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58 Pa. Code § 633b.1. Perfect Pairs wager.

§ 633b.1. Perfect Pairs wager.

 (a)  For purposes of the Perfect Pairs wager, the following words and terms have the following meanings:

   (1)  Colored Pair—The player’s initial two cards that are of the same rank and the same color but different suits.

   (2)  Mixed Pair—The player’s initial two cards that are of the same rank but different colors.

   (3)  Perfect Pair—The player’s initial two cards that are of the same rank, the same color and the same suit.

 (b)  The layout for a Blackjack table shall be submitted to the Bureau of Gaming Operations and approved in accordance with §  601a.10(a) (relating to approval of table game layouts, signage and equipment) and if the certificate holder offers the Perfect Pairs wager authorized under subsection (c), the layout shall contain a separate area designated for the placement of the Perfect Pairs wager for each player.

 (c)  A certificate holder may, if specified in its Rules Submission under §  601a.2 (relating to table games Rules Submissions), offer to each player who placed a Blackjack wager in accordance with §  633a.6(d) (relating to wagers), the option of placing a Perfect Pairs wager which shall win if the player’s initial two cards are a colored pair, mixed pair or perfect pair.

 (d)  After placing a Blackjack wager, as required in §  633a.6(d), and any optional wagers including the Perfect Pairs wager, the dealer shall deal the cards in accordance with §  633a.7(a)—(f) (relating to procedure for dealing the cards; completion of each round of play).

 (e)  Immediately after the second card is dealt to each player and the dealer, but prior to any additional cards being dealt or before any card reader device is utilized, the dealer shall, starting with the player farthest to the dealer’s right and continuing around the table in a counterclockwise direction, settle the player’s optional wagers in accordance with §  633a.7(g) by collecting all losing wagers and paying all winning wagers. If a player placed the Perfect Pairs wager and the player’s initial two cards:

   (1)  Are a colored pair, mixed pair or perfect pair, the dealer shall pay the winning Perfect Pairs wager in accordance with subsection (f).

   (2)  Are not a colored pair, mixed pair or perfect pair, the dealer shall collect the Perfect Pairs wager.

 (f)  The certificate holder shall pay out winning Perfect Pairs wagers at the odds in one of the following paytables selected by the certificate holder in its Rules Submission filed in accordance with §  601a.2:

Hand Paytable A Paytable B
Perfect Pair 25 to 1 30 to 1
Colored Pair 12 to 1 10 to 1
Mixed Pair 6 to 1 5 to 1




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