WSR 06-22-047

PROPOSED RULES

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed October 27, 2006, 8:43 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-18-027.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amendatory sections.

Hearing Location(s): DoubleTree Guest Suites, 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle, WA 98188, (206) 575-8220, on January 12, 2007, at 9:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 12, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail Susana@wsgc.wa.gov, fax (360) 486-3625, by January 1, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Shirley Corbett by January 1, 2007, TTY (360) 486-3637 or (360) 486-3447.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: License fee increase: The proposed rule change would increase all licensing fees approximately 3% (which is within I-601 limits) effective June 30, 2007. Fees have not been increased since June 30, 2003.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 9.46.070.

Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Washington state gambling commission, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, Lacey, (360) 486-3466; Implementation: Rick Day, Director, Lacey, (360) 486-3446; and Enforcement: Sharon Reese, Deputy Director, Lacey, (360) 486-3452.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. A small business economic impact statement has not been prepared pursuant to RCW 19.85.025, and/or the proposed rule change clarifies language of rules without changing the effect.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The Washington state gambling commission is not an agency that is statutorily required to prepare a cost-benefit analysis under RCW 34.05.328.

October 25, 2006

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

OTS-9262.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 417, filed 12/6/02, effective 6/30/03)

WAC 230-04-202   Fees--Bona fide charitable/nonprofit organizations.   Bona fide charitable and nonprofit organizations shall submit the following fees to the commission when applying for gambling licenses, permits, miscellaneous changes, inspection services, or when assessed the cost of special investigation procedures by the commission:


LICENSE TYPE DEFINITION FEE
1. AMUSEMENT GAMES (Fee based on annual gross gambling receipts)
* Class A Premises only $ ((54)) 55
Class B Up to $ 10,000 $ ((54)) 55
Class C Up to $ 25,000 $ ((294)) 303
Class D Up to $ 50,000 $ ((472)) 487
Class E Over $ 50,000 $ ((822)) 848

* Allows a charitable or nonprofit organization to enter into a contract with Class "B" or above commercial amusement game licensee to locate and operate amusement games on their premises.
2. BINGO GROUP
(Fee based on annual gross

gambling receipts)

VARIANCE *
Class A Up to $ 25,000 $ 1,000 $ ((54)) 55
Class B Up to $ 75,000 $ 1,000 $ ((171)) 176
Class C Up to $ 150,000 $ 2,000 $ ((350)) 361
Class D Up to $ 350,000 $ 4,000 $ ((944)) 974
Class E Up to $ 650,000 $ 8,000 $ ((1,590)) 1,642
Class F Up to $ 1,500,000 $ 15,000 $ ((3,196)) 3,304
Class G Up to $ 2,000,000 $ 23,000 $ ((4,612)) 4,766
Class H Up to $ 3,000,000 $ 30,000 $ ((6,162)) 6,370
Class I Up to $ 4,000,000 $ 38,000 $ ((7,700)) 7,960
Class J Up to $ 5,000,000 $ 45,000 $ ((9,238)) 9,550
Class K Up to $ 6,000,000 $ 53,000 $ ((10,364)) 10,714
Class L Up to $ 7,000,000 $ 60,000 $ ((11,846)) 12,246
Class M Up to $ 8,000,000 $ 65,000 $ ((13,330)) 13,780
Class N Up to $ 9,000,000 $ 70,000 $ ((14,500)) 14,990
Class O Up to $ 10,000,000 $ 75,000 $ ((16,000)) 16,540
Class P Up to $ 11,000,000 $ 80,000 $ ((17,500)) 18,090
Class Q Up to $ 12,000,000 $ 85,000 $ ((21,000)) 21,708
Class R Up to $ 13,000,000 $ 90,000 $ ((24,000)) 24,810
Class S Up to $ 14,000,000 $ 95,000 $ ((27,000)) 27,912
* A licensee will be allowed a one-time variance for each license class without having to upgrade or pay the penalties set forth in WAC 230-04-260: Provided, That a licensee utilizing the variance shall be required to upgrade to the higher license class upon renewal.
3. CARD GAMES
Class A General (Fee to play charged) $ ((589)) 608
Class B Limited card games - hearts, rummy, pitch, pinochle, and cribbage (Fee to play charged) $ ((171)) 176
Class C Tournament only - no more than ten consecutive days per tournament

$ ((54)) 55

Class D General (No fee to play charged) $ ((54)) 55
4. FUND-RAISING EVENT
Class A One event - not more than 24 consecutive hours $ ((350)) 361
First time applicant
*Previously licensed applicant $ ((206)) 212
Class B One event - not more than 72 consecutive hours $ ((589)) 608
First time applicant
*Previously licensed applicant $ ((361)) 373
Class C Additional participant in joint event (not lead organization) $ ((171)) 176
Class D Limited fund-raising event (one event - not more than six consecutive hours)
First time applicant $ ((154)) 159
**Previously licensed applicant $ ((103)) 106
Class E Fund-Raising Event Equipment Distributor - rents or leases, equipment for fund-raising event or recreational gaming activity for no more than ten times per year*** $ ((233)) 240
Class F Fund-Raising Event Equipment Distributor - rents or leases equipment for fund-raising event or recreational gaming activity more than ten times per year.

