WSR 06-24-057

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed December 4, 2006, 11:49 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Poker wagering limits.

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: We have received a petition for rule change from Andrew Kimmerle, a poker player, requesting that poker wagering limits be increased from $25 to $40.

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; Sharon Reese, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3452; or Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466, e-mail Susana@wsgc.wa.gov.

[Meetings on] January 12, 2007, at the DoubleTree Guest Suites, 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle, WA 98188, (206) 575-8220; and on February 9, 2007, and March 9, 2007, at the Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive, Olympia, WA 98502, (360) 943-4000.

December 1, 2006

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office