Live Dealer - Baccarat 1

Live Dealer - Baccarat 1Live Dealer - Baccarat 1

Rating 82

  • Lines -
  • Min Bet $1.00
  • Max Bet $2,000.00
  • Reels -
  • RTP - Low 85.64%
  • RTP - High 98.76%
  • Max Payout $5,000.00

Hours of Operation: 

Monday - Sunday: 10:00 AM to 3:00 AM (Eastern Time)

The popular and fast-paced European card game is now available for you to play anywhere, in real time, with real dealers! The Live Dealer Baccarat experience offers the Dragon Bonus side bet along with detailed Roadmaps, including Big and Small Roads.


Minimum Bets

Baccarat Table 1
Minimum Bet (All Types): $1
Maximum Standard Bet: $500*
Maximum Tie Bet: $200
Maximum Dragon Bonus Side Bet: $100

(* Maximum VIP Standard Bet: $2000)

Game Rules

In the Baccarat game two hands are dealt; one for the banker and another for the player. The player bets which will win, or if they will tie. The winning hand has the closest value to nine. The game is played with eight decks of cards that are shuffled regularly by the dealer. After a shuffle, the first card is burned and revealed to players. A number of additional cards equal to the value of the first card are then also burned (face cards equal 10).

Card Values

Ace 1
Face cards and tens 0
All other cards Value stated on card

If the cards in a hand total more than ten points, simply subtract ten to obtain the baccarat point value of the hand. (e.g. 8+8=16, but counts as 6. Jack+7=17, but counts as 7.)

A two-card total of nine is the best hand and is called a 'Natural'. The second-best hand is a 'Natural' eight. If both the player and banker are dealt identical hands, the game ends in a tie.

The dealer will deal two cards for the player’s hand and two for the banker’s hand. If the value of either hand is eight or nine (a natural) the hand is complete and no further cards are dealt. Otherwise, the player gets dealt another card for a hand sum of 5 or less. If the player did not draw a third card, then the banker follows the same rules just mentioned above.

If the player did draw a third card, then the banker follows these rules:

If the player’s third card is a 2 or 3, the banker will draw if he has a 0-4 and stays with a 5-7.

If the player’s third card is a 4 or 5, the banker will draw if he has a 0-5 and stays with a 7.

If the player’s third card is a 6 or 7, the banker will draw if he has a 0-6 and stays with a 7.

If the player’s third card is an 8, then the banker will draw if he has a 0-2 and stays with a 3-7.

If the player’s third card is a 9,10, face card or Ace, the banker will draw if he has a 0-3 and stays with a 4-7.

At the end of the game winnings are paid as follows: Banker = 1:0.95; Player = 1:1; Tie: 1:8

Banker: 1:0.95 + bet amount
Player: 1:1 + bet amount
Tie: 1:8 + bet amount

In the event of a tie, bets on Banker and Player are refunded.

Dragon Bonus wagers pay as follows:
Natural Win pays 1 to 1
Natural Tie is a Push
Non-Natural Win by 9 points pays 30 to 1
Non-Natural Win by 8 points pays 10 to 1
Non-Natural Win by 6-7 points pays 4 to 1
Non-Natural Win by 4-5 points pays 2 to 1
All other outcomes result in a loss of the Dragon Bonus bet

Betting Instructions

To place a bet, select a chip value from the slider and then click directly where it says Player, Banker or Tie in the center of the table. Once the timer has finished the countdown, the dealer will begin dealing the cards. If there is a game in progress you will need to wait until it has completed before placing a bet.


Dragon Bonus Player: 97.35%
Player: 98.76%
Tie: 85.64%

Error Handling

If there is any error in the game procedure, the game round will be temporarily paused and the shift manager will be notified. Players will be notified by an on-screen pop-up message, to highlight that the issue is being investigated. If the manager can immediately resolve the error, the game round will continue as normal. If immediate resolution is not possible, the game round will be cancelled and initial bets will be refunded to all players who participated in the game round. Malfunction voids all pays.


The Golden Nugget Live Dealer services are provided via internet, which inevitably may disconnect at times. This poses potential snags to the game flow and user experience.

In order to minimize the impact caused by unexpected disconnections, when a player loses his connectivity to the game server, a reconnect message will be displayed on the screen.

Until the player reconnects to the game server, the game and chat functionality will behave improperly or be completely inactive.

The following error handling rules apply:

  • In the event that a disconnection occurs before bets are placed, i.e. before the 'No More Bets' message on the screen, the bet will not be deducted from the balance and the player will not participate in the game round. Once reconnected, please verify your balance and inform Customer Service immediately if there are any issues.
  • In the event that a disconnection occurs after a game round begins, i.e. after the 'No More Bets' message on the screen, we do not guarantee that your bet was placed. Please verify with Customer Service to assure the balance is correct.
  • If the bet was placed, the game will proceed as normal and the winnings will be processed according to the game result regardless of the disconnection. Please note some exceptions with Blackjack:
  • If playing on multiple seats, there is a possibility that only some bets process while others don’t.
  • A disconnection message will not be displayed to the player, and all decisions will proceed as a default 'Stand'
  • In the event that a client disconnection occurred while playing Blackjack, regardless of the status of the game, please make sure to review your balance after the reconnection and contact Customer Service if there is a problem.

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