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58 Pa. Code § 631b.3. 5 Treasures Baccarat wagers.

§ 631b.3. 5 Treasures Baccarat wagers.

 (a)  If the certificate holder offers Baccarat as described in Chapter 631a (relating to Baccarat), the certificate holder may, if specified in its Rules Submission under §  601a.2 (relating to table games Rules Submissions), offer to each player who has placed a Baccarat wager in accordance with §  631a.8(a) (relating to wagers), the option of placing one or more 5 Treasures Baccarat wagers, which are five wagers that win if a specific outcome occurs in the game.

 (b)  The layout for the Baccarat table shall be submitted to the Bureau of Gaming Operations for approval in accordance with §  601a.10(a) (relating to approval of table game layouts, signage and equipment) and if the certificate holder offers the 5 Treasures Baccarat wagers, in addition to the requirements in §  631a.2 (relating to Baccarat table physical characteristics), the layout shall contain a separate area designated for the placement of each of the following 5 Treasures Baccarat wagers:

   (1)  Fortune 7 Bonus wager.

   (2)  Golden 8 Bonus wager.

   (3)  Heavenly 9 Bonus wager.

   (4)  Blazing 7’s Bonus wager.

   (5)  Cover All Bonus wager.

 (c)  After placing a Baccarat wager, as required in §  631a.8(a), and any other available optional wagers, a player may place one or more of the 5 Treasures Baccarat wagers at any time before the dealer calls, ‘‘No more bets.’’

 (d)  The dealer shall then deal the cards in accordance with §  631a.9(b)—(f) (relating to hands of player and banker; procedure for dealing initial two cards to each hand), and the round of play shall be played and completed in accordance to the house rules and provisions of § §  631a.10—631a.12 (relating to procedure for dealing a third card; rules for determining whether a third card shall be dealt; and announcement of result of round; payment and collection of wagers).

 (e)  After the round of play is completed and the announcement of the result is made, the dealer shall settle the player’s 5 Treasures Baccarat wagers while settling the Baccarat wagers and other optional wagers placed by each player.

 (f)  Each 5 Treasures Baccarat wager placed shall win, and be paid out in accordance with one of the paytables in subsection (h) if the following outcomes occur:

   (1)  The Fortune 7 Bonus wager shall win if the Banker’s hand wins with a 3-card total of 7.

   (2)  The Golden 8 Bonus wager shall win if the player’s hand wins with a 3-card total of 8.

   (3)  The Heavenly 9 Bonus wager shall win if the Banker’s or player’s hand has a 3-card total of 9, and a higher payout shall occur if both hands have a 3-card total of 9.

   (4)  The Blazing 7’s Bonus wager shall win if the Banker’s and player’s hands is either a 2-card total of 7 or 3-card total of 7.

   (5)  The Cover All Bonus wager shall win if any of the other four 5 Treasures Baccarat wagers wins. The player need not place one of the four other 5 Treasures Baccarat wagers to place a Cover All Bonus wager.

 (g)  Each 5 Treasures Baccarat wager placed shall lose and be collected by the dealer if the outcomes specified in subsection (f) does not occur.

 (h)  If one of the 5 Treasures Baccarat wagers wins, it shall be paid out based upon one of the following paytables, which shall be specified in the certificate holder’s Rules Submission, required under §  601a.2:

Wager Paytable A Paytable B
Fortune 7 40 to 1 40 to 1
Golden 8 25 to 1 25 to 1
Heavenly 9, Player and Banker 75 to 1 75 to 1
Heavenly 9, Player or Banker 10 to 1 10 to 1
3-Card Blazing 7’s 400 to 1 200 to 1
2-Card Blazing 7’s N/A 50 to 1
Cover All 6 to 1 6 to 1

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