PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Card games.
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: Currently, up to $500 cash may be paid out to players when a player supported jackpot is won. We have received a petition for rule change from the Recreational Gaming Association requesting that $500 cash be raised to $2,500 cash.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
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; Neal Nunamaker, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3449; and Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466.
[Meeting Locations:] At 3985 Bennett Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225, (360) 676-7700, on September 10, 2004; at 505 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826, (509) 548-7000, on October 15, 2004; and at the Red Lion Hotel - Yakima Center, 607 East Yakima Avenue, Yakima, WA 98901, (509) 248-5900, on November 19, 2004.
August 4, 2004