1. Definitions

1.1 In these rules, unless the contrary intention appears:

“Act” means the Casino Slot Gacor Hari IniControl Act 1992;

“blackjack” means an ace and any card having a point value of ten dealt as the initial two cards to a player or a dealer except that this shall not include an ace and a ten point value card dealt to a player who has split pairs;

“burned” means to remove a card from play by placing it in the discard rack;

“casino promotional token or voucher” means a token or voucher issued by the casino operator to enable the player to have one free wager at a gaming table in the amount identified on the token or voucher. Promotional tokens and vouchers wagered at a table are forfeited after a round of play whether the wager wins or loses. If the wager wins, the player is to be paid the winnings in chips;

“casino supervisor” means a person employed in a casino in a managerial capacity relating to the conduct of gaming and includes a game supervisor;

“dealer” means a person responsible for the operation of the game;

“game supervisor” means a person responsible for the immediate supervision of the operation of the game;

“hard total” means the point total of a hand which contains no aces or which contains aces that are each counted as 1 in value;

“inspector” means a person appointed under section 106 of the Act;

“multishuffler” means a machine approved by the Casino Control Authority to be used for shuffling either four (4), six (6) or eight (8) decks of cards;

“Perfect Pairs wager” means an optional additional wager, which may be made by a player in accordance with rule 14;

“point total” means the total value of cards in a hand;

“Pontoon” means a variation of the game of Blackjack;

“Pontoon Pandemonium” means an optional additional wager which may be made by a player in accordance with rule 18.14.

“round of play” means a period of play commencing with the removal of the first card from the shoe or shuffling device by the dealer and concluding when the dealer, after drawing the last card, announces a result and if applicable, pays out winnings;

“shuffling device” means a card shuffling machine approved by the Casino Control Authority for use in the game of Blackjack but does not include a “multishuffler”;

“soft total” means the point total of a hand containing at least one ace counted as 11 in value;

“stand off” means where a wager shall neither win nor lose;

“Super Sevens wager” means an optional additional wager which may be made by a player in accordance with rule 14;

“void” means invalid with no result.

2. Table Layout and Equipment

2.1 The game of Blackjack shall be played at a table having on one side places for the players and on the opposite side a place for the dealer.

2.2 The layout cloth covering the table shall be marked in a manner substantially similar to that shown in diagram “A”, “B” or “C” with:

2.2.1 a minimum of five and a maximum of nine playing areas designated for the placement of wagers;

2.2.2 an area for the placement of insurance wagers;

2.2.3 inscriptions to the effect that –

2.2.3.1 blackjack pays 3 to 2,

2.2.3.2 the dealer must stand on 17 and must draw to 16, and

2.2.3.3 insurance pays 2 to 1.

2.2.4 the name and/or logo of the casino imprinted thereon.

2.3 The following equipment shall also be used in the game of Blackjack:

2.3.1 a card shoe or shuffling device from which all cards shall be dealt;

2.3.2 a discard rack capable of holding up to eight decks of cards.

2.4 The table shall have a drop box attached to it.