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Table Games Serious baccarat players -

Discussion in 'Table Games' started by Drewm1972, Jul 17, 2016.

  1. Drewm1972

    Drewm1972 Low-Roller

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    hey guys...
    I been playing Bacc since sept of 2015, learned it at bellagio hotel (25 per hand) now, I'm kinda sucked in lol been playing since then - now I'm at average 450 per hand and upto 1500/2000 if shoe going right.
    Anyhow, I wanted to see how you serious players "play"?

    1 what's your buy in? Average? I'm at 3k per session
    2 what's your average bet? I'm at 450 per hand
    3. Do you have method of playing or just simply guessing?
    3a method - some use Hong Kong Macau style chart or 4 lines or 6 lines?
    4. Do you normally play whole shoe? I usually play just one shoe
    5. Is ther target amount? If I'm up 50% to 70% of my buy in then I usually quit.

    I just want to see how others play in Bacc game... Share some ideas and experience as well.
    Thanks,
     
    Bruno Mars at Park Theaters w SkyLofts
  2. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    I wouldn't call myself a serious player, but I am a frequent player. My buy in depends on what level I feel like betting at. typically, I buy in for twenty times my bet level, which varies between $100 and $5k a hand. I have had some spirited debates with folks over the years about baccarat strategy, but I fall into the category of believing that past results are not predictive of future hands and there are not patterns you can follow to know what will happen next. So with that in mind, I tend to play for streaks. If either side hits three in a row, I follow that side until the streak ends. And when in doubt, I bet on bank
     
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  3. Drewm1972

    Drewm1972 Low-Roller

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    I appreciate your sharing...do you play locally as well or mostly in Vegas?
    When you play in Vegas - does table/dealer don't have problem offering free hand(s)? Here in. Midwest they will not offer free hand at MGM property!!! Unreal it force us to bet the damn hand
     
    Bruno Mars at Park Theaters w SkyLofts
  4. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    No local casinos in my home. I have never had a problem asking for a free hand in Vegas
     
  5. Wonka

    Wonka Tourist

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    my local casino allows free hand only if you get a reserve table. Other than that i find only Vegas provides free hands on only midi games.
     
  6. Jackpot Johnny

    Jackpot Johnny Well-Known Member

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    $3K buy-in per session seems very, very low for a $450 average bet. Usually I'd buy in at twenty units, something around $9K for a $450 bet. Do you bet much less starting and only go up if you win? How do you calculate your "risk of ruin"?
     
  7. Drewm1972

    Drewm1972 Low-Roller

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    Jackpot - great point!!! Yes it is very low considering average bet 450 here in Midwest MGM property doesn't allow free hand at all!!! It's at 50 min so... I will play 50 to just see hand then when it's right time I bet out...like I mentioned I don't usually play whole shoe maybe 1/3 tops if not 25 hands total... Maybe little more. Otherwise it seem like I can not get a ahead
     
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  8. Drewm1972

    Drewm1972 Low-Roller

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    Jackpot where do you play most? In Vegas I'm excited they do free hand I believe it's very critical that they offer it for my style of betting....I have played with much larger buyin however before I changed my style I have paid my dues, yes indeed that is why I try not to buy in no more than 3000 per session and no more than 7500 max buyin per day if situation got worst
     
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  9. Wes97

    Wes97 Tourist

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    Where can I find a midi baccarat game on the strip at a reasonable price point? Don't really want to play with the big guns at Caesar's, etc.... but I would like to play something bigger than the mini version, which can get rather tedious IMO. Thanks.