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58 Pa. Code § 633b.7. Top 3 wager.

§ 633b.7. Top 3 wager.

 (a)  If the certificate holder offers the Three Card Poker wager authorized under §  633a.6(e)(9) (relating to wagers), the certificate holder may also offer the Top 3 wager which shall win if the player’s two cards and the dealer’s up card form a three-of-a-kind or a straight flush.

 (b)  The layout for a 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 Three Card Poker wager and the Top 3 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 Top 3 wager for each player.

 (c)  After placing a Blackjack wager, as required under §  633a.6(d) and a Three Card Poker wager, a player may place a Top 3 wager by placing a value chip on the designated area of the table layout.

 (d)  The dealer shall then 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, the dealer shall settle any Three Card Poker wagers in accordance with §  633a.7(g)(8) and any Top 3 wagers. If the player’s two cards and the dealer’s up card:

   (1)  Do not contain a three-of-a-kind or a straight flush of three cards in sequence and of the same suit, the dealer shall collect the player’s losing Top 3 wager.

   (2)  Contain a three-of-a-kind or a straight flush of three cards in sequence and of the same suit, the dealer shall pay the winning Top 3 wager in accordance with subsection (e).

 (e)  The certificate holder shall pay out winning Top 3 wagers for the highest ranking three-card hand formed, at the odds in one of the following payout tables selected by the certificate holder in its Rules Submission form filed in accordance with §  601a.2 (relating to table games Rules Submission):

Hand Paytable A Paytable B
Three-of-a-kind Suited 270 to 1 1000 to 1
Straight Flush 180 to 1 100 to 1
Three-of-a-kind 90 to 1 70 to 1

 (f)  After settling the player’s Three Card Poker and Top 3 wagers, the dealer shall complete the dealing procedures in §  633a.7(h)—(t).



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