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Your scenario sounds like a dealer that is either really new, not trained well or a blackjack/pai gow dealer switching over to poker. What surprises me is that the other players at the table where not immediately correcting the dealer while this was happening. Dealers make mistakes all the time. Stuff happens. Hands get mucked by accident, etc - I've seen ...
I like Chris's comment as the answer. I would say no, you cannot. It is tacky and rude. It is not a bet within the scope of the casino's license, so technically it is an illegal bet. To make the bet you would have to discuss the hand in progress in such a way as to violate the rule about discussing the hand in progress.
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