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TITLE 68 INDIANA GAMING COMMISSION

Final Rule
LSA Document #11-248(F)

DIGEST

Adds 68 IAC 1-16-3.3 concerning the duty of casino licensees to prevent certain persons from winning certain promotional event prizes. Adds 68 IAC 2-3-9.4 concerning gaming by persons associated with a casino licensee. Adds 68 IAC 2-3-9.5 concerning gaming by persons associated with a supplier licensee. Adds 68 IAC 2-3-9.6 to make immediate family members of certain occupational licensees ineligible to win certain promotional event prizes. Repeals 68 IAC 9-4-5, 68 IAC 9-4-6, and 68 IAC 9-4-7. Effective 30 days after filing with the Publisher.



SECTION 1. 68 IAC 1-16-3.3 IS ADDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 1-16-3.3 Immediate family members winning a promotional event prize

Authority: IC 4-33-4; IC 4-35-4
Affected: IC 4-33; IC 4-35


Sec. 3.3. (a) A casino licensee must take reasonable steps to prevent immediate family members of Level 1 and Level 2 occupational licensees from winning prizes in violation of 68 IAC 2-3-9.6.

(b) A casino licensee must not award any prize to an immediate family member of a Level 1 or Level 2 occupational licensee who wins a prize in violation of 68 IAC 2-3-9.6.

(c) A casino licensee must report to the commission any violation of 68 IAC 2-3-9.6 as soon as the casino licensee becomes aware of the violation.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 1-16-3.3; filed Dec 20, 2011, 1:53 p.m.: 20120118-IR-068110248FRA)


SECTION 2. 68 IAC 2-3-9.4 IS ADDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 2-3-9.4 Restrictions on gaming by persons associated with a casino licensee

Authority: IC 4-33-4; IC 4-35-4
Affected: IC 4-33; IC 4-35


Sec. 9.4. (a) For purposes of subsection (b), a person has an ownership interest if the person holds an ownership interest of:
(1) one percent (1%) or more of a casino licensee that is publicly traded as defined in 68 IAC 5-1-1(b)(2); or
(2) any percentage in a casino licensee that is not publicly traded.

(b) No:
(1) key person of;
(2) person holding an ownership interest in;
(3) employee of; or
(4) occupational licensee associated with;
a casino licensee may participate in a game conducted by the casino licensee that is the subject of the person's association; purchase or redeem chips or tokens for any other person at a casino that is the subject of the person's association; or give another individual chips, tokens, cash, or cash equivalents to have the other individual place a wager on his or her behalf.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 2-3-9.4; filed Dec 20, 2011, 1:53 p.m.: 20120118-IR-068110248FRA)


SECTION 3. 68 IAC 2-3-9.5 IS ADDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 2-3-9.5 Restrictions on gaming by persons associated with a supplier licensee

Authority: IC 4-33-4; IC 4-35-4
Affected: IC 4-33; IC 4-35


Sec. 9.5. No occupational licensee employed by or associated with a supplier licensee may play any game at any casino.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 2-3-9.5; filed Dec 20, 2011, 1:53 p.m.: 20120118-IR-068110248FRA)


SECTION 4. 68 IAC 2-3-9.6 IS ADDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 2-3-9.6 Restrictions on promotional events for immediate family of occupational licensees

Authority: IC 4-33-4; IC 4-35-4
Affected: IC 4-33; IC 4-35


Sec. 9.6. (a) For purposes of this section, "promotion-related" means that a person is employed in one (1) of the following departments:
(1) Information technology.
(2) Marketing.
(3) Promotions administration.
(4) Surveillance.
(5) Any other department that the commission determines may affect the outcome of a promotional event.

(b) An immediate family member of a Level 1 or promotion-related Level 2 occupational licensee is not eligible to win a prize in a commission approved promotional event:
(1) at the casino where the Level 1 or promotion-related Level 2 occupational licensee is employed; and
(2) if the dollar value of the prize to be awarded is more than one thousand dollars ($1,000);
unless the promotional event is a bona fide contest of skill judged by persons not affiliated with the casino licensee.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 2-3-9.6; filed Dec 20, 2011, 1:53 p.m.: 20120118-IR-068110248FRA)


SECTION 5. THE FOLLOWING ARE REPEALED: 68 IAC 9-4-5; 68 IAC 9-4-6; 68 IAC 9-4-7.

LSA Document #11-248(F)
Notice of Intent: 20110420-IR-068110248NIA
Proposed Rule: 20110907-IR-068110248PRA
Hearing Held: October 17, 2011
Approved by Attorney General: December 2, 2011
Approved by Governor: December 16, 2011
Filed with Publisher: December 20, 2011, 1:53 p.m.
Documents Incorporated by Reference: None Received by Publisher
Small Business Regulatory Coordinator: Kesha Rich, Records Analyst, Indiana Gaming Commission, 101 West Washington Street, East Tower, Suite 1600, Indianapolis, IN 46204, (317) 233-0046, krich@igc.in.gov

Posted: 01/18/2012 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20120118-IR-068110248FRA
Composed: Oct 22,2014 1:42:58AM EDT
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