$ ((589)) 608

* Provides for a reduced fee when charitable and nonprofit organizations apply for an additional Class A or Class B fund-raising event.
** Provides for a fee reduction when charitable and nonprofit organizations apply for an additional Class D limited fund-raising event.
*** Charitable and nonprofit organizations licensed to conduct fund-raising events may rent their equipment up to four occasions during the term of the license without getting licensed as a distributor.
5. PUNCH BOARDS/PULL-TABS
(Fee based on annual gross

gambling receipts)

VARIANCE*
Class A Up to $ 50,000 $ 5,000 $ ((561)) 579
Class B Up to $ 100,000 $ 5,000 $ ((1,002)) 1,034
Class C Up to $ 200,000 $ 10,000 $ ((1,892)) 1,954
Class D Up to $ 300,000 $ 10,000 $ ((2,750)) 2,842
Class E Up to $ 400,000 $ 10,000 $ ((3,552)) 3,672
Class F Up to $ 500,000 $ 10,000 $ ((4,288)) 4,432
Class G Up to $ 600,000 $ 10,000 $ ((4,970)) 5,136
Class H Up to $ 700,000 $ 10,000 $ ((5,594)) 5,782
Class I Up to $ 800,000 $ 10,000 $ ((6,162)) 6,370
Class J Up to $ 1,000,000 $ 20,000 $ ((6,986)) 7,222
Class K Up to $ 1,250,000 $ 25,000 $ ((7,756)) 8,018
Class L Up to $ 1,500,000 $ 25,000 $ ((8,470)) 8,756
Class M .Up to $ 1,750,000 $ 25,000 $ ((9,058)) 9,364
Class N Up to $ 2,000,000 $ 25,000 $ ((9,594)) 9,918
Class O Up to $ 2,500,000 $ 30,000 $ ((10,542)) 10,898
Class P Up to $ 3,000,000 $ 35,000 $ ((11,200)) 11,578
Class Q Up to $ 4,000,000 $ 40,000 $ ((13,200)) 13,646
Class R Up to $ 5,000,000 $ 50,000 $ ((15,000)) 15,506
Class S Up to $ 6,000,000 $ 60,000 $ ((17,000)) 17,574
Class T Up to $ 7,000,000 $ 70,000 $ ((19,000)) 19,642
Class U Up to $ 8,000,000 $ 80,000 $ ((21,000)) 21,708
Class V Over $ 8,000,000 $ 80,000 $ ((23,000)) 23,776

* A licensee will be allowed a one-time variance for each license class without having to upgrade or pay the penalties set forth in WAC 230-04-260: Provided, That a licensee utilizing the variance shall be required to upgrade to the higher license class upon renewal.
6. RAFFLES (Fee based on annual gross

gambling receipts)

Class A Up to $ 5,000 $ ((54)) 55
Class B Up to $ 10,000 $ ((171)) 176
Class C Up to $ 25,000 $ ((350)) 361
Class D Up to $ 50,000 $ ((589)) 608
Class E Up to $ 75,000 $ ((944)) 974
Class F Over $ 75,000 $ ((1,414)) 1,460
7. COMBINATION LICENSE
CLASS A Allows gross gambling receipts of up to $ 25,000 from bingo, $ 7,500 from raffles, and $ 7,500 from amusement games, not to exceed $ 30,000 combined gross gambling receipts from all such activities. Allows general card games where no fee to play is charged. $ ((106)) 109
CLASS B Allows gross gambling receipts of up to $ 60,000 from bingo, $ 15,000 from raffles, and $ 15,000 from amusement games, not to exceed $ 75,000 combined gross gambling receipts from all such activities. Allows general card games where no fee to play is charged.

$ ((276)) 285

CLASS C Allows gross gambling receipts of up to $ 125,000 from bingo, $ 30,000 from raffles, and $ 30,000 from amusement games, not to exceed $ 150,000 combined gross gambling receipts from all such activities. Allows general card games where no fee to play is charged. $ ((639)) 660
8. SEPARATE PREMISES
BINGO Per occasion

(see WAC 230-04-300)

$ 26
9. PERMITS
AGRICULTURAL

FAIR-BINGO

(See WAC 230-04-191) $ 26
RECREATIONAL

GAMING ACTIVITY

(RGA)

(See WAC 230-25-330

and 230-02-505)

$ ((54)) 55
10. CHANGES
NAME (See WAC 230-04-310) $ 26
LOCATION (See WAC 230-04-320) $ 26
FRE (Date or time)

(See WAC 230-04-325)

$ 26
LICENSE CLASS (See WAC 230-04-260) $ 26
DUPLICATE

LICENSE

(See WAC 230-04-290) $ 26
11. SPECIAL FEES
INVESTIGATION (See WAC 230-04-240) As required
REPLACEMENT IDENTI-

FICATION STAMPS

(See WAC 230-08-017) $ 26
EXCEEDING LICENSE (See WAC 230-04-260) As required
CLASS
REVIEW, As required
INSPECTION AND/OR

