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58 Pa. Code § 685a.1. Definitions.

§ 685a.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Blackjack—An ace and any card having a value of 10 dealt as the initial two cards to a player or the dealer.

   Hard total—The total point count of a hand which does not contain aces or which contain aces that are each counted as 1 in value.

   Hole card—The second card dealt face down to the dealer.

   Large—A card value of either 10, jack, queen, king or ace.

   Masque Card Reader device—A device which illuminates either a blue (small), red (medium) or yellow (large) light based upon the value range of the dealer’s Hole card.

   Medium—A card value of either 6, 7, 8 or 9.

   Small—A card value of either 2, 3, 4 or 5.

   Soft value—The total point count of a hand containing an ace when the ace is counted as 11 in value.

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