baccarat

noun
bac·​ca·​rat | \ˌbä-kə-ˈrä, 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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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 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 The quadrennial global soccer championship is probably one reason, as gamblers chose to wager on that rather than baccarat. Jacky Wong, WSJ, "China, Not the World Cup, Is the Real Worry for Macau," 3 July 2018 Card clubs offer a venue for poker and other games such as blackjack and baccarat, but unlike casinos, players do not bet against the house. Hugo Martin, latimes.com, "Sports gambling may be coming to California — but it's unclear who will take your bets," 20 May 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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