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58 Pa. Code § 643a.6. Let It Ride Poker rankings.

§ 643a.6. Let It Ride Poker rankings.

 (a)  The rank of the cards used in Let It Ride Poker, in order of highest to lowest rank, shall be: ace, king, queen, jack, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3 and 2. Notwithstanding the foregoing, an ace may be used to complete a straight flush or straight formed with a 2, 3, 4 and 5 but may not be combined with any other sequence of cards (for example, queen, king, ace, 2, 3). All suits shall be equal in rank.

 (b)  The permissible Poker hands at the game of Let It Ride Poker, in order of highest to lowest rank, shall be:

   (1)  A royal flush, which is a hand consisting of an ace, king, queen, jack and 10 of the same suit.

   (2)  A straight flush, which is a hand, other than a royal flush, consisting of five cards of the same suit in consecutive ranking, with king, queen, jack, 10 and 9 being the highest ranking straight flush and ace, 2, 3, 4 and 5 being the lowest straight flush.

   (3)  A four-of-a-kind, which is a hand consisting of four cards of the same rank, with four aces being the highest ranking four-of-a-kind and four 2s being the lowest ranking four-of-a-kind.

   (4)  A full house, which is a hand consisting of three-of-a-kind and a pair, with three aces and two kings being the highest ranking full house and three 2s and two 3s being the lowest ranking full house.

   (5)  A flush, which is a hand consisting of five cards of the same suit, not in consecutive order, with ace, king, queen, jack and 9 being the highest ranking flush and 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 being the lowest ranking flush.

   (6)  A straight, which is a hand consisting of five cards of consecutive rank, with an ace, king, queen, jack and 10 being the highest ranking straight and an ace, 2, 3, 4 and 5 being the lowest ranking straight.

   (7)  A three-of-a-kind, which is a hand consisting of three cards of the same rank, with three aces being the highest ranking three-of-a-kind and three 2s being the lowest ranking three-of-a-kind.

   (8)  Two pairs, which is a hand consisting of two pairs, with two aces and two kings being the highest ranking two pair and two 3s and two 2s being the lowest ranking two pair.

   (9)  A pair, which is a hand containing two cards of the same rank, with two aces being the highest ranking pair and two 2s being the lowest ranking pair.

 (c)  If the certificate holder offers the optional Three Card Bonus Wager under §  643a.7(f) (relating to wagers), the hands eligible for a payout shall be:

   (1)  A mini-royal, which is a straight flush of an ace, king and queen.

   (2)  A straight flush, which is a hand consisting of three cards of the same suit in consecutive ranking.

   (3)  A three-of-a-kind, which is a hand consisting of three cards of the same rank.

   (4)  A straight, which is a hand consisting of three cards of consecutive rank, including an ace, 2 and 3.

   (5)  A flush, which is a hand consisting of three cards of the same suit, not in consecutive order.

   (6)  A pair, which is a hand consisting of two cards of the same rank.

 (d)  If the certificate holder offers the Three-Card Progressive Payout Wager under §  643a.7(g), the following hands eligible for a payout are:

   (1)  A mini-royal, which is a hand consisting of an ace, king and queen of the same suit.

   (2)  A straight flush, which is a hand, other than a mini-royal, consisting of three cards of the same suit in consecutive rank.

   (3)  A three-of-a-kind, which is a hand consisting of three cards of the same rank.

   (4)  A straight, which is a hand consisting of three cards of consecutive rank, including an ace, 2 and 3.

 (e)  If the certificate holder offers the optional Six Card Bonus Wager, the Poker hands eligible for a payout are:

   (1)  A six-card royal flush, which is a hand consisting of an ace, king, queen, jack, 10 and 9 of the same suit.

   (2)  A royal flush, which is a hand consisting of an ace, king, queen, jack and 10 of the same suit.

   (3)  A straight flush, which is a hand consisting of five cards of the same suit in consecutive ranking.

   (4)  A four-of-a-kind, which is a hand consisting of four cards of the same rank, regardless of suit.

   (5)  A full house, which is a hand consisting of three-of-a-kind and a pair.

   (6)  A flush, which is a hand consisting of five cards of the same suit.

   (7)  A straight, which is a hand consisting of five cards of consecutive rank, regardless of suit.

   (8)  A three-of-a-kind, which is a hand consisting of three cards of the same rank, regardless of suit.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  643a.6 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30) and 13A02(1) and (2).

Source

   The provisions of this §  643a.6 amended August 15, 2014, effective August 16, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 5463; amended August 30, 2019, effective August 31, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 4956. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (375840) to (375842).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  643a.1 (relating to definitions); 58 Pa. Code §  643a.7 (relating to wagers); and 58 Pa. Code §  643a.11 (relating to procedures for completion of each round of play).



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