Either the cumulative amount bet over a period of time or the amount bet in a specific wager.
A person who routinely wagers large sums of money.
A person who works with the croupier to cheat the casino.
The name of this card game and a reference to the worst hand, which is two cards amounting to zero points.
A Spanish baccarat term used to refer to the dealer although it translates to mean bank or banker.
One of the three betting options that pays 1:1, however, a 5% commission is deducted from winning bets.
The total amount of money a player intends to spend on gambling.
A baccarat variant that is played with one banker hand and two player hands, and is quite popular in Europe.
When players bet with €
100 black chips.
Chips with a €
The act of discarding the top three to six cards right after shuffling and before the start of a new game.
The area of the casino where players cash out their chips.
The individual responsible for the cards on the baccarat table.
A French baccarat term meaning hit me that is used to request another card from the dealer.
Area in a casino where a player converts casino chips into cash.
A casino employee caters to player requests, especially those of high rollers.
Casino executive responsible for the operation of a casino.
A betting system where a player mimics the betting tactics of those who are doing well at the roulette table.
The tray where casino chips are kept.
Another name for casino chips.
A baccarat variant where a player is deals the cards, takes bets and also acts as the bank. It is also known as European baccarat and railroad, and mainly intended for high rollers.
Small, coin-shaped tokens used instead of real money when wagering at a casino.
Determining the value of a stack of chips by eyeballing the stack, primarily in tournaments.
The plate where the dealer keeps and distributes casino chips to players.
When a dealer pays off a winning bet with the same denomination chips as those wagered.
The action of exchanging lower denomination chips to larger denomination chips.
The 5% commission fee due to the casino on winning bank bets.
A free bonus or other freebies given out to players by the casino.
An automatic shuffling machine that randomly mixes the discards in with the remaining cards after each round.
The value of the tally in a card counting system.
When the casino counts all the chips of tournament players after a specified number of hands.
A French baccarat term used to refer to a single round of baccarat.
Another name for the members of staff at a land-based casino.
An individual who professionally cheats in land-based casinos as a means of making a living.
The act of dividing the deck of cards in half once they have been shuffled.
A plastic, coloured-card used to split the deck after shuffling
Any unplayed cards that are behind the cut card in a dealing shoe.
The act of splitting cards once shuffling has been completed by the dealer.
An open table with no players.
The player-facing individual who is responsible for dealing the cards to the players and ensuring each round of the baccarat game runs smoothly.
A standard deck of fifty-two playing cards.
The area where all the played cards are placed.
Cards that have already been used in a shuffle that have been placed in the discard tray.
A card that is turned face down. Also referred to as a hole card.
A baccarat side bet that is won if a specific hand wins by at least four points.
In brick-and-mortar casinos, the area where the players’ money is placed when buying chips at the table.
Having an advantage over a game.
What the player, or the casino, can expect to win or lose during a game. This is based on prior statistics and is usually given as a percentage estimation.
In land-based casinos, the cameras mounted in glass bubbles, on the ceiling in casinos, used to observe both the player and dealer. Sometimes abbreviated to EITS.
Picture cards, that is the Jack, Queen and King, in any standard deck of playing cards. In baccarat, they are worth zero points.
A land-based baccarat term used to refer to the act of placing bets.
The act of betting the same amount on each successive hand without any variation throughout a baccarat game.
In land-based casinos, the individual who supervises all of the operating tables.
The specific amount of money that a player deposits at a land-based casino before heading to the tables.
A player who is a big tipper.
Chips valued at €
A player who is a scammer or cheater.
A casino that targets risk averse gamblers with low betting limits.
The cards that the player or the dealer is holding. In Blackjack, a hand can be either a soft hand, a hard hand or a neutral hand, depending on the cards held.
When the dealer holds the cards in their hand as opposed to placing them in a dealing shoe.
The attention a player attracts from the casino’s management if they’re seen to be winning too frequently.
A player who wagers large sums of money.
The amount of money retained by the house. Also referred to as the hold percentage.
To be on a winning streak.
