online baccarat Asia
Baccarat is one of the easiest card games to play in both physical and online casino. The simple rules of gameplay and easy to understand techniques have made it the top choice for the fun lovers. As both online and physical casino and gambling is illegal in Thailand, there is no way to play baccarat legally within the country. However, there are so many illegal underground casinos and Thai gamblers can also access the forbidden foreign online casinos to play the game of baccarat.
Rules of Baccarat:
The rule of playing baccarat is pretty simple. In baccarat the player gets a hand of cards from the dealer and the ultimate target of the player is to get a hand of cards which is equal to nine in value or as close to nine as possible to win the bet. The player must beat the hand of the dealer to win a jackpot. To calculate the total value of a hand players count the cards like – tens and face cards = zero and all other cards are equal to their assigned numbers. If a player gets a hand which has a total card value of more than nine, ten is deducted from that value and the remaining value becomes the total value of that hand. For example, if a hand has two cards respectively 9 and 8 which is in total 17, ten will be deducted from that 17 and that remaining 7 will be the value of that hand.
Baccarat in Thailand:
In spite of having huge demand and popularity of baccarat card game in Thailand, there is no way of playing it in a legal way in Thailand. If anyone wants to play it, he or she may need to use proxy or other techniques to access the blocked online casinos. Though the Thailand government blocked more than 300 online casinos in Thailand from all over the world, still there are some unblocked online casinos which can be accessed with caution from Thailand. While considering physical casinos, there are illegal underground casinos in almost every city in Thailand where the game of baccarat is available. As online casinos registered and licensed in other countries are free from the obligation of Thai government, they are attracting Thai gamblers and bettors to bet on their sites. Some such online casinos that accept Thai members and offer promotional bonuses and deals are – 188bet.com, bodog88.com, bet365.com, etc. All these attractive online casinos also support the Thai language and in some cases they also accept the Thai currency.
Good news for the Thai baccarat players is that most online casinos that accept Thai players are now offering live dealer baccarat. In live dealer baccarat the game is played through live cam and there is real dealer who deals the game. So, this is something closest to the real physical gaming. However, being an illegal activity in Thailand playing baccarat is still a risky task about which th