A Brief History of Baccarat.

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Baccarat origin is mysterious. Legend has it that its origin dates back to 14th century Italy. Some say the game’s origin goes way back to 14th century France. Researchers also claim baccarat was invented in ancient China from the tile game Pai Gow, which means ‘make nine,’ in English. Others claim an Italian croupier, Felix Falguierein, innovated the game.

However shaky the history, most historians come to a stalemate that baccarat’s origin is from Italy and France. The game’s also known as ‘Baccara,’ an ancient French and Italian term meaning ‘nothing’ or ‘zero.’ Interestingly, the word ‘Baccara’ symbolizes the value of the picture cards and all tens in the game, that equates to zero. Hence, the widely accepted baccarat UFABET 

From Italy, the game quickly advanced in France, becoming popular among France’s elite gamblers. In France, amongst the wealthy nobles, the game was referred to as Chemin de Fer. Baccarat quickly spread from there to Great Britain and the USA. In North America, it’s where it became most favored, going by the name Punto Banco. Despite having a somewhat unclear history, we can all agree the game is thrilling, fun, and has some of the best odds. Probably the reason why high rollers fancy the game.