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English translation: Banque à Tout Va, No-limit Baccarat

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12:03 May 2, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: banque à tout va
C'est un jeu de casinos en France mais j'ai aucune idée ce qu'il s'agit.

Pourriez-vous me donner une simple description de ce jeu? Est-ce un jeu de cartes? C'est encore plus important que le traduire pour moi.

Merci d'avance.
confiance
China
Local time: 04:01
English translation:Banque à Tout Va, No-limit Baccarat
Explanation:
From this link

1 - www.cardplayer.com/books1.html

“... Improve Your Poker by well-known ... discusses pot-limit and no-limit betting theory and its ... craps, roulette, keno, or baccarat for reasons explained therein ... “

and several others along the same lines, there would appear to be various sorts of limits which can be imposed on various games. Here are some of the terms a quick search came up with :
- pot limit
- high limit
- no limit

These terms appear to be used for baccarat and for poker also, although my card playing starts and ends with “Snap!”.

As to whether this is the “banque à tout va”, then apart from the fact that it sounds right, although that alone is far from being a guarantee, it may well be right. Here are some additional sources you may wish to check out.

2 - http://www.abaco-online-casino-gambling.com/baccara-rules.ht... (for indication of its origins and rules explained on the same page)

“ Different variations of the game were played in the middle ages, and their source is unknown today. In the late 18th century the casinos of the French high society introduced a game called “Chemin de Fer” that was a direct descendant of the old medieval games, and the ancestor of the game world-wide known as Baccarat. The name Baccarat (BAH-ka-rah) is derived from the Italian baccara, which means zero. The term refers to the face cards and 10s, all of which have zero value in the game. Since baccarat's introduction in Nevada casinos, the game has assumed an aura of glamour in the US. It was called "Shimmy" before 1960, when it was given it's European name "Baccarat" …”

3 - http://www.casinocity.com/mc/monsport.html (where you will see that the French name is sometimes left – unless the person in charge of the English version did not know the English name for this game?!)

Games
Slots 62
Minimum bet FRF 10
Maximum bet FRF 500
Craps 1
Minimum bet FRF 1,000
Maximum bet FRF 7,500
Baccarat
Blackjack 6
Minimum bet FRF 1,000
Maximum bet FRF 7,500
French Roulette 6
Minimum bet FRF 50
Maximum bet FRF 6,000
Punto Banco 2
Minimum bet FRF 500
Maximum bet FRF 100,000
30-40 1
Minimum bet FRF 100
Maximum bet FRF 60,000
English Roulette 2
Minimum bet FRF 100
Maximum bet FRF 1,000
Chemin de Fer 4
Minimum bet FRF 2,000
Maximum bet FRF 30,000
Banque a tout va 1
Minimum bet FRF 100/500
Maximum bet FRF 40,000/50,000
Auto Roulette 1
Minimum bet FRF 100
Maximum bet FRF 1,000


Selected response from:

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 21:01
Grading comment
Thanks, I know now it is a form of Baccarat although I am still unclear exactly what it is different from that.
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naBanque à Tout Va, No-limit Baccarat
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
nano limit baccarat
Guy Bray


  

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26 mins
no limit baccarat


Explanation:
See Enghien les Bains casino,e.g.,
http://www.casinos-france.com/058.htm


    (website above)
Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 12:01
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 819
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14 hrs
Banque à Tout Va, No-limit Baccarat


Explanation:
From this link

1 - www.cardplayer.com/books1.html

“... Improve Your Poker by well-known ... discusses pot-limit and no-limit betting theory and its ... craps, roulette, keno, or baccarat for reasons explained therein ... “

and several others along the same lines, there would appear to be various sorts of limits which can be imposed on various games. Here are some of the terms a quick search came up with :
- pot limit
- high limit
- no limit

These terms appear to be used for baccarat and for poker also, although my card playing starts and ends with “Snap!”.

As to whether this is the “banque à tout va”, then apart from the fact that it sounds right, although that alone is far from being a guarantee, it may well be right. Here are some additional sources you may wish to check out.

2 - http://www.abaco-online-casino-gambling.com/baccara-rules.ht... (for indication of its origins and rules explained on the same page)

“ Different variations of the game were played in the middle ages, and their source is unknown today. In the late 18th century the casinos of the French high society introduced a game called “Chemin de Fer” that was a direct descendant of the old medieval games, and the ancestor of the game world-wide known as Baccarat. The name Baccarat (BAH-ka-rah) is derived from the Italian baccara, which means zero. The term refers to the face cards and 10s, all of which have zero value in the game. Since baccarat's introduction in Nevada casinos, the game has assumed an aura of glamour in the US. It was called "Shimmy" before 1960, when it was given it's European name "Baccarat" …”

3 - http://www.casinocity.com/mc/monsport.html (where you will see that the French name is sometimes left – unless the person in charge of the English version did not know the English name for this game?!)

Games
Slots 62
Minimum bet FRF 10
Maximum bet FRF 500
Craps 1
Minimum bet FRF 1,000
Maximum bet FRF 7,500
Baccarat
Blackjack 6
Minimum bet FRF 1,000
Maximum bet FRF 7,500
French Roulette 6
Minimum bet FRF 50
Maximum bet FRF 6,000
Punto Banco 2
Minimum bet FRF 500
Maximum bet FRF 100,000
30-40 1
Minimum bet FRF 100
Maximum bet FRF 60,000
English Roulette 2
Minimum bet FRF 100
Maximum bet FRF 1,000
Chemin de Fer 4
Minimum bet FRF 2,000
Maximum bet FRF 30,000
Banque a tout va 1
Minimum bet FRF 100/500
Maximum bet FRF 40,000/50,000
Auto Roulette 1
Minimum bet FRF 100
Maximum bet FRF 1,000





    www.cardplayer.com/books1.html ; www.abaco-online-casino-gambling.com/baccara-rules.html
    Reference: http://www.casinocity.com/mc/monsport.html
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 21:01
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4431
Grading comment
Thanks, I know now it is a form of Baccarat although I am still unclear exactly what it is different from that.
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