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Last Updated: April 28, 2021

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Super Baccarat

Introduction

If first saw Super Baccarat in Las Vegas in April, 2021. It is based on the commission-free variant of baccarat where a Banker win with a total of six pays 1 to 2. In addition to the three usual bets, it adds 28 side bets on the total points of the winning or tie hand.

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Rules

Super Baccarat follows conventional baccarat drawing rules. Banker wins with a total of six pay 1 to 2, while all other Banker wins pay 1 to 1. In addition, the game offers side bets on all possible winning totals for both sides as well all possible ties. The following table shows what all side bets pay. Wins are on a "to one" basis.

Super Baccarat Pay Table

Total Player Banker Tie
9 6 6 70
8 6 7 70
7 9 9 40
6 11 Lucky 6 40
5 30 17 100
4 45 25 110
3 60 60 170
2 90 90 200
1 160 160 200
0     140

The Lucky 6 bet is used for a winning Banker total of six. That pays 20 to 1 for a 3-card win and 12 to 1 for a 2-card win.

Analysis

The following table shows the probability of winning and expected return for all Player side bets in Super Baccarat.

Super Baccarat — Player Bets

Total Pays Combinations Probability Return
9 6 613,074,020,540,416 0.122654 -0.141421
8 6 555,823,197,134,848 0.111200 -0.221598
7 9 408,043,979,470,848 0.081635 -0.183651
6 11 312,658,895,192,064 0.062552 -0.249378
5 30 122,838,277,197,824 0.024576 -0.238159
4 45 86,165,771,096,064 0.017239 -0.207021
3 60 62,946,423,310,336 0.012593 -0.231808
2 90 44,328,525,111,296 0.008869 -0.192962
1 160 24,639,193,538,560 0.004929 -0.206364

The following table shows the probability of winning and expected return for all Banker side bets, except on a 6, in Super Baccarat.

Super Baccarat — Banker Bets

Total Pays Combinations Probability Return
9 6 586,850,279,002,112 0.117408 -0.178146
8 7 529,914,458,673,152 0.106017 -0.151865
7 9 384,279,324,919,808 0.076880 -0.231195
5 17 216,715,928,915,968 0.043357 -0.219573
4 25 163,359,790,133,248 0.032682 -0.150257
3 60 72,927,778,568,192 0.014590 -0.109996
2 90 44,681,581,871,104 0.008939 -0.186535
1 160 24,291,119,898,624 0.004860 -0.217575

The following table shows the probability and contribution to the return for the Lucky 6 side bet, which wins on a Banker total of six. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 16.68%.

Lucky 6 — Macau Pay Table

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
2-Card Winning Banker 6 12 186,173,936,904,192 0.037247 0.446961
3-Card Winning Banker 6 20 83,058,367,551,488 0.016617 0.332340
All other -1 4,729,165,971,047,680 0.946136 -0.946136
Total   4,998,398,275,503,360 1.000000 -0.166836

The following table shows the probability of winning and expected return for all Tie side bets in Super Baccarat.

Super Baccarat — Tie Bets

Total Pays Combinations Probability Return
9 70 55,146,054,060,032 0.011033 -0.216675
8 70 54,879,416,675,072 0.010979 -0.220463
7 40 101,717,538,899,968 0.020350 -0.165649
6 40 96,170,001,308,416 0.019240 -0.211153
5 100 39,684,046,743,808 0.007939 -0.198125
4 110 36,294,133,463,040 0.007261 -0.194012
3 170 22,250,510,129,408 0.004452 -0.238789
2 200 20,006,606,104,576 0.004003 -0.195477
1 200 20,499,217,668,352 0.004101 -0.175667
0 140 28,979,901,420,544 0.005798 -0.182505

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