As mentioned above, the object of the game is to determine which side or hand has the highest card. In some instances, players might also settle for a draw, which results when both hands have a similar card value. It is important to start by understanding the betting options to get a better perspective of how to win at Dragon Tiger. Here are four main betting options offered at Dragon Tiger tables:
- Dragon: Also known as the left, this bet pays 1:1 with a payment percentage of 96.27%
- Tiger: Also referred to as the right, this bet pays out 1:1 with a similar payment percentage to the dragon bet
- Tie Bet: This bet pays 11:1 and has a payment percentage of 89.64%
- Suited Tie Bet: This bet results when both hands are of the same suit. Pays out 50:1 and the payment percentage is 86.02%
After understanding the technicalities involved in the betting process, the next step is to start placing bets. Players are required to determine the amounts they need to wager in a matter of seconds, a process that could be aided by traffic light colors. Besides manual placement of bets, there are other assisted options such as "Repeat Bet," "Double," or "Undo" to enhance the betting action.