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58 Pa. Code § 633b.11. TriLux Deluxe wager.

§ 633b.11. TriLux Deluxe wager.

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

   (1)  Flush—The player’s initial two cards and the dealer’s up-card are of the same suit.

   (2)  Straight—The player’s initial two cards and the dealer’s up-card are sequential in rank.

   (3)  Straight flush—The player’s initial two cards and the dealer’s up-card are sequential in rank and of the same suit.

   (4)  Three-of-a-kind—The player’s initial two cards and the dealer’s up-card are the same rank.

 (b)  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 TriLux Deluxe wager which shall win if the player’s initial two cards and the dealer’s up-card form a flush, straight, three-of-a-kind, or straight flush.

 (c)  The layout for the Blackjack 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 TriLux Deluxe wager, in addition to the requirements in §  633a.2 (relating to Blackjack table; card reader device; physical characteristics; inspections), the layout shall contain a separate area designated for the placement of the TriLux Deluxe wager and TriLux Deluxe Press.

 (d)  After placing a Blackjack Wager, as required in §  633a.6(d), a player may place a TriLux Deluxe wager before each round of Blackjack at any time before the dealer calls, ‘‘No more bets.’’ A TriLux Deluxe wager may not exceed two times the Blackjack wager.

 (e)  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). 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 a TriLux Deluxe wager and the player’s initial two cards and the dealer’s up-card:

   (1)  Are a flush, straight, three-of-a-kind, or straight flush, the dealer shall pay the TriLux Deluxe wager in accordance with subsection (i).

   (2)  Are not a flush, straight, three-of-a-kind, or straight flush, the dealer shall collect the TriLux Deluxe wager.

 (f)  If a player’s TriLux Deluxe wager wins, the dealer shall give the player the option to collect his winnings, or cap his initial Blackjack wager with all or a portion of the player’s initial TriLux Deluxe wager winnings. If the player chooses to cap his initial Blackjack wager with all or a portion of the TriLux Deluxe wager winnings, the dealer shall move the winnings to the TriLux Deluxe Press area on the layout.

 (g)  If, after capping the initial Blackjack wager, the player wins his Blackjack hand, the TriLux Deluxe wager winnings will be paid even money, including instances where the player has Blackjack. The player may not cap TriLux Deluxe wager winnings to the initial Blackjack wager if the dealer has Blackjack.

 (h)  If, after capping the initial Blackjack wager, the player chooses to split a pair in accordance with §  633a.11 (relating to splitting pairs), the player must match the initial Blackjack wager and the portion of winnings in the TriLux Deluxe Press area added to the initial wager. A player may place a Double Down Wager in accordance with §  633a.10 (relating to Double Down Wager), and all standard and house rules shall apply.

 (i)  If a TriLux Deluxe wager wins, the payout shall be as follows:

Hand Paytable TLX-1 Paytable TLX-2 Paytable TLX-3
Straight flush 20 to 1 20 to 1 25 to 1
Three-of-a-kind 15 to 1 15 to 1 15 to 1
Straight 9 to 1 9 to 1 8 to 1
Flush 6 to 1 5 to 1 5 to 1

 (j)  The paytable used for the TriLux Deluxe wager shall be determined by the number of decks used at the Blackjack table as follows:

   (1)  1 deck—Paytable TLX-1.

   (2)  2 decks—Paytable TLX-2.

   (3)  4 decks—Paytable TLX-3.

   (4)  6 decks—Paytable TLX-3.

   (5)  8 decks—Paytable TLX-3.



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