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PDFWAC 315-06-040

Disclosure of probability of purchasing a winning ticket.

(1) The estimated probability of purchasing a winning ticket shall be conspicuously displayed on:
(a) The tickets for a specific game;
(b) All printed promotional and advertising materials for a specific game, including but not limited to, brochures, posters, billboards, placards, and point-of-sale displays.
(2) The estimated probability of purchasing a winning ticket shall be communicated in television and radio commercials for a specific game.
(3) The estimated probability of purchasing a winning ticket for each category of prize in a specific game shall be conspicuously displayed as part of:
(a) The "how-to-play" brochure which explains the procedures for the lottery's draw games; and
(b) The brochures of instructions to lottery retailers for the conduct of specific scratch games.
(4) The disclosure required by this section shall not apply to:
(a) Generic promotional and advertising materials publicizing the Washington state lottery which do not promote a specific draw game or a specific scratch ticket theme; or
(b) Promotional and advertising materials which promote multiple draw or scratch games or any combination of games in a single piece. Materials that promote or advertise multiple games or a combination of games in a single piece are required to include the following language: "Please visit for the latest odds." Such materials may include, but are not limited to, jackpot signs, banners, curb signs, building signage, vehicle wraps, and billboards.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.70.040 (1)(3). WSR 18-17-086, § 315-06-040, filed 8/14/18, effective 9/14/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 67.70.040. WSR 08-11-043, § 315-06-040, filed 5/14/08, effective 6/14/08; WSR 02-12-065, § 315-06-040, filed 5/31/02, effective 7/1/02; WSR 01-12-040, § 315-06-040, filed 5/30/01, effective 6/30/01; WSR 86-01-060 (Order 83), § 315-06-040, filed 12/16/85; WSR 84-01-004 (Order 42), § 315-06-040, filed 12/8/83. Statutory Authority: 1982 2nd ex.s. c 7. WSR 82-21-040 (Order 5), § 315-06-040, filed 10/15/82.]
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