Baccarat is after all a card game, so luck has a lot to do with the outcome of the game. There are strategies, tips and advice but none of them will guarantee players that they will win. This does not mean that the tips and strategies are not useful, but it means that since it is a card game, they are not 100% guaranteed.
Here are some of these tips:
One of the simplest tips is to always put your money on the banker. This is because the house advantage on the banker bet is lower than the other two available bets. Even after calculating the commission out of the winnings, betting on the banker is still the better choice. You have to be noted that such strategy is only fruitful in the long term and not the short term. As after a large number of hands, mathematically, the banker wager will come out on top.
Many players tend to record the outcome of each hand while they are at the Baccarat table to see which hand wins more. This can be quite useful as it gives you an idea on the hand that the shoe usually prefers but once again, it is not a guarantee. It resembles keeping track of the roulette table outcome, it will help you decide on the numbers but it can never guarantee a win and this is the case with Baccarat.
Players will find a lot of Baccarat systems online. These systems guarantee players that they will win, which is a flat out lie and a scam. This is because there is no possible way that any system will guarantee you a win. The only people making money out of these systems are the people who are selling them.
One of the most common betting systems is the -/+ progression betting system. Theoretically, this system is a good idea. According to this system, you will bet one unit on one of the hands. If you lose, bet two units on the same hand and so on. This is because in the long term, you should win sooner or later by placing bets on the same hand and when you win; you will make up for your losses because you kept doubling the bet. This only succeeds in theory because you can hit the limit of the table and you can run out of money before winning.
The last tip is related to the tie wager. It is a very tempting choice to bet on the tie wager because of its pretty generous payout. The reason behind that is not the generously of the casinos but the fact that it has the highest house advantage, not only in baccarat but all casino games. The house advantage is equal 15%. This is why it is recommended to stay away from it since the other two bets, the player and the banker bets have a house advantage of 1% only.