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Request for Public Comment

The Commission is seeking public comment on the following proposed rule changes:

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Public petitions received by the agency requesting a rule change in which the Commissioners have initiated rule-making proceedings.

NEW
Use of TITO with
table games play.
The Gambling Commission received a petition requesting the ability to use ticket-in/ticket-out using an iDROP kiosk device in licensed card rooms to purchase and redeem tickets for table games play. At their January 2022 public meeting, Commissioners voted to accept the petition and initiate rule-making to consider amending existing rules and/or adopting new rules to allow for the use of ticket-in/ticket-out devices and/or equipment, such as an iDROP kiosk, in licensed card rooms, for table games play.
NEW
Centralized surveillance
for card rooms.
The Gambling Commission received a petition requesting the ability to monitor card room gambling activity from a centralized surveillance room. At their January 2022 public meeting, Commissioners voted to accept the petition and initiate rule-making to consider amending existing rules and/or adopting new rules to allow for centralized surveillance of licensed card rooms in Washington state.
WAC 230-15-150
Selling and redeeming chips.
The Gambling Commission received a petition to amend WAC 230-15-150 to allow for the purchase of chips using debit cards. At their May 2022 public meeting, Commissioners voted to accept the petition and initiate rule-making to consider amending existing rules and/or adopt new rules to allow for the use of debit cards to purchase chips with the understanding that controls would be put in place to account for debit card transactions in gambling records and that responsible gaming practices be addressed.

Staff-initiated rule changes.

There are no staff-initiated rule changes at this time.

To submit your comments, please complete the form below. Please note that your comments will be considered a public record and will be disclosable upon request.