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WAC 230-10-220

Player selection bingo game card requirements.

(1) Bingo cards used in player selection bingo games:
(a) Must be printed on two-part, self-duplicating paper to include an original and a duplicate copy. The duplicate copy must be given to the player and the operator retains the original as a part of the daily bingo records; and
(b) Must include a control system in each set which:
(i) Identifies that specific set; and
(ii) Numbers each sheet of cards within a set consecutively; and
(iii) Allows tracking of the transfer of cards from the point of manufacture to the operator and from the operator to the player; and
(c) May be produced by unlicensed manufacturers if:
(i) The primary activity of the manufacturer is producing nongambling products; and
(ii) The cards meet the general bingo cards requirements; and
(iii) The licensee assumes responsibility for complying with all requirements for player selection cards; and
(iv) The invoice transferring these cards includes the beginning and ending card number in addition to meeting all other sales invoice requirements; and
(d) If electronically generated, may be single copy cards if all information from the cards is either printed on a continuous transaction journal retained in the card generating equipment or stored on the computer hard drive in a database and printed out at the end of each session.
(2) Operators offering an "instant winner" game under player selection bingo must:
(a) Meet all requirements for awarding bingo prizes; and
(b) Award prizes of not more than twenty-five percent of the total prize pool or two hundred fifty dollars, whichever is less; and
(c) For prizes of two hundred fifty dollars or more:
(i) Have the winner sign the winning card on the back to verify a winner; and
(ii) If using a two-part card, record a neutral player's name and complete address on the back of the original card to verify the winning card was paid.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 07-21-116 (Order 617), § 230-10-220, filed 10/22/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 07-10-033 (Order 610), § 230-10-220, filed 4/24/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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