EVALUATION OF EQUI-

PMENT, PARAPHERNALIA,

SERVICES, OR SCHEMES

(See WAC 230-12-315)
12. SIX-MONTH PAYMENT PLAN (See WAC 230-04-190) $ 26

[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 03-01-031 (Order 417), 230-04-202, filed 12/6/02, effective 6/30/03; 01-23-056, 230-04-202, filed 11/20/01, effective 1/1/02; 01-05-019 (Order 399), 230-04-202, filed 2/9/01, effective 3/12/01; 99-24-099 (Order 377), 230-04-202, filed 11/30/99, effective 12/31/99; 98-21-010 (Order 366), 230-04-202, filed 10/9/98, effective 11/9/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070(5). 97-23-053, 230-04-202, filed 11/17/97, effective 6/30/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070 (5), (6), (11), (14). 97-14-012, 230-04-202, filed 6/20/97, effective 7/21/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070 and 9.46.116. 96-24-007 (Order 304), 230-04-202, filed 11/21/96, effective 1/1/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 95-02-003 and 94-23-093 (Order 260), 230-04-202, filed 12/22/94 and 11/17/94, effective 1/22/95 and 1/1/95.]

OTS-9282.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 417, filed 12/6/02, effective 6/30/03)

WAC 230-04-203   Fees -- Commercial stimulant and other business organizations.   All persons seeking to operate gambling activities shall submit the following fees to the commission when applying for gambling licenses, permits, miscellaneous changes, inspection services, or when assessed the cost of special investigation procedures by the commission:


LICENSE TYPE DEFINITION
1. CARD GAMES
Class B Up to five tables of limited card games - hearts, rummy, pitch, pinochle, and/or cribbage (Fee to play charged) $ ((175)) 180
Class C Tournament only, no more than ten consecutive days per tournament.

C-5 Up to five tables $ ((175)) 180
C-10 Up to ten tables $ ((318)) 328
C-15 Up to fifteen tables $ ((529)) 546
Class D General - Up to five tables (No fee to play charged) $ ((55)) 56
Class E *General (Fee to play charged)
E-1 One table only $ ((422)) 436
E-2 Up to two tables $ ((727)) 751
E-3 Up to three tables $ ((1,210)) 1,250
E-4 Up to four tables $ ((2,426)) 2,506
E-5 Up to five tables $ ((3,650)) 3,772
Additional tables up to a maximum of fifteen may be authorized for an additional per table fee of $ ((1,060)) 1,092.
*In addition to the above initial license fee, the commission will assess all applicants/licensees the actual costs that exceed the license fee for conducting the initial investigation and inspection, any follow-up reviews or investigations involved in the approval of activities and schemes.
Class F Enhanced card room activities endorsement - Includes alternative fee collections (per hand; pot rake) and use of player-supported jackpot schemes.
Annual license fee $ ((1,590)) 1,642
2. CARD GAMES - HOUSE-BANKED
All tables within a card room operating any house-banked card game shall be licensed under this license class.
*Annual license fee $ ((6,368)) 6,582
Per table fee (up to fifteen tables) $ ((1,590)) 1,642
*In addition to the above initial license fee, the commission will assess all applicants the actual costs that exceed the license fee for conducting the initial license investigation and premises inspection. Any post licensing follow-up reviews, inspections, internal control evaluations or subsequent phases of operation shall also be charged actual costs. Licensees will be evaluated and charged for these additional authorizations/phases on an individual case by case basis.
3. COMMERCIAL

AMUSEMENT

GAMES

(Fee based on annual gross

gambling receipts)

* Class A Premises only ** $ ((301/$ 137)) 310/$143
Class B Up to $ 50,000 $ ((422)) 436
Class C Up to $ 100,000 $ ((1,086)) 1,122
Class D Up to $ 250,000 $ ((2,426)) 2,506
Class E Up to $ 500,000 $ ((4,256)) 4,398
Class F Up to $ 1,000,000 $ ((7,306)) 7,552
Class G Over $ 1,000,000 $ ((9,140)) 9,448
* Allows a business that is qualified under WAC 230-04-138 (1)(f), (g), (h), (i), or (j) to enter into a contract with a class "B" or above commercial amusement game licensee to locate and operate amusement games upon their premises.
** Provides for a fee reduction of $ 164 when: Renewing an annual license; applying for an additional license(s) at the same premises; and/or applying for multiple licenses at the same premises.
4. PUNCH BOARDS/

PULL-TABS

(Fee based on annual gross

gambling receipts)

