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58 Pa. Code § 657a.12. Payout odds; Envy Bonus; rate of progression.

§ 657a.12. Payout odds; Envy Bonus; rate of progression.

 (a)  A certificate holder shall pay each winning Ante and Play Wagers at odds of 1 to 1.

 (b)  A certificate holder shall pay the player’s Super Bonus Wager in accordance with the following odds:

Hand Paytable
Four aces 200 to 1
Four-of-a-kind 30 to 1
Straight flush 15 to 1
Three-of-a-kind 2 to 1
Flush 3 to 2
Straight 1 to 1

 (c)  The certificate holder shall pay out winning Queens Up Wagers at the odds in one of the following paytables, selected by the certificate holder in its Rules Submission filed in accordance with §  601a.2 (relating to table games Rules Submissions):

Hand Paytable A Paytable B
Four-of-a-kind 50 to 1 50 to 1
Straight flush 30 to 1 40 to 1
Three-of-a-kind 9 to 1 8 to 1
Flush 4 to 1 4 to 1
Straight 3 to 1 3 to 1
Two pair 2 to 1 2 to 1
Pair of queens or better 1 to 1 1 to 1


Hand Paytable C Paytable D
Four-of-a-kind 50 to 1 50 to 1
Straight flush 30 to 1 40 to 1
Three-of-a-kind 8 to 1 7 to 1
Flush 4 to 1 4 to 1
Straight 3 to 1 3 to 1
Two pair 2 to 1 2 to 1
Pair of queens or better 1 to 1 1 to 1

 (d)  If a certificate holder offers the Four-Card Progressive Payout Wager:

   (1)  The certificate holder shall pay out winning Four-Card Progressive Payout Wagers at the odds in one of the following payout tables selected by the certificate holder in its Rules Submission filed in accordance with §  601a.2:

Hand Paytable A Paytable B
Four aces 100% of meter 100% of meter
Four-of-a-kind 300 for 1 300 for 1
Straight flush 100 for 1 100 for 1
Three-of-a-kind 9 for 1 15 for 1

   (2)  A player shall receive the payout for only the highest ranking four-card Poker hand formed.

   (3)  The rate of progression (incrementation rate) and the seed and reseed amounts for the meter used for the progressive payout in paragraph (1) must be based upon the amount of the Progressive Payout Wager being offered and must be as follows:

Paytable A Paytable B
Seed/reseed $5,000 for 1 $1,000 for 1
Incrementation rate
Primary 29% 25%
Reserve N/A 5%

   (4)  Winning Four-Card Progressive Payout Hands shall be paid in accordance with the amount on the meter when it is the player’s turn to be paid in accordance with §  657a.11(e) (relating to procedures for completion of each round of play).

   (5)  Four-Card Envy Bonus payouts shall be made according to the following payout schedules for Four-Card Envy Bonus Qualifying Hands based upon the amount of the Four-Card Progressive Payout Wager placed by the player receiving the Envy Bonus:

     (i)   If the certificate holder selects paytable A from paragraph (1), the payout shall be:

$1 Progressive Payout Wager

Hand Envy Bonus
Four aces $100
Four-of-a-kind $10
Straight flush $5


$5 Progressive Payout Wager

Hand Envy Bonus
Four aces $500
Four-of-a-kind $50
Straight flush $25

     (ii)   If the certificate holder selects paytable B from paragraph (1), the payout shall be:

$1 Progressive Payout Wager

Hand Envy Bonus
Four aces $100
Four-of-a-kind $25


$5 Progressive Payout Wager

Hand Envy Bonus
Four aces $500
Four-of-a-kind $125

 (e)  If a certificate holder offers the Five-Card Progressive Payout Wager:

   (1)  The certificate holder shall pay out winning Five-Card Progressive Payout Wagers at the odds in one of the following payout tables selected by the certificate holder in its Rules Submission filed in accordance with §  601a.2:

Hand Paytable A Paytable B Paytable C Paytable D
Royal flush 100% of meter 100% mega jackpot 100% mega jackpot 100% mega jackpot
Straight flush 10% of meter 100% major jackpot 100% major jackpot 100% major jackpot
Four-of-a-kind 300 for 1 300 for 1 100% minor jackpot 100% minor jackpot
Full house 50 for 1 50 for 1 50 for 1 50 for 1
Flush 40 for 1 40 for 1 40 for 1 40 for 1
Straight 30 for 1 30 for 1 30 for 1 30 for 1
Three-of-a-kind 9 for 1 9 for 1 10 for 1 9 for 1

   (2)  A player shall receive the payout for only the highest ranking five-card Poker hand formed.

