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PDFWAC 230-18-010

Promotional contests of chance similar to bingo.

A business may offer a promotional contest of chance (PCOC) that is similar to bingo, commonly referred to as "no fee bingo."
(1) A business must not:
(a) Charge participants a direct or indirect fee to participate in the PCOC. Indirect fees include, but are not limited to, cover charges; and
(b) Operate the PCOC for no more than a total of three hours per day, twice per week. Participants must receive a bingo card immediately before the start of each game.
(2) A business must:
(a) Award only merchandise items, such as food, nonalcoholic beverages, hats, shirts, or other promotional items valued at less than twenty-five dollars each. The business must:
(i) Not substitute cash prizes for merchandise prizes; and
(ii) Not award prizes worth more than one hundred dollars per week or five thousand dollars per year; and
(iii) Record the names of winners and prize(s) won for each game; and
(b) Use recreational bingo cards that are not used in authorized bingo games.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 06-22-052 (Order 603), ยง 230-18-010, filed 10/27/06, effective 1/1/08.]
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