Date: Jan 8, 2013 11:02 PM
Author: david
Subject: Game maths problem

Hello

seeking assistance on a probability problem and hoping you maths gurus could shed some light.

What I want to know is the house edge for the 'Banker' bet in a game of standard baccarat, versus house edge for Banker bet in a game with a single rule variation (called 'zero commission baccarat').

rules for standard game: http://www.livedealer.org/livebaccarat/rules-summary.htm#1

rules for zero commission game:
identical except for 1 difference...Banker win payout is 1:1 (rather than 0.95:1) except where banker wins with a score of 6, in which case win payout is 0.5:1.

More background to this query:
http://www.livedealer.org/forums/showthread.php?2536-Zero-commission-baccarat

any assistance appreciated!