General

Pengeluaran HK

18.1 When handling the cards, players shall at all times ensure that the cards remain on or above the area of the table. The cards must not be removed from the table.

18.2 In all games it is the player’s responsibility to protect his/her hand at all times.

18.3 In all games a dealer may inspect a player’s hand at the completion of the hand.

18.4 In all games if a player shows another player his/her hand, at the completion of the hand, he/she shall be required to show the entire table, upon request.

 

 

  1. Irregularities

 

Misdeals

19.1 Whenever a misdeal occurs there shall be a new shuffle and cut. The same player shall be first to receive cards in the new deal as in the previous misdeal. Only a casino supervisor or a poker room supervisor shall determine if there is a misdeal. There is a misdeal if:

(a) in all games one or more cards are exposed in cutting;

(b) in all games before any substantial action takes place, it is noticed that the cards were not shuffled or cut prior to the deal. Once there has been substantial action the hand shall be played out;

(c) in all games the dealer has dealt the cards out of order and the error was noticed prior to substantial action and the error cannot be reconstructed;

(d) in all games during the initial deal a dealer deals a player out or deals an extra hand in and it is discovered before there has been substantial action and the hand or hands cannot be reconstructed;

(e) in all games at the end of the initial Pengeluaran HK deal an eligible player has received an incorrect number of cards and the error cannot be reconstructed and there has been no substantial action;

(f) in all games a player is dealt an incorrect number of cards, and this is discovered before substantial action is taken. There is no misdeal if:

(i) the affected player has acted prior to discovering the incorrect number of cards. His/her hand is declared dead and, if it is determined that collusion has not taken place, all wagers, forced bets and blinds shall be returned to the player,

(ii) the affected player has not acted but there has been substantial action by other players before the incorrect deal is discovered. For that round of play all wagers, forced bets and blinds shall be returned to the player and the player’s hand is voided;

(g) in all games only one player remains in the game at the completion of the showdown and that player has the incorrect number of cards. That player’s hand shall be declared a dead hand and all wagers shall be returned;

(h) in all games the deck is found to be defective before the dealer pushes the pot. All wagers, forced bets and blinds shall be returned to the players;

(i) in Draw Poker more than one card is exposed by the dealer during the initial dealing round. However, should this occur during the draw the cards shall be used in sequence;

(j) in Five Card stud during the initial dealing round the dealer deals the incorrect card face up or deals an incorrect number of cards face up and is unable to correct;

(k) in Five Card stud during the initial dealing round the dealer deals more than one player two cards face up;

(l) in Seven Card stud during the initial dealing round the dealer deals the incorrect card face up or deals an incorrect number of cards face up and is unable to reconstruct;

(m) in Seven Card stud during the initial dealing round the dealer deals more than one player two cards face up;

(n) in Seven Card stud during the initial dealing round the dealer deals a player three cards face up;

(o) in all Manila games more than one of the players’ hole cards are exposed by the dealer during the initial deal;

(p) in all flop games more than one card is exposed by the dealer during the initial deal.

All Games

 

19.2 In all games a boxed card is considered a non-existent card and is placed in the muck. The next card immediately replaces it.

19.3 In all games if the dealer neglects to burn a card or burns more than one card and there has been no substantial action the dealer shall reconstruct the hand/s if possible and burn the correct card. If it is not possible to reconstruct the hand/s or there has been substantial action the hand shall continue. In this instance there shall be an incorrect number of burn cards for the game.

19.4 In all games if a player folds his/her hand and this player was in the final called betting round, and a player wishes to see that player’s hand, the other player may do so. The dealer shall tap the hand on the muck and expose the hand on the table. In this case the hand is ineligible to win the pot. If however, the requesting player is a pot winner then the hand in question shall not be tapped on the muck prior to it being exposed and the hand is live and shall still be eligible to win.

19.5 In all games if a card is, or cards are, dropped and or exposed by a player this card or these cards shall still be played.

 

 

Draw Poker

 

19.6 In Draw Poker if cards are dealt out of sequence during the draw and the wrong player has looked at them, then he/she shall retain those cards. The next cards shall then be dealt to the player who should have received the cards dealt out of sequence and thereafter cards shall be dealt to all players in sequence.

 

 

Five Card Stud

 

19.7 Notwithstanding rule 19.1(j), in Five Card stud if the first card is dealt face up the second card shall be dealt face down.

19.8 Notwithstanding rule 19.1(j), in Five Card stud, if in the initial dealing round the dealer deals one player two cards face up, the dealer shall complete the deal and then replace the second face up card with the card that was to be the first burn card, this card shall be dealt face down. The second face up card shall become the first burn card.

19.9 In Five Card stud if the dealer commences dealing the final round of cards and subsequently realises there are insufficient cards to complete the deal, the dealer shall continue dealing until all cards have been dealt and shall shuffle the burn cards to complete the deal.

19.10 In Five Card stud an all-in player in the first round of betting shall not be considered an active player for the purpose of starting the betting. For all subsequent rounds of betting, for the purpose of starting the betting, if an all-in player is the player required to act then the action shall pass to the player to the immediate left of the all-in player.

19.11 In Five Card stud if any card is exposed by the dealer prior to the completion of a betting round, the maximum bet allowed for that round of betting shall not exceed the maximum amount already wagered for that round of betting. The exposed card shall then be used in the normal sequence.

19.12 In Five Card stud if any player folds after making a forced bet, or on a round of checking, that player’s hand shall be placed in the muck and that player’s position shall continue to receive a card until there is a subsequent wager at the table.

19.13 In Five Card stud if a community card is used to complete the deal the opener shall be the highest value hand showing not including the community card.

 

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