Bidding for the : bank at chemin de fer at the outset
of play and when a player voluntarily gives up the
Online Baccarat Games (pronounced bahcah-rah). The
name of the games, derived from baccara, the Italian
Online Baccarat Games en Banque. A variation of chemin
de fer, where three hands are dealt, and there are
no set rules governing the bank's play. Also known
as Online Baccarat Games a deux tableaux.
Banco. The term used by a player who decides to fade
the entire bank bet in chemin de fer.
Banco Prime. The privilege of the player to the bank's
right to fade the entire bank bet in chemin de fer
when there is more than one player calling banco.
Bank, Bank Hand. The hand in all forms of Online Baccarat
Games which is dealt to last and which acts last.
Burned Cards. Cards discarded after the decks have
been cut and before actual play begins.
Callman. The dealer who runs or calls the games of
Online Baccarat Games.
Chemin de Fer. The European version of Online Baccarat
Games, where players bet among themselves.
Chemmy. The English slang term for chemin de fer.
Commission. The 5 percent the house takes on winning
bank bets in Online Baccarat Games. Also the 5 percent
commission on net wins by bank in chemin de fer.
Cover, Cover the Bank Bet, See Fade
Croupier. French term for the dealer.
classic collusion play is for players to covertly
share information with each other that is not available
in fair play, by somehow communicating what types
of hands they hold or what actions they want their
partner to take. Signals could be encoded in anything
from the way that chips are stacked to footsie under
the table. Players who communicate in this way would
have increased power to shape the hand to their advantage
by keeping other players in or getting them out. At
its lowest level, collusion can be as simple as two
players playing easy against each other. No covert
communication or elaborate planning is required for
players to develop an unfair advantage this way. This
is not a significant issue in a regular live game,
but it can really taint tournament play (see chapter