S.D. Admin. R. 20:18:15:01 - Definitions

Terms used in this chapter mean:

(1) "Blackjack," an ace and a second card with a point value of ten dealt as the initial two cards to a player or the dealer. Blackjack may not include an ace and a ten-point value card dealt to a player who has split pairs;
(2) "Dealer," the person responsible for dealing the cards at a blackjack table;
(3) "Hard total," the total point count of a hand which contains no aces or which contains aces that are counted as one in value;
(4) "Shoe," a dealing device that has a compartment in which cards are stacked and that permits cards to be dealt at any given time;
(5) "Soft total," the total point count of a hand containing an ace when the ace is counted as eleven in value;
(6) "Tip bet," a wager placed by the player on behalf of the dealer.


S.D. Admin. R. 20:18:15:01
16 SDR 57, effective October 1, 1989; 19 SDR 21, effective August 20, 1992.

General Authority: SDCL 42-7B-7.

Law Implemented: SDCL 42-7B-1, 42-7B-2, 42-7B-3, 42-7B-4, 42-7B-7, 42-7B-14, 42-7B-15.

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