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58 Pa. Code § 651a.1. Definitions.

§ 651a.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Initial Wager—The wager that shall be made by a player prior to any cards being dealt to participate in the round of play.

   Original deal—The first card that is dealt to each player and the dealer to determine the result for the Initial Wager in a round of play.

   Tie hand—A hand in the original deal or War deal when the rank of a player’s card and the rank of the dealer’s card are equal.

   War—The decision of a player, in accordance with the option offered under §  651a.9(c)(2) (relating to procedures for completion of each round of play; collection and payment of wagers), to place a War Wager when there is a tie hand on the original deal.

   War deal—The deal of the cards that follows the placement of a War Wager.

   War Wager—A wager, equal to the player’s Initial Wager, that is required to be made if the player elects to go to War with the dealer.

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