The aim of baccarat is to foretell who, between the player and the banker, will draw the upper hand. Wagers can also predict a tie. For the game to be exciting, a player needs to be well versed in two basic rules. The cardinal rule is that face cards and 10s count as zero, while the other is that only the hindmost number of the total is counted. After a player predicts, the player and the banker are awarded two cards. The player must hit if his two cards total is less than 5. If it’s over 5, he/she stands. The same also applies to the banker.