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An improved method of playing the conventional manner of play of baccarat and game table apparatus in which a bettor makes a first wager that either a bank hand or player hand will win, the improvement comprising: the bettor having the option of making a second wager that the bank hand and the player hand will comprise in combination a four-of-a-kind of a specific card value, dealing two cards comprising the bank hand and dealing two cards comprising the player hand according to the conventional manner of play of baccarat, determining whether the combination of the bank hand and the player hand is a four-of-a-kind of the specific card value, paying off the bettor a predetermined amount if the bettor’s second wager was a winning wager wherein the combination of the bank hand and the player hand is a four-of-a-kind of the specific card value, dealing an additional card to the player hand and an additional card to the bank hand if required according to the conventional manner of play of baccarat, determining a winning hand and a losing hand according to the conventional manner of play of baccarat, paying off the bettor a predetermined amount if the bettor’s first wager was on the winning hand according to the conventional manner of play of baccarat and collecting the amount wagered on the losing hand.
The game table apparatus comprising: a game board having a generally semicircular peripheral edge about which a plurality of players are located, the game board having designated thereon a series of bet placing boxes corresponding to each of the players and a plurality of ornamental designs corresponding to each of the players, each of the ornamental designs being located at each of the bet placing boxes.
The present invention is generally directed to a method of play and apparatus for playing a casino game of chance. In particular, the present invention relates to a baccarat game and table layout for mini-baccarat or baccarat.
Moreover, the present invention will be specifically directed to a method of play that provides for an additional side wager or progressive bet to entice players to make additional wagers to receive a predetermined reward.
Also, the present invention will specifically be directed to a method of play that provides for an additional side wager, such as a progressive bet or a proxy progressive bet to entice players to make additional wagers to receive a predetermined reward facilitated by the application of a keypad to process and record all progressive bets electronically.
Furthermore, in order to stimulate and create more interest in the traditional method of playing baccarat, the present invention will introduce:
(1) A baccarat marker
(2) A baccarat bet box
(3) A baccarat table layout; and
(4) A baccarat tie call.
Baccarat is one of the more popular gambling games played in casinos or gaming establishments. As is well known, the game is played on an elongated table having a game board displayed along the upper surface of the table. The game board displays certain wagering areas, and the elongated table allows for the seating of multiple players or bettors (1-16) and the positioning of the multiple dealers (3) necessary for operating the casino game. Bettor locations are typically numbered on the table and each bettor location has an area designated for a wager on the bank hand and an area designated for a wager on the player hand. Baccarat uses a standard deck of 52 playing cards and is usually dealt from a shoe having multiple decks that have been shuffled together prior to the beginning of play.
The object of the game of baccarat is for the bettor to successfully wager on whether the bank’s hand or the player’s hand is going to win. The bettor receives even money for his wager if he selects the winning hand and loses his wager if he selects the losing hand. Because of the rules of play of baccarat, the bank’s hand has a slightly higher chance of winning than does the player’s hand. Therefore, if the bettor wagers on the bank’s hand, the bettor is required to pay to the gaming establishment a commission (typically 5%) of the amount the bettor wins. No commission is paid if the bettor successfully wagers on the player’s hand.
As disclosed in this specification, the term “conventional manner of play of baccarat” is as follows:
A multiple number of decks of standard playing cards, 52 in number, are used; typically six to twelve decks are shuffled together and placed in a shoe from which the cards are dealt during the play of the game.
Each bettor makes a wager on whether the bank’s hand or the player’s hand will win. After all, wagers are made, two cards are dealt from the shoe to the bank position and two cards are dealt from the shoe to the player’s position on the table layout. The cards are turned face up and the value of the bank hand and the player hand is determined.
Aces count as one; kings, queens, jacks, and tens count as zero, and the other cards count as their respective face value. The suits (hearts, diamonds, spades, and clubs) have no meaning in baccarat. The highest hand value in baccarat is nine. All hand values range from a low of zero to a high of nine. If when the cards are added together, the total of the hand exceeds nine, then the hand value is determined by subtracting ten from the total of the hand. For example, a seven and nine total sixteen, but the hand value is six. An Ace and a nine total ten, but the hand value is zero.