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58 Pa. Code § 677a.2. World Poker Tour Heads-Up Hold ’Em table physical characteristics.

§ 677a.2. World Poker Tour Heads-Up Hold ’Em table physical characteristics.

 (a)  World Poker Tour Heads-Up Hold ’Em 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 World Poker Tour Heads-Up Hold ’Em 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)  Three separate betting areas designated for the placement of Ante, Odds and Raise Wagers for each player.

   (3)  A separate area designated for the placement of the five community cards located directly in front of the table inventory container.

   (4)  A separate area designated for the placement of the dealer’s two cards.

   (5)  If the certificate holder offers the optional Pocket Bonus Wager authorized under §  677a.7(d)(2) (relating to wagers), a separate area designated for the placement of the Pocket Bonus Wager for each player.

   (6)  If the certificate holder offers the optional Trips Plus Wager authorized under §  677a.7(d)(3), a separate area designated for the placement of the Trips Plus Wager for each player.

   (7)  Inscriptions that advise patrons of the payout odds for all permissible wagers offered by the certificate holder. If the payout odds are not inscribed on the layout, a sign identifying the payout odds for all permissible wagers shall be posted at each World Poker Tour Heads-Up Hold ’Em table.

   (8)  Inscriptions indicating the following:

     (i)   The Ante Wager will be returned if the dealer does not have a pair or better.

     (ii)   If established by the certificate holder, the payout limit per player per round of play, as authorized under §  677a.12(f) (relating to payout odds; payout limitation).

   (9)  If the information required under paragraph (8) is not inscribed on the layout, a sign which sets forth the required information shall be posted at each World Poker Tour Heads-Up Hold ’Em table.

 (c)  Each World Poker Tour Heads-Up Hold ’Em table must have a drop box and a tip box attached on the same side of the 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.

 (d)  Each World Poker Tour Heads-Up Hold ’Em table must have a discard rack securely attached to the top of the dealer’s side of the table.



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