23.16.1229    ANTE, BLIND BET

(1) A player may ante for each hand by placing a bet on the table in front of him or her before the first card of the game is dealt. Then, the dealer shall sweep the antes and place them in the pot. Once the first card has been dealt, the ante may not be altered.

(2) For a blind bet to be part of any game, it must be announced prior to beginning the deal. A blind bet may be used in addition to an ante.

History: Sec. 23-5-115 MCA; IMP, Sec. 23-5-311 MCA; EMERG, NEW, 1990 MAR p. 286, Eff. 2/9/90.