VARIANCE*
Class A Up to $ 50,000 $ 5,000 $ ((577)) 596
Class B Up to $ 100,000 $ 5,000 $ ((1,030)) 1,064
Class C Up to $ 200,000 $ 10,000 $ ((1,942)) 2,006
Class D Up to $ 300,000 $ 10,000 $ ((2,826)) 2,920
Class E Up to $ 400,000 $ 10,000 $ ((3,650)) 3,772
Class F Up to $ 500,000 $ 10,000 $ ((4,408)) 4,556
Class G Up to $ 600,000 $ 10,000 $ ((5,108)) 5,280
Class H Up to $ 700,000 $ 10,000 $ ((5,748)) 5,942
Class I Up to $ 800,000 $ 10,000 $ ((6,332)) 6,546
Class J Up to $ 1,000,000 $ 20,000 $ ((7,180)) 7,422
Class K Up to $ 1,250,000 $ 25,000 $ ((7,970)) 8,238
Class L Up to $ 1,500,000 $ 25,000 $ ((8,704)) 8,998
Class M Up to $ 1,750,000 $ 25,000 $ ((9,310)) 9,624
Class N Up to $ 2,000,000 $ 25,000 $ ((9,862)) 10,194
Class O Up to $ 2,500,000 $ 30,000 $((10,836)) 11,202
Class P Up to $ 3,000,000 $ 35,000 $((11,200)) 11,578
Class Q Up to $ 4,000,000 $ 40,000 $((13,200)) 13,646
Class R Up to $ 5,000,000 $ 50,000 $((15,000)) 15,506
Class S Up to $ 6,000,000 $ 60,000 $((17,000)) 17,574
Class T Up to $ 7,000,000 $ 70,000 $((19,000)) 19,642
Class U Up to $ 8,000,000 $ 80,000 $((21,000)) 21,708
Class V Over $ 8,000,000 $ 80,000 $((23,000)) 23,776
* A licensee will be allowed a one-time variance for each license class without having to upgrade or pay the penalties set forth in WAC 230-04-260: Provided, That a licensee utilizing the variance shall be required to upgrade to the higher license class upon renewal.
5. PUNCH BOARD AND PULL-TAB SERVICE BUSINESS
(See WAC 230-04-133) *Initial application fee $ ((217)) 224
Additional associate $ ((136)) 140
Renewal $ ((53)) 54
*Includes up to two associates.
6. DISTRIBUTOR (Fee based on annual gross sales of gambling related supplies and equipment)
(a) Class A Nonpunch board/pull-tab only $ ((605)) 625
Class B Up to $ 250,000 $ ((1,210)) 1,250
Class C Up to $ 500,000 $ ((1,818)) 1,878
Class D Up to $ 1,000,000 $ ((2,426)) 2,506
Class E Up to $ 2,500,000 $ ((3,160)) 3,266
Class F Over $ 2,500,000 $ ((3,890)) 4,020
In addition to the annual fee, the commission will assess all applicants the actual costs incurred in conducting the investigation and inspection necessary for initial certification.
(b) FUND-RAISING

EVENT EQUIPMENT

DISTRIBUTOR

Class A Rents or leases equipment for fund-raising event or recreational gaming activity up to 10 times per year. $ ((239)) 247
Class B Rents or leases equipment for fund-raising event or recreational gaming activity more than 10 times per year. $ ((605)) 625
7. GAMBLING SERVICE SUPPLIER
(See WAC 230-04-119) $ ((630)) 651
In addition to the annual fee, the commission will assess all applicants the actual costs incurred in conducting the investigation and inspection necessary for initial certification.
A fee of $ 136 shall be charged for each new contract initiated by the gambling service supplier.
8. LINKED BINGO PRIZE PROVIDER
(See WAC 230-04-126) $ ((4,048)) 4,184
9. MANUFACTURER (Fee based on annual gross sales of gambling related supplies and equipment)
Class A Pull-tab dispensing devices only $ ((605)) 625
Class B Up to $ 250,000 $ ((1,210)) 1,250
Class C Up to $ 500,000 $ ((1,818)) 1,878
Class D Up to $ 1,000,000 $ ((2,426)) 2,506
Class E Up to $ 2,500,000 $ ((3,160)) 3,266
Class F Over $ 2,500,000 $ ((3,890)) 4,020
In addition to the annual fee, the commission will assess all applicants the actual costs incurred in conducting the investigation and inspection necessary for initial certification, quality control inspection for additional activities or product lines, compliance suitability evaluations, and renewal of licenses when travel cost is incurred to complete the investigation.
10. PERMITS
AGRICULTURAL FAIR/

SPECIAL PROPERTY

BINGO

Class A One location and event only (See WAC 230-04-191) $ 26
Class B Annual permit for specified different events and locations (See WAC 230-04-193)

$((175)) 180

RECREATIONAL

GAMING ACTIVITY

(RGA)

(See WAC 230-02-505

and 230-25-330)

$ ((55)) 56

MANUFACTURER'S SPECIAL SALES PERMIT (See WAC 230-04-115) *$ 211
*The two hundred eleven dollar fee is nonrefundable, whether the sales permit is approved or not. In addition, an applicant may be assessed additional fees incurred to process and determine suitability.
11. CHANGES
NAME (See WAC 230-04-310) $ 26
LOCATION (See WAC 230-04-320) $ 26
BUSINESS (Same owners) $ ((55)) 56
CLASSIFICATION (See WAC 230-04-340)
LICENSE CLASS (See WAC 230-04-260) New class fee, less previous fee paid, plus

$ 26

DUPLICATE LICENSE (See WAC 230-04-290) $ 26
CORPORATE STOCK/LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY SHARES/UNITS (See WAC 230-04-360) $ ((55)) 56
LICENSE TRANSFERS (See WAC 230-04-125 and 230-04-340) $ ((55)) 56
12. SPECIAL FEES
INVESTIGATION (See WAC 230-04-240) As required
IDENTIFICATION AND

