Author Topic: card deal. absent player  (Read 1475 times)

Nick C

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Re: card deal. absent player
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2016, 06:37:47 PM »
I say, if the player were under a penalty hand during the misdeal the rule would apply. However, that was not the case, therefore I would deal the player in. that's my take, and I'm sticking to it! ;D

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Re: card deal. absent player
« Reply #16 on: November 25, 2016, 07:34:35 AM »
This might be a new way of thinking about this, but, technically, the player IS on a penalty.

Note: This assumes the rule is that a player needs to be at his seat before the first card is dealt.

Since the player was not at his seat at the required time, he is disqualified from that hand. I.E. He is not allowed to play his hand even if he returns before the action would have gotten to him.

The penalty lasts for the duration of the hand, which includes the misdeal and re-deal.


When using the last card dealt rule, I'd allow the player to play the hand if he returns before the last card of the re-deal, even though that allows for the dealer-player collusion I described above.
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Re: card deal. absent player
« Reply #17 on: November 25, 2016, 10:26:42 AM »
Dave: Correction! A player does not have to be at his seat when the first card is dealt...that has been changed in 2015.

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Re: card deal. absent player
« Reply #18 on: November 26, 2016, 11:34:26 AM »
Perhaps this should be reconsidered in 2017.  Please see:
http://www.pokertda.com/forum/index.php?topic=1351.0