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TITLE 68 INDIANA GAMING COMMISSION

Final Rule
LSA Document #11-275(F)

DIGEST

Adds 68 IAC 2-3.5-4 regarding deviation from provisions for junketeers and junket operators. Amends 68 IAC 10-2-16 to codify a waiver regarding dealer draw in blackjack. Amends 68 IAC 14-1-3 regarding deviation from provisions of the gaming equipment regulations. Amends 68 IAC 14-3-8 to clarify the reporting requirements for the removal of cards and dice. Adds 68 IAC 14-3-9 concerning the transportation of cards and dice. Adds 68 IAC 14-3-10 to provide the reporting requirements for the transportation of cards and dice. Amends 68 IAC 14-4-2 to clarify the approval process for casino chips. Amends 68 IAC 14-4-4 to update obsolete terminology and makes nonsubstantive style changes. Amends 68 IAC 14-4-6 to update obsolete terminology and makes nonsubstantive style changes. Amends 68 IAC 14-5-1 to update obsolete terminology. Amends 68 IAC 14-5-2 to update obsolete terminology and clarify the submission process for sample tokens. Amends 68 IAC 14-5-3 regarding the specifications of gaming tokens. Amends 68 IAC 14-5-5 regarding the requirements for tokens issued by a casino licensee. Amends 68 IAC 14-5-6 to update obsolete terminology and nonsubstantive style changes. Amends 68 IAC 14-6-2 to accommodate variations from traditional blackjack rules. Amends 68 IAC 14-7-3 to update obsolete terminology and nonsubstantive style changes. Amends 68 IAC 14-7-4 to clarify inspection requirements for the roulette table and wheel. Amends 68 IAC 14-9-2 concerning the logo and design approval for Big Six tables. Amends 68 IAC 14-9-4 to clarify the inspection requirements for Big Six tables prior to use. Amends 68 IAC 14-10-2 concerning the requirements for Caribbean Stud Poker tables. Amends 68 IAC 14-11-2 concerning the requirements for Let It Ride tables. Amends 68 IAC 14-12-2 concerning Caribbean Draw Poker tables. Amends 68 IAC 14-16-3 to clarify the process for the destruction of counterfeit chips and tokens. Makes numerous technical changes. Effective 30 days after filing with the Publisher.



SECTION 1. 68 IAC 2-3.5-4 IS ADDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 2-3.5-4 Deviation from provisions

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


Sec. 4. (a) The executive director or the commission may approve deviations from any procedure or requirement set forth in this rule if the executive director or the commission determines that the:
(1) procedure or requirement is impractical or burdensome; and
(2) alternative means of satisfying the procedure or requirement:
(A) fulfill the purpose of this rule;
(B) are in the best interest of the public and the gaming industry in Indiana; and
(C) do not violate IC 4-33 or IC 4-35.

(b) If a person wishes to request a deviation from the provisions of this rule, the person must do so in writing.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 2-3.5-4; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 2. 68 IAC 10-2-16 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 10-2-16 Drawing additional cards

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 16. (a) A player may elect to draw additional cards if the player's count total is less than twenty-one (21). A player with a blackjack or a hard or soft total of twenty-one (21) may not draw additional cards.

(b) A dealer must draw additional cards to the dealer's hand until the dealer has one (1) of the following, as determined by the riverboat licensee:
(1) a hard or soft total of seventeen (17) or above; or
(2) a hard total of seventeen (17) or above.
A dealer may not draw additional cards to the dealer's hand once a point total of seventeen (17) or above as listed in this subsection has been reached.

(c) A dealer may not draw additional cards to the dealer's hand, regardless of the point total, if decisions have been made on all of the players' hands and the point count of the dealer's hand will have no effect on the outcome.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 10-2-16; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2261; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 3. 68 IAC 14-1-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-1-1 General provisions

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


Sec. 1. (a) This article applies to all riverboat casino licensees and riverboat casino license applicants.

(b) Unless otherwise provided or approved by the executive director, all gaming equipment utilized by a riverboat casino licensee must comply with this article.

(c) If the executive director determines, at any time, that gaming equipment being utilized by a riverboat casino licensee is not adequate to ensure compliance with the Act IC 4-33, IC 4-35, and this title or the integrity of the game, the executive director may direct the riverboat casino licensee, in writing, to utilize gaming equipment that:
(1) does comply with the Act IC 4-33, IC 4-35, and this title; or that
(2) ensures the integrity of the game.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-1-1; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2268; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 4. 68 IAC 14-1-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-1-3 Deviation from provisions

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


Sec. 3. (a) The executive director or the commission may waive, alter, or restrict approve deviations from any requirement concerning gaming equipment set forth in this article if the executive director or the commission determines that the: requirement:
(1) procedure or requirement is impractical or burdensome; and the waiver, alteration, or restriction is
(2) alternative means of satisfying the procedure or requirement:
(A) fulfill the purpose of this rule;
(B) are in the best interest of the public and the gaming industry in Indiana; and
(C) do not violate IC 4-33 or IC 4-35.
(2) is not outside the technical requirements necessary to serve the purpose of the requirement and will not reduce the integrity of the game established by this article.

