WSR 11-15-102

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

GAMBLING COMMISSION


[ Filed July 20, 2011, 11:47 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Card rooms.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070, 9.46.0282.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: We have received a petition for rule change from Robert Saucier, representing Galaxy Gaming. The proposed amendment would permit an envy bonus to be used on one or more tables of different approved card games in commercial gaming establishments.

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 Susan.Arland@wsgc.wa.gov, fax (360) 486-3625. [Meetings on] September 8 and 9, at Grand Mound, Great Wolf Lodge, 20500 Old Highway 99 S.W., Grand Mound, WA 98531, (360) 273-7718, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on September 1 to confirm meeting location and start time; on October 13 and 14, at Spokane, Washington, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on October 1 to confirm meeting location and start time; and on November 17 and 18, Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Avenue S.E., Lacey, WA 98503, (360) 491-0857, visit www.wsgc.wa.gov on November 1 to confirm meeting location and start.

July 20, 2011

Susan Arland

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office