Emperor’s Challenge Exposed Pai Gow Poker (“Emperor’s Challenge Exposed”) is a commission-free, house-banked Pai Gow Poker-based game using a standard 52-card deck and a Joker. The object of the game is for the player to beat the dealer in both their two-card low hand and their five-card high hand. All rules pertaining to standard Pai Gow Poker, stated in the approved rules of play posted on the WSGC website under “Authorized Games”, remain the same and are not altered in this game, with the exception of commission-free options and face up dealing procedures.
$5 minimum bet $1 minimum side bets $1 or $5 Jackpot bonus
How to Play
Players must place their bet and any additional side bets to begin the game. Additional side bets include the Ace High Pai Gow Insurance, Pai Gow Insurance and Emperor’s Treasure wagers. After all the initial wagers are made, both the player and the dealer each receive seven cards. The player and the dealer will each set their pai gow poker hand by making one 2-card hand and one 5-card hand. The player’s hand is compared to the dealer’s hand and any side bets are reconciled.
Ace High Pai Gow Insurance - wins if dealer recieves an Ace High Pai Gow
Pai Gow Insurance – wins odds if the player’s hand is a Pai Gow which is a hand that does not contain a Pair or better
Emperor’s Treasure – wins odds according to the posted pay table and includes an Envy Bonus when the player wagers $5 or more.