WSR 08-23-061

PERMANENT RULES

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Order 632 -- Filed November 14, 2008, 4:56 p.m. , effective January 1, 2009 ]


Effective Date of Rule: January 1, 2009.

Purpose: At the request of the Recreational Gaming Association, nickels and dimes will be allowed for use in any card game that charges a commission. Currently, nickels and dimes are only allowed in Pai Gow games.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 230-15-145.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 9.46.070.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-11-065 filed on May 16, 2008, and published on June 4, 2008.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: November 14, 2008.

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

OTS-1561.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 608, filed 4/10/07, effective 1/1/08)

WAC 230-15-145   Making wagers with chips or coin.   Players in card games must make all wagers and pay fees to play card games with chips, except that:

(1) Players may use half dollars or quarters in house-banked card games;

(2) Players may use dimes and nickels in ((Pai Gow poker)) any game that allows a commission to be charged.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. 07-09-033 (Order 608), 230-15-145, filed 4/10/07, effective 1/1/08.]

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