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WAC 315-30-020

Definitions.

(1) Draw game. A lottery game in which a player pays a fee to a lottery retailer and selects a combination of digits, numbers, or symbols; type and amount of play; and drawing date and receives a computer generated ticket with those selections printed on it; or pays for a ticket with predetermined numbers, symbols or characters selected by the lottery terminal; or pays for a raffle ticket. The lottery will conduct a drawing to determine the winning ticket or the winning combination(s) in accordance with the specific draw game procedures and play criteria. Each ticket bearer whose valid ticket includes a winning combination, or is the winning ticket, shall be entitled to a prize if claim is submitted within the specified time period.
(2) Draw game retailer. A lottery retailer authorized by the lottery to sell draw game tickets. All draw game retailers may also sell other lottery game tickets offered by the lottery and approved by the commission.
(3) Draw game ticket. A computer-generated ticket issued by a lottery retailer to a player as a receipt for the combination(s) a player has selected, or as a receipt of the predetermined numbers, symbols or characters selected by the lottery terminal, or a raffle ticket. That ticket shall be the only acceptable evidence of the combination(s) of digits, numbers, or symbols selected. Draw game tickets may be purchased only from a lottery retailer authorized to sell draw game tickets.
(4) Lottery terminal. The computer hardware through which tickets are generated and validated.
(5) Drawing. The procedure determined by the director by which the lottery selects the winning combination in accordance with the rules of the game.
(6) Certified drawing. A drawing about which the lottery and an independent certified public accountant attest that the drawing equipment functioned properly and that a random selection of a winning combination occurred; or the random selection of a winning ticket occurred.
(7) Winning combination. One or more digits, numbers, or symbols randomly selected by the lottery in a drawing which has been certified.
(8) Validation. The process of determining whether a ticket presented for payment is a winning ticket.
(9) Validation number. A unique number printed on each ticket, which is used to determine whether the ticket is a winning ticket.
(10) Ticket bearer. The person who has signed the ticket or who has possession of an unsigned ticket.
(11) Raffle. A draw game variation in which the player receives a computer generated ticket with the numbers, symbols, or characters predetermined on it. The lottery will conduct a drawing to determine the winning combination(s) in accordance with the specific raffle game procedures and criteria. All raffle draw game tickets issued during a specific raffle draw game shall be entered into the drawing for that game. Each ticket bearer whose valid raffle draw game ticket includes a winning combination shall be entitled to a prize if the claim is submitted within the specified time period.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.70.040 and 67.70.040 (1), (3). WSR 07-11-037, § 315-30-020, filed 5/8/07, effective 6/8/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 67.70.040. WSR 92-11-033, § 315-30-020, filed 5/15/92, effective 6/15/92; WSR 86-01-060 (Order 83), § 315-30-020, filed 12/16/85; WSR 85-09-004 (Order 72), § 315-30-020, filed 4/5/85; WSR 84-19-045 (Order 64), § 315-30-020, filed 9/17/84; WSR 84-01-005 (Order 44), § 315-30-020, filed 12/8/83.]
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