S.D. Admin. R. 20:18:15:25 - Splitting pairs
If the first two cards dealt to a player are identical in
value, the player may split the hand into two separate hands by making a wager
on the second hand equal to the original wager. If a player splits pairs, the
dealer must deal a second card to the first hand so formed and must complete
the player's decisions on that hand before dealing cards to the second hand.
After a second card is dealt to a split pair, the player must stand, surrender,
draw, or double down. A player may not split pairs more than three times in a
round of play on any one hand. A player splitting aces may have only one card
dealt to each ace. If the dealer obtains
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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