PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Card games that offer player-supported jackpots.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070, 9.46.0282.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: We have received a petition for rule change from Linda Bullard, representing Hawk's Prairie Casino, requesting a rule change regarding how player-supported jackpot prizes are paid to winners.
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 Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466, e-mail Susan. Arland@wsgc.wa.gov, fax (360) 486-3625.
[Meetings on] September 13 or 14, 2012, at the Great Wolf Lodge, 20500 Old Highway 99 S.W., Grand Mound, WA 98531, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on September 1 to confirm meeting location and start time; on October 11 or 12, 2012, in Clarion, 1507 North First Street, Yakima, WA 98901, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on October 1 to confirm meeting location and start time; and on November 15 or 16, 2012, in the Olympia area, to be determined, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on November 1 to confirm meeting location and start time.
August 15, 2012