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WAC 230-03-210

Applying for a gambling service supplier license.

(1) You must apply for a gambling service supplier license if you perform any of the following gambling-related services for compensation:
(a) Consulting or advisory services regarding gambling activities; or
(b) Gambling management services; or
(c) Financing for more than one licensee for purchases or leases of gambling equipment or financing for providing infrastructure or facilities, or equipment that supports gambling operations:
(i) Once you have financed more than one licensee, you must be a licensed gambling service supplier until all loans with licensees or previous licensees are paid; or
(ii) Once you have been a licensed gambling service supplier, you must be licensed as a gambling service supplier again before financing purchases or leases for any licensee; or
(d) Acting as a lending agent, or loan servicer, or placement agent; or
(e) Providing the assembly of components for gambling equipment under a contract with a licensed manufacturer or entering into an ongoing financial arrangement for gambling related software with a licensed manufacturer; or
(f) Installing, integrating, maintaining, or servicing digital surveillance systems that allow direct access to the operating system; or
(g) Training individuals to conduct authorized gambling activities; or
(h) Providing any other service or activity where influence may be exerted over any gambling activity licensed by the commission; or
(i) Performing the testing and certification of tribal lottery systems in meeting requirements specified in the tribal-state compact; or
(j) Providing nonmanagement-related recordkeeping or storage services for punch board and pull-tab operators, when the combined total gross billings from such services exceed thirty thousand dollars during any permit period or license year.
(2) You do not need a gambling service supplier license if you are:
(a) A bank, mutual savings bank, or credit union regulated by the department of financial institutions or any federally regulated commercial lending institution; or
(b) A university or college regulated by the Washington state board of community and technical colleges and the higher education coordinating board that trains individuals to conduct authorized gambling activities; or
(c) An attorney, accountant, or governmental affairs consultant whose primary business is providing professional services that are unrelated to the management or operation of gambling activities; or
(d) A person who only provides nonmanagement-related recordkeeping or storage services for punch board and pull-tab operators, when the combined total gross billings from such services do not exceed thirty thousand dollars during any permit period; or
(e) A person who provides names, images, artwork or associated copyrights, or trademarks, or patent use, or other features that do not affect the results or outcome of the game, for use in gambling equipment; or
(f) Regulated lending institutions; or
(g) A licensed distributor who provides any of the following services for compensation:
(i) Training to licensed and potential punch board/pull-tab operators; or
(ii) Providing assistance to gambling license applicants or licensees seeking gambling license renewal.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 19-15-060, § 230-03-210, filed 7/15/19, effective 8/15/19; WSR 10-19-052 (Order 673), § 230-03-210, filed 9/14/10, effective 1/1/11; WSR 07-21-116 (Order 617), § 230-03-210, filed 10/22/07, effective 1/1/08; WSR 06-24-030 (Order 605), § 230-03-210, filed 11/29/06, effective 1/1/08; WSR 06-07-157 (Order 457), § 230-03-210, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.]
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