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58 Pa. Code § 643a.2. Let It Ride Poker table physical characteristics.

§ 643a.2. Let It Ride Poker table physical characteristics.

 (a)  Let It Ride Poker shall be played at a table having betting positions for no more than seven players on one side of the table and a place for the dealer on the opposite side of the table.

 (b)  The layout for a Let It Ride Poker table shall be submitted to the Bureau of Gaming Operations in accordance with §  601a.10(a) (relating to approval of table game layouts, signage and equipment) and contain, at a minimum:

   (1)  The name or logo of the certificate holder.

   (2)  Three separate betting areas designated for the placement of the Let It Ride Poker Wagers required under §  643a.7(d) (relating to wagers) for each player.

   (3)  Separate areas designated for the placement of the cards of each player.

   (4)  A separate area designated for the placement of the community cards located directly in front of the table inventory container.

   (5)  If the certificate holder offers the optional Five Card Bonus Wager authorized under §  643a.7(e), a separate area designed for the placement of the Five Card Bonus Wager for each player.

   (6)  If a certificate holder offers the optional Three Card Bonus Wager authorized under §  643a.7(f), a separate area designated for the placement of the Three Card Bonus Wager for each player.

   (7)  If the certificate holder offers either the Three or Five-Card Progressive Payout Wager authorized under §  643a.7(g) or (h), a separate area designated for the placement of the Progressive Payout Wager for each player.

   (8)  If a certificate holder offers the Five Card Hand Bonus Wager authorized under §  643a.7(i), each betting position must contain an electronic wagering system for the placement of the Five Card Hand Bonus Wager.

   (9)  If the certificate holder offers the Six Card Bonus Wager authorized under §  643a.7(j), the layout must contain:

     (i)   A separate area designated for the placement of the Six Card Bonus Wager for each player.

     (ii)   A designated area on the layout for the Six Card Bonus card.

   (10)  Inscriptions that advise patrons of the payout odds or amounts for all permissible wagers offered by the certificate holder. If payout odds or amounts are not inscribed on the layout, a sign identifying the payout odds or amounts for all permissible wagers shall be posted at each Let It Ride Poker table.

   (11)  An inscription indicating the payout limit per hand established by the certificate holder under §  643a.12(h) (relating to payout odds; payout limitation) or a generic inscription indicating the game is subject to the posted payout limit. If the payout limit is not inscribed on the layout, a sign which sets forth the required information shall be posted at each Let It Ride Poker table.

 (c)  If a certificate holder offers the Five Card Bonus Wager in accordance with §  643a.7(e), the certificate holder may utilize a table game system, approved by the Bureau of Gaming Laboratory Operations in accordance with §  461a.4 (relating to submission for testing and approval), which includes:

   (1)  A wagering device at each betting position that acknowledges or accepts the placement of the Five Card Bonus Wager.

   (2)  A device that controls or monitors the placement of Five Card Bonus Wagers at the gaming table, including a mechanism, such as a lock-out button, that prevents the recognition of any Five Card Bonus Wager that a player attempts to place after the dealer has announced ‘‘no more bets.’’

 (d)  If a certificate holder offers either the Three or Five-Card Progressive Payout Wager in accordance with §  643a.7(g) or (h), the Let It Ride Poker table must have a progressive table game system, in accordance with §  605a.7 (relating to progressive table games), for the placement of Progressive Payout Wagers. If the certificate holder is offering a Progressive Payout Wager on multiple linked tables or games in the same licensed facility, the progressive table game system must comply with §  605a.8 (relating to linked progressive table games). The progressive table game system must include:

   (1)  A wagering device at each betting position that acknowledges or accepts the placement of the Progressive Payout Wager.

   (2)  A device that controls or monitors the placement of Progressive Payout Wagers at the gaming table including a mechanism, such as a lock-out button, that prevents the recognition of any Progressive Payout Wager that a player attempts to place after the dealer has announced ‘‘no more bets.’’

 (e)  If the certificate holder offers the Five Card Hand Bonus Wager authorized under §  643a.7(i), the Let It Ride Poker table must have a table game system, in accordance with §  605a.7 and an electronic wagering system in accordance with § §  605a.2 and 605a.3 (relating to electronic wagering systems; and procedures for buying in to and cashing out of a table game using an electronic wagering system). Each betting position must contain an electronic wagering system for the placement of the Five Card Hand Bonus Wager. The system must include a mechanism, such as a lockout button, that prevents the placement of any Five Card Hand Bonus Wagers that a player attempts to place after the dealer has begun dealing the cards. If the certificate holder is offering a Five Card Hand Bonus Wager on multiple linked tables or games in the same licensed facility, the progressive table game must comply with §  605a.8 (relating to linked progressive table games).

 (f)  Each Let It Ride Poker table must have a drop box and a tip box attached on the same side of the table as, but on opposite sides of, the dealer, as approved by the Bureau of Casino Compliance in accordance with §  601a.10(g). The Bureau of Casino Compliance may approve an alternative location for the tip box when a card shuffling device or other table game equipment prevents the placement of the drop box and tip box on the same side of the gaming table as, but on opposite sides of, the dealer.

 (g)  Each Let It Ride Poker table must have a discard rack securely attached to the top of the dealer’s side of the table.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  643a.2 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30) and 13A02(1) and (2).

Source

   The provisions of this §  643a.2 amended August 15, 2014, effective August 16, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 5463; amended December 12, 2014, effective December 13, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 7683; amended August 30, 2019, effective August 31, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 4956. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (375836) to (375838).



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