PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Card rooms.
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 Shuffle Master requesting an amendment that would allow players to place a [an] optional side bet for Pai Gow Poker, where the player plays against a pay table, in a game called Pai Gow'd.
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 Susana@wsgc.wa.gov, fax (360) 486-3625.
[Meetings on] May 14, 2010, at the Red Lion Hotel, 2525 North 20th Avenue, Pasco, WA 99301, (509) 547-0701; and on August 12 and 13, 2010, at the Vancouver Heathman Lodge, 7801 Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, WA 98662, (360) 254-3100.
April 7, 2010