Play Online Baccarat at Jackpot City

Online baccarat might be lesser known than some of Jackpot City’s other casino games, but it sure packs an entertainment punch. Find out how to play baccarat online along with the game’s variations, strategies and terminology below.

Real™ Baccarat with Sarati
Real ™ Baccarat with Sarati is an RNG baccarat game with movie-quality visuals featuring friendly Californian dealer Sarati. Place Banker, Player, and Tie bets as you interact one-on-one with her at a real baccarat table. Consult five traditional road maps and place Banker and Player Pair bets on the side. Enjoy fluid, mobile-optimized play, streamlined video, and error-free dealing.
Real™ Baccarat with Sarati Game Guide
Switch Baccarat
Switch Baccarat is an authentic virtual casino card game by Switch Studios. The game features realistic RNG baccarat game play with Player, Banker, Tie, and Pairs bets. Squeeze Mode enables you to flip and rotate the cards of your chosen hand for increased suspense. The Scorecard gives you access to the traditional Baccarat Roads to facilitate strategic decisions.
Switch Baccarat Game Guide
Switch Dragon Tiger
Switch Dragon Tiger is a stripped-down version of baccarat played with just two cards. Back the Dragon or the Tiger to win in this elegant, minimalist Asian-themed game. Experience fluid game play on any device variation and enjoy placing even-money bets, 11:1 Tie bets, and 50:1. Plan your strategy with the advanced Scorecard and squeeze the cards for the ultimate in suspense!
Switch Dragon Tiger Game Guide
Real™ Baccarat with Courtney
Real ™ Baccarat with Courtney is an interactive RNG baccarat game featuring the charismatic Courtney as your personal dealer. Enjoy one-on-one interaction at a private table as you place Banker, Player, and Tie bets. Access traditional road maps and place Banker and Player Pair side bets. Rely on fluid game-play, flawless dealing, and smooth video streaming on desktop or mobile.
Real™ Baccarat with Courtney Game Guide
Switch No Commission Baccarat
Switch No Commission Baccarat is an advanced baccarat variation that does away with the house commission on winning Banker hands. Enjoy virtual RNG game play with a minimalist design and strong colours. Player, Banker, Tie, and Pair bets are available. Peel and rotate the cards for added suspense. Access advanced Roadmap statistics on the Scorecard.
Switch No Commission Baccarat Game Guide
Real™ Baccarat with Holly
Real ™ Baccarat with Holly is a virtual RNG baccarat game with Hollywood-style production values. Holly is your friendly, down-to-earth dealer with a bubbly personality that lights up her private baccarat table. This game provides an authentic baccarat experience, complete with five traditional road maps and Pairs side bets. The gameplay is fluid, with seamless video streaming.
Real™ Baccarat with Holly Game Guide

Online Baccarat Variations

  • Punto Banco: A straightforward, popular version of online baccarat in Canada, where you bet on the player, banker, or tie outcome.
  • Chemin de Fer: A variant where you take turns to be the banker, making strategic decisions and competing against each other.
  • Baccarat Banque: In this version, the role of banker is auctioned off and the game involves higher stakes and more strategic play.
  • Mini Baccarat: A simplified and faster-paced version of baccarat online, often favoured by beginners and those seeking quick rounds of play.
  • Live Baccarat: Offers an authentic baccarat casino experience with real-life dealers and interactive gameplay, streamed live for online players.

Online Baccarat Strategies

Various strategies exist that can be applied to online casino baccarat, each with its own approach to maximising the chances of winning. One common strategy is the Martingale system, where players double their bet after every losing bet, aiming to recoup previous money lost and make a profit when a win occurs. Conversely, the Paroli system involves doubling the bet after each win, capitalising on winning streaks while limiting losses during losing streaks. Additionally, some online baccarat players opt for pattern recognition, looking for trends or patterns in previous hands to inform their betting decisions, although this approach is largely based on superstition rather than statistical evidence.

