players of the games are woefully ignorant of the
mathematics and odds involved in Online Baccarat Games.
Many shy away from betting on bank, because they feel
that the 5 percent commission the house extracts on
winning bets gives the casino a 5 percent edge on
these wagers. This isn't the case, and for the benefit
of serious Online Baccarat Games players here is the
breakdown of wins and losses of both bank and player
hands, showing the house advantage for both bets and
taking into account the 5 percent collected by the
house on all winning bank bets.
50.68 percent of all bets.
Bank loses 49.32 percent of all bets.
the bank wins only 95¢ on its wins and loses
the full $1 on its losses, the exact winning percentage
and house edge is as follows:
$1.00 x 49.32 = $49.32
Bank wins $0.95 x 50.68 = $48.15
Bank net loss = $ 1.17
has a 1.17 percent edge on its bank bet.
The player bet gets paid off at even money without
any commissions due the house. However, this bet wins
fewer times than the bank wager.
wins 49.32 percent of all bets.
Player loses 50.68 percent of all bets.
appears to be not much more than "Texas Hold'em
High/Low," but the two games are very different.
At the most basic level, the rule on using exactly
two hole cards trips up new players, and beginners
frequently botch pots by incorrectly reading their
hands. (Heck, it's not unusual to see a professional
incorrectly reading misread a hand!) Beyond that,
many players are unaware of the strategic principles
of the game and tend to evaluate the strength of their
hands-particularly draws-in terms of Texas Hold'em.
This tendency leads many beginners to call with many
more hands than they should after the flop, which
sets them up for expensive second- or third-place
finishes. As you'll soon see, Omaha-8 strategy is
based on drawing to nut hands.