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.
Venezuela is a leftist state which controls and regulates all land casinos. The state further operates all lotteries, plus greyhound and horse racing gambling as a monopoly. As for online gambling, there are no clear laws on this emerging trend. Venezuelan gamblers can freely play online casino games, and in fact, the country licenses several online operators.