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58 Pa. Code § 685a.9. Double Down Wager.

§ 685a.9. Double Down Wager.

 (a)  Except when a player has Blackjack, a player may elect to make a Double Down Wager, which may not exceed the amount of his initial Bet Wager, on the first two cards dealt to that player, including any hands resulting from a split pair, provided that only one additional card shall be dealt to the hand on which the player has elected to double down.

 (b)  If a dealer obtains Blackjack after a player makes a Double Down Wager, the dealer shall collect only the amount of the initial Bet Wager of the player and may not collect the additional Double Down Wager.

 (c)  Upon a player’s election to make a Double Down Wager, the dealer shall deal the one additional card face up and place it sideways on the layout.

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  685a.6 (relating to wagers); and 58 Pa. Code §  685a.7 (relating to procedure for dealing the cards; completion of each round of play).

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