WSR 00-06-070

PERMANENT RULES

HORSE RACING COMMISSION


[ Filed March 1, 2000, 8:48 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: January 26, 2000.

Purpose: Add language regarding superfecta type wagering.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 260-48-600 and 260-48-620.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 67.16.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 00-01-134 on December 20, 1999.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

February 29, 2000

Bruce Batson

Executive Secretary


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 99-06-026, filed 2/23/99, effective 3/26/99)

WAC 260-48-620
Pools dependent upon betting interests.

Unless the commission otherwise provides, at the time the pools are opened for wagering, the association:

(1) Shall offer win, place, and show wagering on all races with five or more betting interests.

(2) May be allowed to prohibit show wagering on any race with four or fewer betting interests.

(3) May be allowed to prohibit place wagering on any race with three or fewer betting interests.

(4) May be allowed to prohibit quinella wagering on any race with three or fewer betting interests.

(5) May be allowed to prohibit exacta wagering on any race with three or fewer betting interests.

(6) Shall prohibit trifecta wagering on any race with ((seven)) five or fewer betting interests scheduled to start ((one hour prior to the first scheduled post time of the day)) when the trifecta pool opens for wagering in Washington.

(7) Shall prohibit twin trifecta wagering on any race with seven or fewer betting interests scheduled to start ((one hour prior to the first scheduled post time of the day)) when the twin trifecta pool opens for wagering in Washington.

(8) Shall prohibit superfecta wagering on any race with seven or fewer betting interests ((shceduled)) scheduled to start ((one hour prior to the first scheduled post time of the day)) when the superfecta pool opens for wagering in Washington.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.040. 99-06-026, 260-48-620, filed 2/23/99, effective 3/26/99; 96-10-014, 260-48-620, filed 4/19/96, effective 6/11/96.]

Reviser's note: The typographical error in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appears in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 99-06-026, filed 2/23/99)

WAC 260-48-600
Refunds.

(1) Notwithstanding other provisions of these rules, refunds of the entire pool shall be made on:

(a) Win pools, exacta pools, and first-half double pools, offered in races in which the number of betting interests has been reduced to fewer than two.

(b) Place pools and quinella pools, offered in races in which the number of betting interests has been reduced to fewer than three.

(c) Show pools, in races in which the number of betting interests has been reduced to fewer than four.

(d) Superfecta pools((, trifecta pools)) and first half twin trifecta pools, offered in races in which the number of betting interests has been reduced to fewer than six.

(e) Trifecta pools, in races in which the number of betting interests has been reduced to fewer than five.

(2) Authorized refunds shall be paid upon presentation and surrender of the affected parimutuel ticket.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 67.16.040. 99-06-026, 260-48-600, filed 2/23/99, effective 3/26/99; 96-10-014, 260-48-600, filed 4/19/96, effective 6/11/96.]

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