(b) If a licensee wishes to request a deviation from the provisions of this rule, the licensee must do so in writing.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-1-3; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2268; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 5. 68 IAC 14-2-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-2-3 Commission registration number; inventory

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 3. (a) Each live gaming device shall display an external registration tag and number that is issued and affixed by the commission.

(b) The riverboat licensee must maintain an inventory of live gaming devices. The inventory must include the following:
(1) The serial number, if any, assigned to the live gaming device by the manufacturer.
(2) The registration number issued by the commission.
(3) The type of game for which the live gaming device is designed and used.
(4) The location of each live gaming device.
(5) The manufacturer of the live gaming device.

(c) The inventory report must be submitted, on a form prescribed by the commission, to the executive director:
(1) within ten (10) days of the issuance of the riverboat owner's license; and
(2) on each subsequent anniversary date of the issuance of the riverboat owner's license.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-2-3; filed Jul 18, 1996, 9:05 a.m.: 19 IR 3294; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 6. 68 IAC 14-3-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-3-1 General provisions

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 1. This rule applies to all:
(1) riverboat licensees; and
(2) riverboat license applicants.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-3-1; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2269; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; filed Dec 6, 2006, 2:52 p.m.: 20070103-IR-068060191FRA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 7. 68 IAC 14-3-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-3-5 Storage of cards or dice

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 5. (a) All dice or playing cards that are not being utilized at a live gaming device shall be kept in locked compartments.

(b) Dice and playing cards shall not be left at a live gaming device while unattended.

(c) Riverboat licensees or and riverboat license applicants shall maintain an inventory of all dice and playing cards on forms prescribed by the commission. The inventory shall contain the following information:
(1) The date on which dice and playing cards are received.
(2) The quantity of the dice and playing cards received.
(3) The:
(A) name;
(B) business address; and
(C) business telephone number;
of the manufacturer from which of the dice or playing cards. are received.
(4) The quantity of dice and playing cards that are:
(A) placed into play each day;
(B) removed from play due to suspected tampering and the date of the removal; and
(C) removed from play and canceled each day.

(d) Riverboat licensees shall conduct a physical inventory of the dice and playing cards every three (3) months. The results of the physical inventory shall be set forth on forms prescribed by the commission. The inventory maintained in subsection (c) shall be reconciled with the results of the physical inventory. Any discrepancies in the inventory forms and the physical inventory shall be reported to the enforcement gaming agent immediately.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-3-5; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2270; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; filed Dec 6, 2006, 2:52 p.m.: 20070103-IR-068060191FRA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 8. 68 IAC 14-3-8 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-3-8 Card and dice removal and cancellation logs

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 8. (a) Each riverboat licensee must maintain a log in the pit area containing information about card and dice removal and transfer to the card and dice cancellation room. Such This log shall track the following information:
(1) The date of the removal and transfer.
(2) The number of decks of cards removed from play.
(3) The number of individual dice removed from play.
(4) Game from which the cards or dice were removed.
(5) The:
(A) printed name;
(B) signature; and
(C) license number;
of the pit manager responsible for removal.

(b) Each riverboat licensee must maintain a log in the card and dice cancellation room to track information about card and dice removal and cancellation. The following information shall be contained in that log:
(1) The date received in the cancellation room.
(2) The number of decks of cards received.
(3) The number of individual dice received.
(4) The:
(A) printed name;
(B) signature; and
(C) occupational license number;
of the occupational licensee accepting receipt of the cards or dice.
(5) The date of destruction.
(6) The number of decks of cards destroyed.
(7) The number of individual dice destroyed.
(8) The:
(A) printed name;
(B) signature; and
(C) occupational license number;
of the individual responsible for destruction.
(9) An inventory of uncanceled cards and uncanceled dice in the cancellation room.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-3-8; filed Dec 2, 2001, 12:35 p.m.: 25 IR 1067; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 9. 68 IAC 14-3-9 IS ADDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-3-9 Transportation of cards and dice

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 9. (a) Dice and playing cards may only be moved in accordance with this rule. Riverboat licensees, riverboat license applicants, and supplier licensees must comply with section 10 of this rule before transporting dice or playing cards:
(1) from any point:
(A) outside of Indiana into Indiana; or
(B) within Indiana to any point outside Indiana; or
(2) within Indiana.

