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WAC 230-10-415

Electronically generated bingo card method of receipting for bingo income requirements.

Bingo licensees using the electronically generated bingo card method of receipting to document bingo income must:
(1) Summarize and print all transactions recorded during a bingo session in a permanent record at the end of each session. This record must provide, at least:
(a) The beginning and ending card number; and
(b) The beginning and ending transaction number; and
(c) The total number of cards sold; and
(d) The total number of sales transactions; and
(e) The total dollar amount of sales for each type of sale; and
(f) The total dollar amount of sales; and
(g) The number and dollar amount of all voids, overrings, or sale returns;
(2) Imprint all electronically generated cards or sheets of cards with a control system that includes, at least:
(a) A card number assigned to each card. Each sheet of cards must be assigned a consecutive transaction number that does not repeat in less than 999,999 transactions; and
(b) The name of the licensee; and
(c) The time and date of the transaction; and
(d) The game number; and
(e) The amount paid for the opportunity to play each game; and
(f) The total amount paid; and
(g) The manufacturer assigned numbers and card number or, if printed for a player selection game, the numbers the player selected; and
(3) Use a computer to store bingo cards and interface with a printer. The computer must:
(a) Retain in memory a record of all transactions occurring during a session until the operator has totaled, printed, and cleared the transactions, regardless of whether the primary power source is interrupted; and
(b) Compute a total of all transactions occurring during the current session and print out the total on request; and
(c) Maintain and control the time and date of sale and transaction number in a manner that prohibits change or resetting except by the manufacturer or qualified service personnel. Licensees must retain a detailed record, supported by service documents for each service call involving a change of the time, date, or transaction number; and
(d) Secure the electronically stored bingo cards in a manner that prevents an operator or player from modifying them. Licensees must not exchange, transfer, refund, or modify the price of cards issued to a player in any way after completion of the sales transaction. Cards must be stored on erasable programmable read only memory (EPROM), compact disc read only memory (CDROM), write once read many disc drives (WORM), or other systems we approve.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 07-10-033 (Order 610), ยง 230-10-415, filed 4/24/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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