|Glossary of terms, meaning of words: Terminology, Jargon, Slang, Vocabulary.
- Banco - Banker.
- Bankroll - A player’s total gambling money.
- Carte - French for request a card be dealt.
- Coup - French for a round of play.
- Croupier - French for dealer.
- Down Card - A face down card.
- Face Cards - The Jack, Queen, and King of any suit of cards.
- High Roller - A player that wagers big bets.
- House Edge - The casino in-built advantage, usually gained by paying less than the odds.
- Ladderman – Casino employee who oversees the baccarat game. Personnel working this game are two dealers seated together at the center of the table, a caller standing at the table across from the dealers, and the ladderman, supervising the action from a chair above the table.
- Le Grande - French for natural 9.
- Mini-baccarat - A smaller version table baccarat.
- Monkey - A term for a face card or a 10.
- Natural - An 8 or a 9 with the first two cards.
- Palette - The tool (usually a long flat wooden baton) used in the Baccarat game to move cards on the table.
- Punto - Player.
- Shoe - Device, usually a wooden box, used for holding and dispensing playing cards to be dealt.
- Shuffle Up - Premature shuffling of playing cards by the dealer.
- Standoff - A tie.
- VIP - A Very Important Person. Usually a big bettor or a high roller.
- Upcard - A face up card.
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