Punto Banco is a popular casino game that originated in Italy but has since spread throughout the world. It is a variation of baccarat, and is often referred to as "baccarat". In Sweden, Punto Banco has a long history and has been a popular game among players since the seventeenth century.
The game was first introduced to Sweden when the Italian ambassador to Sweden, Count Carlo Grimaldi, brought the game to the country in the late seventeenth century. The game quickly became popular among Swedish nobility and spread throughout the country. By the nineteenth century, Punto Banco had become a staple at Swedish casinos and was played in many Swedish social gatherings.