Casino baccarat games offers straightforward payout structures based on the outcome of the hand. Betting on the player or banker and winning results in a 1:1 payout, meaning you receive an equal amount to your original bet. However, there's usually a commission on banker bets, typically around 5%, which is subtracted from the payout. Ties, while less common, offer the highest potential payout, usually at odds of 8:1 or 9:1, but they also come with higher house edges.

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Online Baccarat Terminology

  • Banker: The online baccarat casino’s dealer, acting on behalf of the house.
  • Player: The contender playing against the banker in an online baccarat game.
  • Tie: A rare outcome where both the banker and player hands have the same total points.
  • Natural: An initial hand totalling 8 or 9 points, resulting in an automatic win unless it's a tie.
  • Commission: A small fee charged by the house on winning banker bets.
  • Shoe: The device used to hold and dispense cards during the game.
  • Cut Card: A coloured card placed in the shoe to indicate when the deck needs to be reshuffled.
  • Burning: Discarding a certain number of cards from the shoe before starting the game to ensure fairness.
  • House Edge: The statistical advantage that the baccarat casino has online over the players in a particular game.
  • Standoff: Another term for a tie outcome in online casino baccarat.

How to Play Baccarat Online

After joining an online casino in Canada to play baccarat, the next step would be to understand the basics of playing baccarat online:

Baccarat Rules

  • Objective: Reach a hand total closest to 9 by adding the values of dealt cards.
  • Player's Rules: Player draws a third card if initial total is 0-5, stands if it's 6-7.
  • Banker's Rules: Banker's action depends on player's draw and their own hand.

Bet Types

  • Player Bet: Wager on the player's hand winning.
  • Banker Bet: Wager on the banker's hand winning.
  • Tie Bet: Wager on both hands tying in value.

Card Values

  • Number Cards: 2 through 9 are face value.
  • Face Cards and 10s: Have a value of 0.
  • Aces: Count as 1.


  • Player Bet: House edge around 1.24%.
  • Banker Bet: House edge approximately 1.06% after commission.
  • Tie Bet: House edge can vary but typically over 14%.
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How to Find Online Baccarat Games

If you want to play baccarat online, log in via Jackpot City’s website. Then cast your eye to the games area and click/tap on ‘Tables’, and then on ‘Baccarat’. When the available baccarat casino games are displayed, make your selection by hovering over the title of your choice and clicking/tapping on ‘Play’ to launch it. At this point you can navigate to the chip selection area and choose your chip size. Then select the betting area you’d want to bet on and click/tap on ‘Deal’. To remove a bet, simply select ‘Clear’. Do note that Jackpot City offers a dedicated casino app, apart from providing login access via your browser.

Online Baccarat On Mobile

Jackpot City Casino offers seamless mobile compatibility for playing online baccarat, as well as live dealer baccarat, across various devices, including iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. If you're using an iPhone or iPad, you can download the dedicated app from the App Store. Alternatively, if you have an Android device, you can download the APK from the ‘Casino App’ page on this website. Simply follow the same steps to find and play your favourite baccarat casino games as you would when logged in via your browser.

Online Baccarat FAQs

How is online baccarat played?

Online baccarat is played by betting on the player, banker, or tie outcome and comparing hand totals.

Is online baccarat like flipping a coin?

No, playing baccarat online is not like flipping a coin as it involves strategy and decision-making based on card values.

Can I bet on player and banker at the same time?

Yes, you can bet on both player and banker at the same time in online baccarat.

What’s the difference between land-based casino baccarat and online baccarat?

The main difference between playing at a physical establishment and online casino baccarat lies in the platform used to play, however, the rules and gameplay remain the same.

Are there different types of baccarat I can play online?

Yes, there are different types of online baccarat available at Jackpot City. Simply log in and navigate to the games section to view your options.

What is baccarat Commission vs Non-Commission?

Baccarat Commission involves a fee on winning banker bets, while Non-Commission baccarat online doesn't charge this fee.

What strategies work in baccarat online?

Various strategies can work in online casino baccarat, including the Martingale system and Paroli system.
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