(A) Whenever cash is presented by a patron at a gaming table to obtain gaming chips, the following requirements shall be met:
(1) The cash shall be spread on the top of the gaming table by the dealer or boxperson accepting the cash, in full view of the patron who presented the cash and the supervisor assigned to that gaming table;
(2) The cash value amount shall be announced by the dealer or boxperson accepting the cash, in a tone of voice calculated to be heard by the patron and the supervisor assigned to that gaming table;
(3) The boxperson or dealer shall count and appropriately break down an equivalent amount of chips in full view of surveillance and the patron; and
(4) The cash shall be taken from the top of the gaming table and placed by the dealer or boxperson into the drop box attached to the gaming table.
(B) No cash wagers shall be allowed to be placed at any gaming table. The cash shall be converted to chips before acceptance of a wager.