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58 Pa. Code § 657a.2. Crazy 4 Poker table physical characteristics.

§ 657a.2. Crazy 4 Poker table physical characteristics.

 (a)  Crazy 4 Poker shall be played at a table having betting positions for no more than six players on one side of the table and a place for the dealer on the opposite side of the table.

 (b)  The layout for a Crazy 4 Poker table shall be submitted to the Bureau of Gaming Operations and approved in accordance with §  601a.10(a) (relating to approval of table game layouts, signage and equipment) and contain, at a minimum:

   (1)  The name or logo of the certificate holder.

   (2)  Four separate betting areas designated for the placement of the Ante, Play, Super Bonus and Queens Up Wagers for each player. The Super Bonus betting area must be located to the right of the Ante Wager betting area and be separated by an ‘‘=’’ symbol.

   (3)  If the certificate holder offers either the Four or Five-Card Progressive Payout Wager authorized under §  657a.7(d)(3) or (4) (relating to wagers), a separate area designated for the placement of the Progressive Payout Wager for each player.

   (4)  If a certificate holder offers the Five Card Hand Bonus Wager authorized under §  657a.7(d)(5), each betting position must contain an electronic wagering system for the placement of the Five Card Hand Bonus Wager.

   (5)  If the certificate holder offers the Six Card Bonus Wager authorized under §  657a.7(d)(6), the layout must contain:

     (i)   A separate area designated for the placement of the Six Card Bonus Wager for each player.

     (ii)   A designated area on the layout for the Six Card Bonus card.

   (6)  Inscriptions that advise patrons of the payout odds or amounts for all permissible wagers offered by the certificate holder. If payout odds or amounts are not inscribed on the layout, a sign identifying the payout odds or amounts for all permissible wagers shall be posted at each Crazy 4 Poker table.

   (7)  Inscriptions that advise patrons of the following:

     (i)   The best four-card hand plays.

     (ii)   The dealer qualifies with a king or better.

     (iii)   A player who has a pair of aces or better may place a Play Wager in an amount up to three times the player’s Ante Wager.

     (iv)   The player’s Super Bonus Wager shall be returned if the player beats or ties the dealer with a hand that is not a straight or better.

   (8)  If the information in paragraph (7) is not on the layout, a sign which sets forth the required information must be posted at each Crazy 4 Poker table.

 (c)  If a certificate holder offers either a Four or Five-Card Progressive Payout Wager in accordance with §  657a.7(d)(3) or (4), the Crazy 4 Poker table must have a progressive table game system, in accordance with §  605a.7 (relating to progressive table games), for the placement of Progressive Payout Wagers. If the certificate holder is offering a Progressive Payout Wager on multiple linked tables or games in the same licensed facility, the progressive table game system must comply with §  605a.8 (relating to linked progressive table games). The progressive table game system must include:

   (1)  A wagering device at each betting position that acknowledges or accepts the placement of the Progressive Payout Wager.

   (2)  A device that controls or monitors the placement of Progressive Payout Wagers at the gaming table, including a mechanism, such as a lock-out button, that prevents the recognition of any Progressive Payout Wager that a player attempts to place after the dealer has announced ‘‘no more bets.’’

 (d)  If the certificate holder offers the Five Card Hand Bonus Wager authorized under §  657a.7(d)(5), the Crazy 4 Poker table must have a table game system, in accordance with §  605a.7 and an electronic wagering system in accordance with § §  605a.2 and 605a.3 (relating to electronic wagering systems; and procedures for buying in to and cashing out of a table game using an electronic wagering system). Each betting position must contain an electronic wagering system for the placement of the Five Card Hand Bonus Wager. The system must include a mechanism, such as a lockout button, that prevents the placement of any Five Card Hand Bonus Wagers that a player attempts to place after the dealer has begun dealing the cards. If the certificate holder is offering a Five Card Hand Bonus Wager on multiple linked tables or games in the same licensed facility, the progressive table game must comply with §  605a.8 (relating to linked progressive table games).

 (e)  Each Crazy 4 Poker table must have a drop box and a tip box attached on the same side of the gaming table as, but on opposite sides of, the dealer, as approved by the Bureau of Casino Compliance in accordance with §  601a.10(g). The Bureau of Casino Compliance may approve an alternative location for the tip box when a card shuffling device or other table game equipment prevents the placement of the drop box and tip box on the same side of the gaming table as, but on opposite sides of, the dealer.

 (f)  Each Crazy 4 Poker table must have a discard rack securely attached to the top of the dealer’s side of the table.

Authority

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

Source

   The provisions of this §  657a.2 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 (375974) to (375976).



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