Practical Baccarat Progression Strategy
Most baccarat progression systems can only help us so much and many are too risky to use. They mostly increase our bet amounts too much, with uncertain assurance of regaining them in the end.
Most times, the casino has the upper hand no matter how often we win. The important thing then is to know when the winnings are enough and to quit while the winnings are good. To keep the play going further may mean losing all the advantages and profits earned. A few winning streaks will be helped a little by good systems. The simpler are the progression systems used, the better are our winning chances.
Remember that baccarat is a simple card game. The only thing to do is bet on the Banker or Player slots. At times we also bet on the Tie slot. The best hand wins here, which is a 9 hand or the next higher hand nearest a 9 hand. The game couldn't be simpler. Thus, we may glean from this what progression system is effective on such a simple game. Some complicated systems will only worsen our situation and lessen our winning odds.
The features of an effective baccarat progression system is that it is simple, with reduced betting risks, can easily yield a win, and has a limit on its betting sequence. The 1-3-2-6 progression is an example here. The system is simple and does not need too many mathematical operations, like adding two consecutive numbers to get the third bet, or getting the two end numbers of a number sequence, add them and multiply by a certain number.
Imagine playing baccarat while having to perform mathematical equations in our minds or recording winning hands on a record sheet and analyzing their patterns. All these systems only worsen our stress and frustration. With simple baccarat progression systems, we have a simple pattern, bet according to their specific sequence, and wait for results. If we lose we go back to an original bet amount.
The betting risks of a system should be minimized. Some systems will require us to bet in more despite cold streaks. It's easy to advice this to players when it's not their money being risked at the table. But we doubt if the advocates of those systems would actually do such in a live game. Good bet systems also help us get easy wins, though small. After all, we cannot all expect to get rich gambling.
An effective baccarat progression strategy is often just a matter of practicality.