CONDUCT OF TABLE GAMES
—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the playing cards used by a casino operator for the playing of games in its casino must —
prior to each use, have been shuffled using an electronic shuffler and not manually shuffled; and
be dealt from a card shoe or other device or equipment approved by the Authority.
(2) The Authority may, on the application of a casino operator or an applicant for a casino licence, waive any or all of the requirements in paragraph (1) for any segment of casino patrons, designated gaming area or approved game, subject to such conditions as the Authority may impose.
—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a wager on an approved game must be made by placing chips and, if applicable, one or more match play coupons on the appropriate wagering areas of a gaming table.
(2) A casino operator must not accept any wager on an approved game ––
placed on behalf of a patron who is not present in person at the gaming table by another person, or placed by a patron who is not so present using any communication device or equipment;
placed otherwise than by means of chips issued by the casino operator; or
made without placing any chips on the gaming table, unless otherwise provided in the approved game rules.
—(1) Without prejudice to regulation 18(1)(d), a licensed special employee of a casino operator conducting an approved game must refuse a wager from a patron if ––
the licensed special employee knows that a patron is incapable of making a decision in relation to a wager by reason of his state of intoxication, or has reasonable doubts as to the patron’s ability to do so; or
the wager is placed otherwise than in accordance with the approved game rules of the game.
(2) Without prejudice to paragraph (1), a licensed special employee of a casino operator conducting an approved game may refuse a wager from a patron if the licensed special employee knows or reasonably suspects that the patron is committing or has committed an offence under the Act or any other written law in relation to the playing of that game.
(3) A refusal of a wager under paragraph (1)(a) or (2) must be done prior to the closing of bets as determined by the approved game rules of the approved game.