S.D. Admin. R. 20:18:15:30.03 - Variations of the play - 21+3

21+3 is a copyrighted, trademarked, and patent-pending variation of blackjack with optional three-card poker. 21+3 must be dealt and played following the standards rules of blackjack in this chapter, except as follows:

(1) 21+3 may only be played with either six decks or two decks;
(2) 21+3 may be played only on tables displaying the 21+3 layout. At the beginning of each round, in addition to the regular 21 bet the player may also place an optional "3" bet;
(3) The cards are dealt according to regular blackjack procedures noting that both player cards must be dealt face up. One of the dealer's cards is dealt face up;
(4) The dealer's up card and the first two cards of each player with a wager on the "3" bet form a three-card poker hand;
(5) Each player "3" bet is resolved from dealer's right to left. Losing "3" bets are taken, winning "3" bets are paid and removed from the play area immediately;
(6) After all "3" bets are resolved standard blackjack procedures apply. Insurance and hold-card peek after "3" bets resolved;
(7) The table "3" bet limits must be posted at each table;
(8) Tip bets may be placed by any bet (21 or "3" or both). Tip "3" bet may not be more than the player's "3" bet and may also be limited by posted house policy;
(9) Tip bets are paid at the same time as player bet and wins are taken immediately; and
(10) 21+3 wagers shall be paid in accordance with the following paytables:

Paytables for 2 or 6 decks

Classic

Xtreme

Straight Flush

9

30

3 of a Kind

9

20

Straight

9

10

Flush

9

5

Pair

-1

-1

Paytables for 2 decks

1

2

3

Straight Flush

2.5

7

9

3 of a Kind

2.5

7

9

Straight

2.5

7

9

Flush

2.5

7

9

Pair

2.5

0

-1

(All payouts are "to 1.")

Notes

S.D. Admin. R. 20:18:15:30.03
28 SDR 24, effective August 28, 2001; 43 SDR 131, effective 4/17/2017; 44 SDR 151, effective 4/30/2018

General Authority: SDCL 42-7B-7.

Law Implemented: SDCL 42-7B-4(3), 42-7B-7, 42-7B-15.

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