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58 Pa. Code § 670a.13. Irregularities; invalid roll of dice.

§ 670a.13. Irregularities; invalid roll of dice.

 (a)  If the dealer uncovers the Pai Gow Poker shaker and all three dice do not land flat on the bottom of the shaker, the dealer shall call a ‘‘no roll’’ and reshake the dice.

 (b)  If the dealer uncovers the Pai Gow Poker shaker and a die or dice fall out of the shaker, the dealer shall call a ‘‘no roll’’ and reshake the dice.

 (c)  If the dealer incorrectly totals the dice and deals the first card to the wrong position, all hands shall be void, all wagers shall be returned to the players and the cards shall be reshuffled.

 (d)  If the dealer exposes any of the cards dealt to a player, the player may void the hand. The player shall make the decision to either play out the hand or to void the hand without looking at the unexposed cards.

 (e)  If a card or cards in the dealer’s hand are exposed, all hands shall be void, all wagers shall be returned to the players and the cards shall be reshuffled.

 (f)  A card that is found face up in the shoe or the deck while the cards are being dealt may not be used in that round of play and shall be placed in the discard rack. If more than one card is found face up in the shoe or the deck during the dealing of the cards, all hands shall be void, all wagers shall be returned to the players and the cards shall be reshuffled.

 (g)  A card drawn in error without its face being exposed shall be used as though it were the next card from the shoe.

 (h)  If any player or the dealer is dealt an incorrect number of cards, all hands shall be void, all wagers shall be returned to the players and the cards shall be reshuffled.

 (i)  If the dealer does not set his hands in accordance with §  670a.11(d) (relating to procedures for completion of each round of play), the hands shall be reset in accordance with §  670a.11(d) and the round of play shall be completed.

 (j)  If a card is exposed while the dealer is dealing the seven stacks in accordance with §  670a.10 (relating to procedures for dealing the cards from an automated dealing shoe), all wagers shall be returned to the players and the cards shall be reshuffled.

 (k)  If any player position or the dealer is dealt an incorrect number of cards, all hand shall be void, all wagers shall be returned to the players and the cards shall be reshuffled.

 (l)  If an automated card shuffling device is being used and the device jams, stops shuffling during a shuffle or fails to complete a shuffle cycle, the cards shall be reshuffled.

 (m)  If an automated dealing shoe is being used and the device jams, stops dealing cards or fails to deal all cards during a round of play, the round of play shall be void, all wagers shall be returned to the players and the cards shall be removed from the device and reshuffled with any cards already dealt.

 (n)  If an automated shuffling device or automated dealing shoe malfunctions and cannot be used, the automated card shuffling device or automated dealing shoe must be covered or have a sign indicating that the automated shuffling device or automated dealing shoe is out of order placed on the device before any other method of shuffling or dealing may be utilized at that table.



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