INSPECTION

SERVICES STAMPS

(See WAC 230-08-017) As required
QUALITY CONTROL

INSPECTION FEES

(See WAC 230-30-030) As required
REPLACEMENT OF

IDENTIFICATION

STAMPS

(See WAC 230-30-017)

$ 26

EXCEEDING LICENSE

CLASS

(See WAC 230-04-260) As required
REVIEW, INSPECTION

AND/OR EVALUATION

OF EQUIPMENT, PARA-

PHERNALIA, SERVICES,

OR SCHEMES

(See WAC 230-12-315) As required
SPECIAL SALES

PERMITS

(See WAC 230-04-115) As required
ELECTRONIC CARD

FACSIMILE TABLE

IDENTIFICATION

(See WAC 230-08-017) *$ 361.51
STAMP

*Annually, for each separate table
13. SIX-MONTH

PAYMENT PLAN

(See WAC 230-04-190) $ 26

[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 03-01-031 (Order 417), 230-04-203, filed 12/6/02, effective 6/30/03; 01-23-056, 230-04-203, filed 11/20/01, effective 1/1/02; 01-05-019 (Order 399), 230-04-203, filed 2/9/01, effective 3/12/01; 00-15-039 (Order 385), 230-04-203, filed 7/14/00, effective 1/1/01; 99-24-099 (Order 377), 230-04-203, filed 11/30/99, effective 12/31/99; 98-21-010 (Order 366), 230-04-203, filed 10/9/98, effective 11/9/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070(5). 97-23-053, 230-04-203, filed 11/17/97, effective 6/30/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070 (5), (6), (11), (14). 97-14-012, 230-04-203, filed 6/20/97, effective 7/21/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070 and 9.46.116. 96-24-007 (Order 304), 230-04-203, filed 11/21/96, effective 1/1/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 95-12-052, 230-04-203, filed 6/2/95, effective 7/3/95; 95-02-003 and 94-23-007, 230-04-203, filed 12/22/94 and 11/3/94, effective 1/22/95 and 1/1/95.]

OTS-9263.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 456, filed 6/19/06, effective 7/20/06)

WAC 230-04-204   Fees -- Individuals.   Individuals shall submit the following fees to the commission when applying for gambling licenses, permits, miscellaneous changes, or when assessed the cost of special investigation procedures by the commission:


LICENSE TYPE DEFINITION FEE
1. CHARITABLE OR NONPROFIT GAMBLING MANAGER Original $ ((171)) 176
Renewal $ ((82)) 84
Change of Employer $ ((82)) 84
2. LINKED BINGO PRIZE PROVIDER REPRESENTATIVE Original $ ((239)) 247
Renewal $ ((146)) 150
3. COMMERCIAL GAMBLING MANAGER Original $ ((175)) 180
Renewal $ ((84)) 86
Change of Employer $ ((84)) 86
4. DISTRIBUTOR'S OR GAMBLING SERVICES SUPPLIER REPRESENTATIVE Original $ ((239)) 247
Renewal $ ((146)) 150
5. MANUFACTURER'S REPRESENTATIVE Original $ ((239)) 247
Renewal $ ((146)) 150
6. PUBLIC CARD ROOM EMPLOYEE
CLASS A - Performs duties as defined in WAC 230-02-415 in a class E card room.
Original $ ((175)) 180
Renewal $ ((84)) 86
CLASS B - Performs duties as defined in WAC 230-02-415 in enhanced and house-banked card rooms.
Original, in-state $ ((237)) 245
Original, out-of-state $ ((295)) 304
Renewal $ ((146)) 150
Transfer/Additional

Employee/Conversion/

Emergency Waiver Request

$ ((57)) 58
7. OTHER FEES
CHANGE OF NAME (See WAC 230-04-310) $ 26
DUPLICATE LICENSE (See WAC 230-04-290) $ 26
OUT-OF-STATE RECORDS INQUIRY (See WAC 230-04-240) As required
8. If a license expires while an individual is on active military service, the individual may apply to have their license reissued at the renewal fee. The application must be received within six months after completing their active military service. The applicant shall provide evidence of the completion date of active military service.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 06-13-067 (Order 456), 230-04-204, filed 6/19/06, effective 7/20/06; 03-01-031 (Order 417), 230-04-204, filed 12/6/02, effective 6/30/03; 01-23-056, 230-04-204, filed 11/20/01, effective 1/1/02; 01-05-019 (Order 399), 230-04-204, filed 2/9/01, effective 3/12/01; 99-24-099 (Order 377), 230-04-204, filed 11/30/99, effective 12/31/99; 98-21-010 (Order 366), 230-04-204, filed 10/9/98, effective 11/9/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070(5). 97-23-053, 230-04-204, filed 11/17/97, effective 6/30/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070 and 9.46.116. 96-24-007 (Order 304), 230-04-204, filed 11/21/96, effective 1/1/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 96-09-070, 230-04-204, filed 4/16/96, effective 7/1/96; 94-23-007, 230-04-204, filed 11/3/94, effective 1/1/95.]

