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58 Pa. Code § 655a.6. Mississippi Stud hand rankings.

§ 655a.6. Mississippi Stud hand rankings.

 (a)  The rank of the cards used in Mississippi Stud, in order of highest to lowest rank, must 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 a straight formed with a 2, 3, 4 and 5 but may not be combined with any other sequence of cards (for example: king, queen, ace, 2 and 3). All suits shall be equal in rank.

 (b)  The permissible five-card Poker hands in the game of Mississippi Stud, in order of highest to lowest rank, must 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.

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

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

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

   (6)  A straight, which is a hand consisting of five cards of more than one suit and of consecutive rank.

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

   (8)  Two pairs, which is a hand consisting of two pairs.

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

 (c)  For purposes of the Three Card Bonus authorized under §  655a.7(d)(4) (relating to wagers), the permissible three-card Poker hands must be:

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

   (2)  A straight flush, which is three cards of the same suit in consecutive rank.

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

   (4)  A straight, which is three cards of consecutive rank.

   (5)  A flush, which is three cards of the same suit.

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

 (d)  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 §  655a.6 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30) and 13A02(1) and (2).

Source

   The provisions of this §  655a.6 amended August 30, 2019, effective August 31, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 4956. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (375960).

Cross Referenes

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  655a.7 (relating to wagers); and 58 Pa. Code §  655a.11 (relating to procedures for completion of each round of play).



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