PENALTIES.-if the dealer gives too few cards the number must be completed from the stock, or the non-dealer, not having looked at his cards, may have a fresh de.d.
if the dealer gives his adversary too many cards the player who has too many must not draw until his number is reduced to seven.
If the dealer gives himself too many cards the non-dealer may draw the surplus cards and add them to the stock, unless the dealer has looked at his band, when he is liable to the penalty for playing with nine cards (infra).
A card exposed in dealing gives the adversary the option of a fresh deal.
If a player draws out of his turn, and the adversary discovers the error before he draws, he may add 20 to his score, or deduct 20 from his adversary's.
If the winner of a trick when drawing lifts two cards, the adversary may have them exposed, and take his choice. If the loser of a trick lifts two cards, the adversary may look at the one improperly lifted, and at the next draw that card and the next are turned face up, and the player not in fault has his choice of them.
If a player plays with seven cards his adversary may add 20 to his own score, or deduct 20 from the offender's. The player with a card short must take two cards at his next draw.
If at any time during the having of the hand one player is found to hold nine cards, the other having but eight, the adversary of the player with nine cards may add 200 to his own score, or deduct 200 from the offender's. The player with nine cards must play to the next trick without drawing.
There is no penalty at two handed bezique for exposing a card from the hand, or for leading out of tarn. At three or four handed b6zique, a card exposed or lcd out of turn must remain on the table, and nothing can be subsequently declared in combination with it.
When a card is led out cf turn, if all the other players play to it, the error cannot be rectified.