OTS-9264.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 457, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08)

WAC 230-05-020   Charitable or nonprofit organization fees.   Bona fide charitable and nonprofit organizations must pay the following fees to us when applying for gambling licenses, permits, miscellaneous changes, or inspection services:


1. Amusement games


License Annual Gross Gambling Receipts Fee
Class A Premises only $((54)) 55
Class B Up to $10,000 $((54)) 55
Class C Up to $25,000 $((294)) 303
Class D Up to $50,000 $((472)) 487
Class E Over $50,000 $((822)) 848

2. Bingo


License Annual Gross Gambling Receipts Fee One Time Variance*
Class A Up to $25,000 $((54)) 55 $1,000
Class B Up to $75,000 $((171)) 176 $1,000
Class C Up to $150,000 $((350)) 361 $2,000
Class D Up to $350,000 $((944)) 974 $4,000
Class E Up to $650,000 $((1,590)) 1,642 $8,000
Class F Up to $1,500,000 $((3,196)) 3,304 $15,000
Class G Up to $2,000,000 $((4,612)) 4,766 $23,000
Class H Up to $3,000,000 $((6,162)) 6,370 $30,000
Class I Up to $4,000,000 $((7,700)) 7,960 $38,000
Class J Up to $5,000,000 $((9,238)) 9,550 $45,000
Class K Up to $6,000,000 $((10,364)) 10,714 $53,000
Class L Up to $7,000,000 $((11,846)) 12,246 $60,000
Class M Up to $8,000,000 $((13,330)) 13,780 $65,000
Class N Up to $9,000,000 $((14,500)) 14,990 $70,000
Class O Up to $10,000,000 $((16,000)) 16,540 $75,000
Class P Up to $11,000,000 $((17,500)) 18,090 $80,000
Class Q Up to $12,000,000 $((21,000)) 21,708 $85,000
Class R Up to $13,000,000 $((24,000)) 24,810 $90,000
Class S Up to $14,000,000 $((27,000)) 27,912 $95,000
*See chapter 230-06 WAC, Exceeding license class.

3. Card games


License Description Fee
Class A Nonhouse-banked - fee to play $((589)) 608
Class B Limited card games - hearts, rummy, pitch, pinochle, and cribbage - fee to play $((171)) 176
Class C Tournament only - no more than thirty consecutive days per tournament $((54)) 55
Class D Nonhouse-banked - no fee to play $((54)) 55

4. Fund-raising event


License Description Fee
Class A One event - not more than 24 consecutive hours
First time applicant $((350)) 361
Previously licensed applicant $((206)) 212
Class B One event - not more than 72 consecutive hours
First time applicant $((589)) 608
Previously licensed applicant $((361)) 373
Class C Additional participant in joint event - not lead organization $((171)) 176
Class D Limited fund-raising event - one event - not more than six consecutive hours
First time applicant $((154)) 159
Previously licensed applicant $((103)) 106
Class E Fund-raising event equipment distributor - rents or leases equipment no more than ten times per year $((233)) 240
Class F Fund-raising event equipment distributor - rents or leases equipment more than ten times per year $((589)) 608

5. Punch boards/pull-tabs


License Annual Gross Gambling Receipts Fee One Time Variance*
Class A Up to $50,000 $((561)) 579 $5,000
Class B Up to $100,000 $((1,002)) 1,034 $5,000
Class C Up to $200,000 $((1,892)) 1,954 $10,000
Class D Up to $300,000 $((2,750)) 2,842 $10,000
Class E Up to $400,000 $((3,552)) 3,672 $10,000
Class F Up to $500,000 $((4,288)) 4,432 $10,000
Class G Up to $600,000 $((4,970)) 5,136 $10,000
Class H Up to $700,000 $((5,594)) 5,782 $10,000
Class I Up to $800,000 $((6,162)) 6,370 $10,000
Class J Up to $1,000,000 $((6,986)) 7,222 $20,000
Class K Up to $1,250,000 $((7,756)) 8,018 $25,000
Class L Up to $1,500,000 $((8,470)) 8,756 $25,000
Class M Up to $1,750,000 $((9,038)) 9,364 $25,000
Class N Up to $2,000,000 $((9,594)) 9,918 $25,000
Class O Up to $2,500,000 $((10,542)) 10,898 $30,000
Class P Up to $3,000,000 $((11,200)) 11,578 $35,000
Class Q Up to $4,000,000 $((13,200)) 13,646 $40,000
Class R Up to $5,000,000 $((15,000)) 15,506 $50,000
Class S Up to $6,000,000 $((17,000)) 17,574 $60,000
Class T Up to $7,000,000 $((19,000)) 19,642 $70,000
Class U Up to $8,000,000 $((21,000)) 21,708 $80,000
Class V Over $8,000,000 $((23,000)) 23,776 $80,000
*See chapter 230-06 WAC, Exceeding license class.