Any table where players are on a winning streak and the house is losing
The house sets the rules and governs over how a game is played. This is usually the casino itself.
A player who is a good tipper
A betting strategy that optimises logarithmic bankroll growth while minimizing risk.
The best hand in baccarat consisting of two cards that equal nine points combined. Also called a natural.
The second best hand in Baccarat made up of two cards that equal eight points combined. Also referred to as a natural.
One of three dealers who supervises the baccarat table in a land-based casino.
An individual who wagers small sums of money.
A player who will be defrauded by a con artist.
If you would like to borrow money from the casino, you’ll get a piece of paper which you need to sign. Paying back your markers means paying back the money that you have borrowed. Not to be confused with the term Marker from roulette tables which defines the tool used by the croupier to indicate the winning number
A casino promotion where players are given bonus chips and, should their wagers win, they’ll receive real chips in return.
A smaller version of the game that can cater for up to seven players and comes with much lower minimum bet levels.
The amount of money being bet at a given time.
In land-based casinos, a call to inform the croupier and the pit boss that a player is betting with real money, and not chips.
Slang for a ten or a face card.
Eight card decks containing 52 cards each and used at the start of the shuffling.
When the total the first two hands dealt to a player is either an eight or a nine.
A casino tool used to push money into the drop box.
In land-based casinos, a long rectangular, wooden stick that dealers use for moving cards across the table during a game of baccarat.
The act of doubling a wager after a win.
The area of table games in a land-based casino. Could also signify an exclusive section where the high-roller baccarat tables are kept.
One of the three betting options that pays 1:1 while the house edge is slightly over 1%.
The act of increasing bet amounts after a single win or a winning streak.
An individual who is playing a game of baccarat.
A Spanish baccarat term used to refer to a player.
A popular baccarat variant and the Spanish name for modern baccarat which literally translates to Player Bank.
In Baccarat, a tied bet where the player has neither won or lost such that the money is held over until the next round.
In Blackjack, the situation when the dealer and the player have the same total number in their hands at the end of the game. In this case, the player’s bet is returned to them with no profit. Also referred to as a stand off.
Green chips valued at €
Another term for the baccarat variant Chemin de Fer.
A variation of mini-baccarat where a dealer sits in the middle of a stadium of computer terminals. Players can make bets on their own screen which shows a digital table layout.
The act of labelling the player and the amounts they wager for comps.
The mathematical probability of a player losing their whole bankroll.
A baccarat side bet option that allows players to bet on a series of hands.
Either the duration of time a table is open for or the period of time a player chooses to spend at the table.
The amount of money that the player assigns to play with for a single session.
A staff member that lures people to the Baccarat table.
An automatic dealing machine used in the dealing process.
A game of blackjack where to dealer uses a shoe to deal the cards. It’s usually used when more than two decks of cards are in play.
Another term for bank.
When the dealer mixes the cards in a random fashion before dealing.
The early shuffling of the cards.
If a player is on a good run, this term is used in jest to indicate that.
Twenty roulette chips placed on top of each other.
When the player and the bank are joined in a tie.
The rules by which the participants in the game receive a third card.
The instance when the player and banker have the same score such that individuals who placed a tie bet win. Also referred to as a standoff.
One of the three betting options available that pays 8:1 as such an outcome is quite rare and come with a house edge of over 14%.
A gratuity given to a dealer, or any individual who works in the casino, by a player. Also referred to as a toke.
A player who is a stingy tipper.
Promotional competitions run by casinos where players compete against one another for a prize. These campaigns typically include a form of leaderboard to keep track of players’ progress.
A term used to refer to an individual who is not allowed on the casino’s premises anymore.
The correct probability of a specific outcome.
When the cards remaining in the deck that are in the casino’s favour.
The minimum wager that a player chooses to bet.
The dealer’s exposed card which is seen by all players such that they may examine their own playing options.
Also referred to as vig, juice or under-juice, is the amount charged by a bookmaker for taking a bet from a player.
Another term for bet.
A term used to refer to a high-roller.