baccarat

noun
bac·​ca·​rat | \ ˌbä-kə-ˈrä How to pronounce baccarat (audio) , ˌba-\

Definition of baccarat

: a card game resembling chemin de fer in which three hands are dealt and players may bet either or both hands against the dealer's also : a two-handed version in which players may bet on or against either hand

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Seats were filled at blackjack and baccarat tables with $100 minimums. Lauren Fox, BostonGlobe.com, "Here’s what Encore Boston Harbor is like overnight," 24 June 2019 Despite the preponderance of slot machines and baccarat tables, traces of Old Macau remain: the Portuguese influences evident in the iconic ruins of St. Paul’s, the ancient Chinese A-Ma Temple. Erik R. Trinidad, National Geographic, "Find traditional eats in modern Macau," 8 Apr. 2019 Grand Duchess Vladimir was no wallflower; in fact she was known as the grandest of the grand duchesses, had a renowned collection of jewels and parties, and even a bit of a gambling problem (baccarat and roulette were her weaknesses). Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, "Catherine the Great's Emerald Is for Sale—And Queen Elizabeth Has Jewels from the Same Collection," 2 May 2019 Other elements of the expansion include a casino with 3,267 slot machines and 178 table games such as blackjack and baccarat. David Lyons, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood tops off guitar-shaped hotel," 9 July 2018 Lawton said the statewide total win without baccarat would have actually decreased 2.7 percent or $25.4 million. Washington Post, "Nevada gambling revenue tops $1B for third straight month," 30 Apr. 2018 Other elements of the expansion include a casino with 3,267 slot machines and 178 table games such as blackjack and baccarat. David Lyons, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood tops off guitar-shaped hotel," 9 July 2018 Other elements of the expansion include a casino with 3,267 slot machines and 178 table games such as blackjack and baccarat. David Lyons, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood tops off guitar-shaped hotel," 9 July 2018 Other elements of the expansion include a casino with 3,267 slot machines and 178 table games such as blackjack and baccarat. David Lyons, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood tops off guitar-shaped hotel," 9 July 2018

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First Known Use of baccarat

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baccarat

French baccara

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The first known use of baccarat was in 1848

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