6. Raffles


License Annual Gross Gambling Receipts Fee
Class A Up to $5,000 $((54)) 55
Class B Up to $10,000 $((171)) 176
Class C Up to $25,000 $((350)) 361
Class D Up to $50,000 $((589)) 608
Class E Up to $75,000 $((944)) 974
Class F Over $75,000 $((1,414)) 1,460

7. Combination license


License Description Fee
Class A Allows gross gambling receipts of up to $25,000 from bingo, $7,500 from raffles, and $7,500 from amusement games, not to exceed $30,000 combined gross gambling receipts from all such activities. Allows Class D card games. $((106)) 109
Class B Allows gross gambling receipts of up to $60,000 from bingo, $15,000 from raffles, and $15,000 from amusement games, not to exceed $75,000 combined gross gambling receipts from all such activities. Allows Class D card games. $((276)) 285
Class C Allows gross gambling receipts of up to $125,000 from bingo, $30,000 from raffles, and $30,000 from amusement games, not to exceed $150,000 combined gross gambling receipts from all such activities. Allows Class D card games. $((639)) 660

8. Special property bingo


Once annually $26

9. Permits


Recreational gaming activity $((54)) 55

10. Changes


Type Fee
Name $26
Location $26
Fund-raising event date or time $26
License class $26
Duplicate license $26

11. Other fees


Type Fee
Replacement identification stamps $26
Failing to apply for license class upgrade Up to fifty percent of the difference between our fees for the licensee's present license class and the new license class or one thousand dollars, whichever is less, plus $26
Review, inspection and/or evaluation of equipment, paraphernalia, services, or schemes Deposit and fees as required

12. Two part payment plan participation


Annual participation $26

[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 06-07-157 (Order 457), 230-05-020, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 457, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08)

WAC 230-05-025   Commercial stimulant fees.   All commercial stimulant license applicants must pay the following fees to us when applying for gambling licenses:


1. Card games - Nonhouse-banked


License Description Fee
Class B Up to five tables of limited card games - hearts, rummy, pitch, pinochle, and/or cribbage - fee to play $((175)) 180
Class C Tournament only, no more than thirty consecutive days per tournament
C-5 Up to five tables $((175)) 180
C-10 Up to ten tables $((318)) 328
C-15 Up to fifteen tables $((529)) 546
Class D Up to five tables - no fee to play $((55)) 56
Class E Fee to play
E-1 One table only $((422)) 436
E-2 Up to two tables $((727)) 751
E-3 Up to three tables $((1,210)) 1,250
E-4 Up to four tables $((2,426)) 2,506
E-5 Up to five tables $((3,650)) 3,772
Additional tables Per table - up to a maximum of fifteen $((1,060)) 1,092
Class F Endorsement/upgrade of Class E includes permission to use alternative fee collections and use of player-supported jackpots $((1,590)) 1,642

2. Card games - House-banked


All tables within a card room operating any house-banked card game must be licensed under this license class.


License Fee
Annual $((6,368)) 6,582
Additional fee per table - up to fifteen tables $((1,590)) 1,642

3. Punch boards and pull-tabs


License Annual Gross Gambling Receipts Fee One Time Variance*
Class A Up to $50,000 $((577)) 596 $5,000
Class B Up to $100,000 $((1,030)) 1,064 $5,000
Class C Up to $200,000 $((1,942)) 2,006 $10,000
Class D Up to $300,000 $((2,826)) 2,920 $10,000
Class E Up to $400,000 $((3,650)) 3,772 $10,000
Class F Up to $500,000 $((4,408)) 4,556 $10,000
Class G Up to $600,000 $((5,108)) 5,280 $10,000
Class H Up to $700,000 $((5,748)) 5,942 $10,000
Class I Up to $800,000 $((6,332)) 6,546 $10,000
Class J Up to $1,000,000 $((7,180)) 7,422 $20,000
Class K Up to $1,250,000 $((7,970)) 8,238 $25,000
Class L Up to $1,500,000 $((8,704)) 8,998 $25,000
Class M Up to $1,750,000 $((9,310)) 9,624 $25,000
Class N Up to $2,000,000 $((9,862)) 10,194 $25,000
Class O Up to $2,500,000 $((10,836)) 11,202 $30,000
Class P Up to $3,000,000 $((11,200)) 11,578 $35,000
Class Q Up to $4,000,000 $((13,200)) 13,646 $40,000
Class R Up to $5,000,000 $((15,000)) 15,506 $50,000
Class S Up to $6,000,000 $((17,000)) 17,574 $60,000
Class T Up to $7,000,000 $((19,000)) 19,642 $70,000
Class U Up to $8,000,000 $((21,000)) 21,708 $80,000
Class V Over $8,000,000 $((23,000)) 23,776 $80,000
*See chapter 230-06 WAC, Exceeding license class.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 06-07-157 (Order 457), 230-05-025, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 457, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08)

WAC 230-05-030   Fees for other businesses.   All other business license applicants must pay the following fees to us when applying for gambling licenses, miscellaneous changes, or inspection services:


1. Commercial amusement games


License Annual Gross Gambling Receipts Fee
Class A Premises only *$((301/$137)) 310/$143
Class B Up to $50,000 $((422)) 436
Class C Up to $100,000 $((1,086)) 1,122
Class D Up to $250,000 $((2,426)) 2,506
Class E Up to $500,000 $((4,256)) 4,398
Class F Up to $1,000,000 $((7,306)) 7,552
Class G Over $1,000,000 $((9,140)) 9,448
*We reduce the license fee by $164 when you apply for additional licenses at the same business premises, apply for multiple licenses at the same business premises, or a licensee is renewing an annual license.

