Punto Banco is the most popular version of the casino game Baccarat; so common that it is often referred to as Baccarat. It involves comparing the totals of two hands, the player's and the banker's hands. Any hand with a sum of eight or nine wins. The game does not need strategy or skill to play.
In the heart of Middle East, Syria is home to the oldest human civilizations and cultural heritage. Until 2011, it was also a hub for business and investment. Traditionally all gambling, including online gambling, has been illegal, and religious sectors oppose its legalization. In practice however, online casinos are available and individual gamblers are usually not prosecuted.