PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: House-banked card rooms.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The Recreational Gaming Association has submitted a petition for rule change regarding surveillance requirements for house-banked card rooms when verifying winning wagers and jackpot payouts.
Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties can participate in the discussion of this proposed change by attending a commission meeting, or contacting the agency rules coordinator at the contact information below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Rick Day, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3446; Mark Harris, Assistant Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3579; or Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466, e-mail Susana@wsgc.wa.gov.
[Meetings on] March 13 and April 10, 2009, at the Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive, Olympia, WA 98502, (360) 943-4000; and on May 15, 2009, at the Red Lion Hotel, 2525 North 20th Avenue, Pasco, WA 99301, (509) 547-0701.
January 21, 2009