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Last Updated: June 11, 2015

Rabbit Play Baccarat Side Bet


Introduction



The Rabbit Play is a pair of baccarat side bets. It debuted at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas in early 2015.

Rules



Following is the pay table for both bets. The wins for a pair are based on the first two cards only. All wins are on a "to one" basis, meaning the original wager is also returned on a win.

Pay Table

Event Pays
Suited three of a kind 500
Unsuited three of a kind 50
Suited pair 15
Unsuited pair 7


Analysis



The following table shows the probability and return based on the Rabbit Play bet on the Player hand, based on an eight-deck game. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 8.07%.

Player Return Table

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Suited three of a kind 500 685,245,609,216 0.000137 0.068547
Unsuited three of a kind 50 14,488,050,023,424 0.002899 0.144927
Suited pair 15 80,884,104,311,808 0.016182 0.242730
Unsuited pair 7 277,316,929,069,056 0.055481 0.388368
Loser -1 4,625,023,946,489,850 0.925301 -0.925301
Total 4,998,398,275,503,350 1.000000 -0.080730


The following table shows the probability and return based on the Rabbit Play bet on the Banker hand, based on an eight-deck game. The lower right cell shows a house edge of 9.31%.

Banker Return Table

Event Pays Combinations Probability Return
Suited three of a kind 500 639,985,280,256 0.000128 0.064019
Unsuited three of a kind 50 13,531,117,353,984 0.002707 0.135355
Suited pair 15 81,110,405,956,608 0.016227 0.243409
Unsuited pair 7 278,092,820,422,656 0.055636 0.389455
Loser -1 4,625,023,946,489,850 0.925301 -0.925301
Total 4,998,398,275,503,350 1.000000 -0.093064