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58 Pa. Code § 629a.9. Procedure for dealing a third card.

§ 629a.9. Procedure for dealing a third card.

 (a)  After the dealer positions the cards in accordance with §  629a.8(c) (relating to hands of player and banker; procedure for dealing initial two cards to each hand), the dealer shall announce the Point Count of the Player’s Hand and the Banker’s Hand.

 (b)  Following the announcement of the Point Counts of each hand, the dealer shall determine whether to deal a third card to each hand in accordance with §  629a.10 (relating to rules for determining whether a third card shall be dealt). Any third cards required shall be dealt as provided in §  629a.8(c).

 (c)  In no event may more than one additional card be dealt to either hand.

 (d)  If the cover card appears as the first card in the dealing shoe at the beginning of a round of play or appears during play, the cover card shall be removed and placed to the side and the hand will be completed. Upon completion of that hand, the dealer shall announce ‘‘last hand.’’ At the completion of one more hand, the cards shall be replaced with new decks of cards.

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  629a.11 (relating to announcement of result of round; payment and collection of wagers); 58 Pa. Code §  629b.2 (relating to commission-free Midibaccarat); 58 Pa. Code §  629b.6 (relating to Golden Talons); and 58 Pa. Code §  629b.7 (relating to Harmony Progressive).

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