Look & Feel
House rules & RTP
Evolution Gaming offer a large range of baccarat tables – primarily Punto Banco baccarat dealt from a manually shuffled 8 deck shoe.
- For the main game, standard bets, card values, third card rules and payouts apply:
Banker bet pays: 0.95:1
Player bet pays: 1:1
Tie bet pays: 8:1
- Optional Pairs bets are also offered (but not recommended)
- Theoretical optimal return to player rate:
Banker bet: 98.94%
They have also recently added a No Commission Baccarat table with slightly different payouts on the main game (Player, Banker, Tie) and a large range of side bets, as follows:
For No Commission Baccarat, the highest returning bet is the Player bet, with a theoretical return of 98.76%.
Sample game recording
Our picks for where to play, and why
Given live baccarat involves no decision making from players after placing their bets, a table can serve a theoretically unlimited number of players. Seat availability (and therefore number of tables offered by a casino) is not really an important consideration vis-à-vis casino choice. What’s more, casinos carrying Evolution’s baccarat tables tend to carry ALL of Evolution’s generic gold baccarat tables…
House rules on these tables are identical across all casinos, with the exceptions of Genting and Grosvenor casinos (UK players accepted only) which offer an elevated (9:1) payout on Tie bets. Before getting too excited about this, a Tie bet paying 9 to 1 is still significantly inferior (in terms of RTP) to the Banker bet so this shouldn’t really be the fact driving your choice.
Really, the key difference in live baccarat tables from one Evolution Gaming casino to the next, is table limits. To this end, consult our table limits page to help make your choice.