Play Live Baccarat Game

Min and Max Bet

Bet between $0.20 and $5,000.00

Impressive RTP

The highest RTP available in the game is 98.94%.

Various Side Bets

Place Pairs, Big, Small, and Super 6 side bets.

No Commission Mode

Avoid 5% commission on Banker wins.

Baccarat Result Roads

5 different Baccarat Roads available.

Baccarat By Pragmatic Play

Experience the thrills of an iconic card game at its best with Baccarat by Pragmatic Play. Thanks to this Asian-flavoured edition of the game, players in New Zealand can take their seats at a table run by a real dealer in JackpotCity Casino’s online and mobile casino. Multiple betting options are available, including traditional main bets and potentially rewarding side bets, and players can use traditional live dealer Baccarat Roads to review game results and spot trends. Featuring a maximum RTP of 98.94% and streamed live via 4K cameras, this immersive game delivers some of the best action and entertainment around.

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The Rules of Baccarat by Pragmatic Play

Before taking a seat at the table and placing their bets at our live casino, Kiwi players should find it helpful to familiarise themselves with the basic steps of how to play Baccarat. This begins with learning the rules:

  • This game is played with 8 decks, each containing 52 standard playing cards.
  • Card values: Aces are worth 1 point, cards 2-9 are worth their face value, and 10s, Jacks, Queens, and Kings are worth 0 points.
  • Only 2 live dealer Baccarat hands are in play on the table, namely the Player and the Banker.
  • 2 cards are dealt to each hand initially, Hitting is determined by scores and game rules.
  • The hand that achieves a score of 9 or as close as possible without exceeding 9 wins the round.
  • Live casino players can bet on the Player or the Banker, or they can bet the hands will Tie.
  • Main bet RTP and payouts:
  • Player (RTP: 98.94%, payout: 1:1)
  • Standard Banker (RTP: 98.76%, payout: 0.95:1 or 0.5:1 when Banker wins with a 6)
  • No-Commission Banker bets (RTP: 98.54%, payout: 1:1)
  • Tie (RTP: 85.64%, payout: 8:1)
  • 5% commission is charged on Banker bet wins, but Baccarat NZ players can switch to No Commission mode.
  • Available side bets: 
  • Player Pair (RTP: 89.64%, payout: 11:1)
  • Banker Pair (RTP: 89.64%, payout: 11:1)
  • Either Pair (RTP: 86.29%, payout: 5:1)
  • Perfect Pair (RTP: 86.97%, payout: 25:1)
  • Big and Small
  • No Commission mode’s Super 6 side bet (RTP: 86.18%, payout: 15:1)
  • The dealer deals 2 cards to each hand.
  • Game rules decide whether one or both hands Stand (take more cards).
  • The dealer plays through any moves required before revealing the final scores and announcing the winner.

Baccarat by Pragmatic Play uses standard live dealer Baccarat rules, which means Kiwi players can play the game strategically. When choosing the best strategy, it helps to remember that there’s no commission charged on Player bet wins, even if they don’t offer the highest payouts. They also have good chances of winning. Players may also like to incorporate side bets into their betting strategies or use a betting system or the Roads available in this live casino game.

Expert Techniques and Live Dealer Functions

Using expert betting techniques when playing Baccarat by Pragmatic Play is more than possible, thanks to the game’s side bets and live dealer Baccarat Roads, some of which can also be found in games such as Dragon Tiger by Pragmatic Play. Take a closer look at the side bets:

  • Player/Banker Pair: The Player or Banker side bet wins when the first 2 cards dealt to the corresponding hand form a pair (matching value or suit).
  • Either Pair: This side bet wins when the Player or the Banker hand’s cards form a pair.
  • Perfect Pair: This side bet wins when the first two cards dealt to either hand form a perfect pair (matching value and suit).
  • Big and Small: The Big bet wins when a total of 5 or 6 cards are dealt during the round, and the Small bet wins when a total of 4 cards are dealt during the round.
  • Super 6: Available only when players switch Baccarat by Pragmatic Play to No Commission mode, this side bet wins when the Banker beats the Player with a score of 6 points.

The live dealer Baccarat Roads available in this game include the Big, Bead Plate, Big Eye Boy, Small Road, and Cockroach Road. Baccarat NZ players can use these Roads to view game results in different formats and identify patterns and trends. Live casino players will find various buttons on the toolbar, such as more games, volume/sound settings, live chat, and help. In-game support is available via live chat in various languages, such as Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Turkish.

How to Play the Game

The next step of learning how to play Baccarat is for Kiwi players to familiarise themselves with the basic gameplay. Find out what to do when playing Baccarat by Pragmatic Play at JackpotCity Casino:

  • The player signs into their live casino account.
  • Players who don’t have an account can click the Sign Up button to create one.
  • Find Baccarat by Pragmatic Play in the games lobby.
  • Click the live dealer Baccarat game to start it.
  • Use the casino chip button on the interface to set bet size by clicking on the relevant chip.
  • Click the Player, Banker, or Tie betting field to place a main bet.
  • Click one of the side bet fields to place a side bet, if desired.
  • The dealer will deal cards to both hands and play through any moves required by the rules.
  • The dealer reveals the final scores and announces the winning hand.
  • Winning bets are paid into the player’s casino account.
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Mobile Compatibility

Players can immerse themselves in Baccarat Pragmatic Play gaming entertainment on their desktop computers and on Android, iOS, and other mobile devices. Thanks to HTML technology and top-quality software, this live dealer Baccarat game offers superb mobile compatibility. 

Signing into their JackpotCity Casino account in their device browser gives players access to numerous Baccarat variants, including Speed Baccarat by Pragmatic Play. Another more convenient option is to download the app for Android or iOS mobile devices.

Safety and Security

Our Baccarat NZ casino is licensed and regulated by the Malta Gaming Authority to ensure fair winning chances. We also use the latest 128-bit SSL technology to encrypt the site, ensuring that player’s personal and banking details are kept safe from data theft. Players can make deposits using secure payment methods such as Visa, MasterCard, EcoPayz, Neosurf, Neteller, Paysafecard, and Skrill.

JackpotCity Casino supports responsible gambling. Players in New Zealand can find a range of resources and tools at our live dealer Baccarat casino, such as contact when something changes, limit setting, and self-exclusion. Contact customer support to learn more about responsible gambling. Sign up and play the ultimate live casino Baccarat at JackpotCity Casino!