatched from the shoe after shuffling and placed on the discard tray is called a burn card.
> Chemin de Fer This is how a baccarat is called in France.
> Coup A French word in baccarat for a round of play.
> Croupier This is how a dealer is called in France. But in America this is how they call a caller that organize baccarat game.
> Cut After shuffling the cards this is what players do next. Cut the deck of cards in half.
> Cut card this is a device use in cutting the cards. Often this is a solid colored card, which is made in plastic.
> Deal This means the distribution of cards.
> Dealer This is what the casino employee is called.
> Discard Tray This tray is where the cards has been placed after discarding from the shoe.
> Down Card This is how a card facing downward is called.
> Edge Edge does the house have when it got advantage over the players.
> Face Card This are the cards which have the value of zero these are the King, Queen and Jack.
> Flat Bet This is a kind of bet being place on the same placed continuously also having the same amount.
> Hand Hand are cards dealt and of course played in a round.
> House This is how a casino is called.
> Ladderman This is an employee by the casino who watches over Baccarat game. It is seated above the baccarat table for better view.
> Le Grande A French word meaning "natural 9".
> Mini Baccarat The same baccarat game but using a smaller table. A version from American Baccarat.
> Natural The first two cards that were dealt was an eight and nine.
> Palette This is a special tool used to move cards while on the Baccarat table.
> Punto Italian and Spanish term for "point". In baccarat a player is a point.
> Shoe A device that holds the deck of cards. It can hold up to eight decks.