2. Distributor


License Annual Gross Sales Fee
Class A Nonpunch board/pull-tab only $((605)) 625
Class B Up to $250,000 $((1,210)) 1,250
Class C Up to $500,000 $((1,818)) 1,878
Class D Up to $1,000,000 $((2,426)) 2,506
Class E Up to $2,500,000 $((3,160)) 3,266
Class F Over $2,500,000 $((3,890)) 4,020

3. Fund-raising event equipment distributor


License Description Fee
Class A Rents or leases equipment for fund-raising event or recreational gaming activity up to 10 times per year. $((239)) 247
Class B Rents or leases equipment for fund-raising event or recreational gaming activity more than 10 times per year. $((603)) 625

4. Gambling service supplier


License Fee
Annual $((630)) 651
Financing, consulting, and management contract review $136

5. Linked bingo prize provider


License Fee
Annual $((4,048)) 4,184

6. Manufacturer


License Annual Gross Sales Fee
Class A Pull-tab dispensing devices only $((605)) 625
Class B Up to $250,000 $((1,210)) 1,250
Class C Up to $500,000 $((1,818)) 1,878
Class D Up to $1,000,000 $((2,426)) 2,506
Class E Up to $2,500,000 $((3,160)) 3,266
Class F Over $2,500,000 $((3,890)) 4,020

7. Permits


Type Description Fee
Agricultural fair One location and event only $26
Agricultural fair annual permit Annual permit for specified different events and locations $((175)) 180
Recreational gaming activity $((55)) 56
Manufacturer's special sales permit $211
Punch board and pull-tab service business permit Initial application fee $217
Punch board and pull-tab service business permit Renewal $53

8. Changes


Application Description Fee
Name $26
Location $26
Business classification Same owners $((55)) 56
Exceeding license class New class fee, less previous fee paid, plus $26
Duplicate license $26
Corporate stock/limited liability company shares/units $((55)) 56
License transfers $((55)) 56

9. Other fees


Type Fee
Defective punch board/pull-tab cost recovery fees Up to $100
Failing to apply for license class upgrade Up to fifty percent of the difference between our fees for the licensee's present license class and the new license class or one thousand dollars, whichever is less, plus $26
Review of gambling equipment, supplies, services, or games Cost reimbursement

10. Identification stamps


Type Fee
(a) Punch boards and pull-tabs
(i) Standard Wagers fifty cents and below $.27
Wagers over fifty cents $1.05
(ii) Progressive jackpot pull-tab series Per series $10.60
(iii) Pull-tab series with carry-over jackpots Per series $1.05
(b) Pull-tab dispensing devices
(i) Mechanical and electro-mechanical $.27
(ii) Electronic Dispensing devices that require initial and ongoing evaluation of electronic components or functions, such as reading encoded data on pull-tabs, accounting for income or prizes $106.17 annually
Replacement of identification stamps $26
(c) Disposable bingo cards
(i) Single game sets of individual cards or sheets of cards $.27
(ii) Multigame card packets $1.16
(iii) Cards used to play for linked bingo prizes Fee per 250 cards $.42
(iv) Cards used to play for linked bingo prizes Fee per 5,000 cards $8.49
(d) Coin or token-activated amusement games
Annually - operated at any Class A amusement game license location $26.53
(e) Electronic bingo card daubers
Annual $10.60
(f) Electronic card facsimile table
Annual $361.51

11. Two-part payment plan participation


Annual participation $26

[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 06-07-157 (Order 457), 230-05-030, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 600, filed 6/19/06, effective 1/1/08)

WAC 230-05-035   Individuals license fees.   Individuals must pay the following fees to us when they apply for gambling licenses, permits, miscellaneous changes:


1. Charitable or nonprofit gambling manager


License Fee
Original $((171)) 176
Renewal $((82)) 84
Change of employer $((82)) 84

2. Linked bingo prize provider representative


License Fee
Original $((239)) 247
Renewal $((146)) 150

3. Commercial gambling manager


License Fee
Original $((175)) 180
Renewal $((84)) 86
Change of employer $((84)) 86

4. Distributor's or gambling services supplier's representative


License Fee
Original $((239)) 247
Renewal $((146)) 150

5. Manufacturer's representative


License Fee
Original $((239)) 247
Renewal $((146)) 150

6. Public card room employee


License Fee
Class A - Performs card room employee duties in a Class E card room
Original $((175)) 180
Renewal $((84)) 86
Class B - Performs card room employee duties in enhanced and house-banked card rooms
Original, in-state $((237)) 245
Original, out-of-state $((295)) 304
Renewal $((146)) 150
Transfer/additional employee/conversion/emergency waiver request $((57)) 58

7. Other fees


Change of name $26
Duplicate license $26

8. Military personnel returning from service


If a license expires while an individual is on active military service, the individual may apply to have their license reissued at the renewal fee. The application must be received within six months after completing their active military service. The applicant must provide evidence of the completion date of active military service.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 06-13-069 (Order 600), 230-05-035, filed 6/19/06, effective 1/1/08; 06-07-157 (Order 457), 230-05-035, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.]

Washington State Code Reviser's Office