Also referred to as Punto Banco, this game compares to hands of cards which are served with a pallet. Each side receives two cards and seeks a total of eight or nine. Cards 2-9 have actual value, ace is one and others are zero. The game is open even to amateurs.
Bahrain is a tiny but wealthy country in the Arabian peninsula, and among the most important exporters of oil in the world. Despite its small size it is a commercial hub. Due to the impact of religion on politics and everyday life, all gambling is illegal, and mobile casinos are not a popular pastime.