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58 Pa. Code § 643a.7. Wagers.

§ 643a.7. Wagers.

 (a)  Wagers at Let It Ride Poker shall be made by placing value chips, plaques or other Board-approved table game wagering instruments on the appropriate areas of the table layout. Verbal wagers accompanied by cash may not be accepted.

 (b)  Only players who are seated at a Let It Ride Poker table may wager at the game. Once a player has placed a wager and received cards, that player shall remain seated until the completion of the round of play. If a player leaves the table during a round of play, any wagers made by the player may be considered abandoned and may be treated as losing wagers.

 (c)  All wagers at Let It Ride Poker shall be placed prior to the dealer announcing ‘‘no more bets’’ in accordance with the dealing procedures in §  643a.8, §  643a.9 or §  643a.10 (relating to procedure for dealing the cards from a manual dealing shoe; procedure for dealing the cards from the hand; and procedure for dealing the cards from an automated dealing shoe). Except as provided in §  643a.11(b) and (d) (relating to procedures for completion of each round of play), a wager may not be made, increased or withdrawn after the dealer has announced ‘‘no more bets.’’

 (d)  To participate in a round of play, a player shall place three equal but separate Let It Ride Poker Wagers designated as Bet Number 1, Bet Number 2 and Bet Number 3. Bet Number 1 and Bet Number 2 may subsequently be removed by the player in accordance with §  643a.11(b) and (d).

 (e)  A certificate holder may, if specified in its Rules Submission under §  601a.2 (relating to table games Rules Submissions), offer to each player at a Let It Ride Poker table the option to make an additional Five Card Bonus Wager that the player will have a five-card Poker hand with a rank of a pair of tens or better, two pair or better or three-of-a-kind or better, depending on the paytable selected by the certificate holder in its Rules Submission under §  601a.2. After placing the three wagers required under subsection (d), a player may make an additional Five Card Bonus Wager by placing a value chip onto the designated betting area for that player. If the certificate holder is utilizing a table game system, each player shall be responsible for verifying that the player’s respective Five Card Bonus Wager has been accepted.

 (f)  A certificate holder may, if specified in its Rules Submission under §  601a.2, offer to each player at a Let It Ride Poker table the option to make an additional Three Card Bonus Wager that the three cards dealt to the player will have a rank of a pair or better. After placing the three wagers required under subsection (d), a player may make an additional Three Card Bonus Wager by placing a value chip on the designated betting area prior to the dealer announcing ‘‘no more bets.’’

 (g)  A certificate holder may, if specified in its Rules Submission under §  601a.2, offer to each player the option to make an additional Three-Card Progressive Payout Wager that the player will receive a Three-Card Progressive Payout Hand. After placing the Let It Ride Poker Wagers, a player may make an additional Three-Card Progressive Payout Wager by placing a value chip into the progressive wagering device designated for that player. Each player shall be responsible for verifying that the player’s respective Three-Card Progressive Payout Wager has been accepted.

 (h)  A certificate holder may, if specified in its Rules Submission under §  601a.2, offer to each player the option to make an additional Five-Card Progressive Payout Wager that the player will receive a Five-Card Progressive Payout Hand. After placing the Let It Ride Poker Wagers, a player may make an additional Five-Card Progressive Payout Wager by placing a value chip into the progressive wagering device designated for that player. Each player shall be responsible for verifying that the player’s respective Five-Card Progressive Payout Wager has been accepted.

 (i)  If specified in its Rules Submission under §  601a.2, a certificate holder may offer to each player at a Let It Ride Poker table the option to make an additional Five Card Hand Bonus Wager that the player’s five-card Poker hand will contain a flush or better as defined in §  643a.6(b) (relating to Let It Ride Poker rankings). After placing an Ante Wager, a player may make the additional Five Card Hand Bonus Wager by using the electronic wagering device designated for that player. Each player shall be responsible for verifying that the player’s Five Card Hand Bonus Wager has been accepted.

 (j)  If specified in its Rules Submission under §  601a.2, a certificate holder may offer to each player who placed Let it Ride Wagers the option of placing a Six Card Bonus Wager which shall win if the player’s three cards and the three additional Six Card Bonus cards form a three-of-a-kind or better as described in §  643a.6(e). A Six Card Bonus Wager does not have bearing on any other wagers made by the player.

 (k)  A Five Card Bonus Wager, Three Card Bonus Wager, Five Card Hand Bonus Wager, Progressive Payout Wager and Six Card Bonus Wager do not have a bearing on any other wagers made by the player.

 (l)  A certificate holder shall specify in its Rules Submission under §  601a.2 the number of adjacent boxes on which a player may place a wager in one round of play.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  643a.7 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30) and 13A02(1) and (2).

Source

   The provisions of this §  643a.7 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 (375842) to (375844).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  643a.2 (relating to Let It Ride Poker table physical characteristics); 58 Pa. Code §  643a.6 (relating to Let It Ride Poker rankings); 58 Pa. Code §  643a.8 (relating to procedure for dealing the cards from a manual dealing shoe); 58 Pa. Code §  643a.9 (relating to procedure for dealing the cards from the hand); and 58 Pa. Code §  643a.10 (relating to procedure for dealing the cards from an automated dealing shoe).



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