   (3)  The rate of progression (incrementation rate) and the seed and reseed amounts for the meter used for the progressive payout in paragraph (1) must be based upon the amount of the Progressive Payout Wager being offered and must be as follows:

Paytable A
Seed/reseed $10,000 for 1
Incrementation rate
Primary 21%
Reserve N/A


Paytable B Paytable C Paytable D
Seed/reseed
Mega $10,000 for 1 $10,000 for 1 $10,000 for 1
Major $1,000 for 1 $1,000 for 1 $1,000 for 1
Minor N/A $250 for 1 $250 for 1
Incrementation rate
Mega 11% 9% 10%
Major 10% 7% 8%
Minor N/A 3% 3%

   (4)  Winning Five-Card Progressive Payout Hands shall be paid in accordance with the amount on the meter when it is the player’s turn to be paid in accordance with §  657a.11(e).

   (5)  Five-Card Envy Bonus payouts shall be made according to the following payouts for Five-Card Envy Bonus Qualifying Hands based upon the amount of the Five-Card Progressive Payout Wager placed by the player receiving the Envy Bonus:

$1 Progressive Payout Wager

Hand Envy Bonus
Royal flush $1,000
Straight flush $300


$5 Progressive Payout Wager

Hand Envy Bonus
Royal flush $5,000
Straight flush $1,500

 (f)  If a certificate holder offers the Five Card Hand Bonus Wager:

   (1)  The certificate holder shall pay out winning Five Card Hand Bonus Wagers at the odds in the following paytable:

Hand Payout
Royal flush 100% of meter
Straight flush 10% of meter
Four-of-a-kind 500 for 1
Full house 100 for 1
Flush 50 for 1

   (2)  A player shall receive the payout for only the highest ranking five-card Poker hand formed. If a player placed a Five Card Bonus Wager on both the dealer’s hand and the player’s hand, the player shall receive a payout in accordance with paragraph (1) for both the highest ranking five-card Poker hand of the dealer and the highest ranking five-card Poker hand of the player. If the dealer’s hand qualifies for a payout that is a percentage of the jackpot amount on the progressive meter and if more than one player wagered on the dealer’s hand, the jackpot will be divided equally among the number of players who wagered on the dealer’s hand.

   (3)  The certificate holder may pay a Magic Card or Lucky Bonus in accordance with the odds in the following paytable:

Hand Payout
Magic Card 20 for 1
Lucky Bonus 5 for 1

   (4)  The rate of progression (incrementation rate) and the seed and reseed amounts for the meter used for the progressive payout in paragraph (1) must be based upon the amount of the Progressive Payout Wager being offered and must be as follows:

Seed $10,000 for 1
Reseed $0
Incrementation rate
Primary 13%
Reserve 8%

 (g)  A certificate holder shall pay out winning Six Card Bonus Wagers at the odds in one of the following payout tables selected by the certificate holder in its Rules Submission filed in accordance with §  601a.2:

Hand Paytable A Paytable B Paytable C
Royal flush 1,000 to 1 1,000 to 1 1,000 to 1
Straight flush 200 to 1 200 to 1 200 to 1
Four-of-a-kind 50 to 1 50 to 1 100 to 1
Full house 25 to 1 25 to 1 20 to 1
Flush 20 to 1 15 to 1 15 to 1
Straight 10 to 1 10 to 1 9 to 1
Three-of-a-kind 5 to 1 5 to 1 8 to 1


Hand Paytable D Paytable E
Six-card royal flush—diamonds 200,000 to 1
Six-card royal flush—hearts, spades or clubs 20,000 to 1
Royal flush 1,000 to 1 1,000 to 1
Straight flush 200 to 1 200 to 1
Four-of-a-kind 100 to 1 50 to 1
Full house 20 to 1 20 to 1
Flush 15 to 1 15 to 1
Straight 10 to 1 10 to 1
Three-of-a-kind 7 to 1 5 to 1

Authority

   The provisions of this §  657a.12 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30) and 13A02(1) and (2).

Source

   The provisions of this §  657a.12 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 (375988) to (375992).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  657a.11 (relating to procedures for completion of each round of play).



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