(b) Dice or playing cards may not be delivered to a riverboat licensee or a riverboat license applicant unless a gaming agent or a member of the commission staff is present at the point of delivery. The riverboat licensee or riverboat license applicant is responsible for ensuring the presence of a gaming agent or a member of the commission staff.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-3-9; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 10. 68 IAC 14-3-10 IS ADDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-3-10 Reporting requirements

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 10. (a) At least ten (10) days before transporting dice or playing cards, the person causing the movement of the dice or playing cards shall notify the executive director, in writing, and provide the following information:
(1) The:
(A) full name;
(B) business address; and
(C) business telephone number;
of the supplier licensee that is selling the dice or playing cards.
(2) The:
(A) method of transportation; and
(B) name, business address, and business telephone number of the carrier or carriers.
(3) The:
(A) full name;
(B) business address; and
(C) business telephone number;
of the person to whom the dice or playing cards are being transported.
(4) The individual responsible for the shipment of the dice or playing cards for each person listed in subdivisions (1) through (3).
(5) The quantity of dice or playing cards being transported.
(6) A brief description of the dice or playing cards being transported.
(7) The expected date and time of delivery to the riverboat of the dice or playing cards.

(b) The person receiving the dice or playing cards must prove receipt of the dice or playing cards if requested by the executive director.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-3-10; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 11. 68 IAC 14-4-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-4-1 General provisions

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 1. (a) This rule applies to all:
(1) riverboat licensees; and
(2) riverboat license applicants.

(b) The riverboat licensee shall allow patrons to game at a live gaming device with value chips or nonvalue chips, or both.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-4-1; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2271; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; filed Dec 6, 2006, 2:52 p.m.: 20070103-IR-068060191FRA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 12. 68 IAC 14-4-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-4-2 Submission and approval of chips

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 2. (a) Riverboat licensees or riverboat license applicants shall have each denomination of value and color of nonvalue chips in both the primary and secondary sets of chips approved. Riverboat licensees shall not utilize, or allow to be utilized, a chip that the executive director has not been approved. by the executive director.

(b) The approval process shall be is as follows:
(1) Riverboat licensees or riverboat license applicants shall submit a detailed schematic of its a proposed chips, chip at least ninety (90) days before the commencement of beginning gambling operations or the utilization of using the proposed chips. chip. The schematic shall be a true rendering of the actual chip and shall show the following characteristics of the chip:
(A) The actual size of the chip.
(B) The actual color of the chip.
(C) The front of the chip.
(D) The back of the chip.
(E) The edge of the chip.
(F) The diameter and thickness of any logo, design, or wording to be contained on the chip.
The executive director shall, in writing, approve or disapprove the detailed schematic of the proposed chip within twenty (20) days of its submission.
(2) After the riverboat licensee or riverboat license applicant has received approval of a detailed schematic of a proposed chip, the riverboat licensee or riverboat license applicant shall submit a sample of each denomination of value chip and each color of nonvalue chip to the executive director for approval. The sample chip shall be submitted no less than sixty (60) days prior to the commencement of beginning gambling operations or the utilization of using the proposed chip. The executive director shall, in writing, approve or disapprove the proposed chip within twenty (20) days of its submission.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-4-2; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2271; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 13. 68 IAC 14-4-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-4-3 Primary, secondary, and reserve sets of chips

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 3. (a) Each riverboat licensee shall have the following sets of chips:
(1) A primary set of value chips.
(2) A secondary set for all denominations of value chips. The secondary set of value chips shall consist of at least fifty percent (50%) of the quantity of value chips for each denomination.
(3) A primary set of nonvalue chips.
(4) A reserve set for all colors of nonvalue chips.
Each set of chips shall be approved by the executive director in accordance with section 2 of this rule and shall meet the specifications set forth in sections 4 and 5 of this rule.

(b) The secondary set of value chips shall be placed into active play only when the primary set of value chips is removed from play. The reserve set of nonvalue chips shall be placed into active play only when the primary set of nonvalue chips is removed from play.

(c) The primary set of value or nonvalue chips shall be removed from play if one (1) of the following occurs:
(1) The riverboat licensee determines that the riverboat gambling operation is receiving a significant number of counterfeit chips.
(2) The riverboat licensee discovers any impropriety or defect in the utilization of the primary set of chips that necessitates the removal of the primary chips.
(3) The executive director or the commission deems removal of the primary chips necessary to ensure compliance with the Act and this title.

(d) If a primary set of chips is removed from active play, the riverboat licensee shall immediately notify the enforcement a gaming agent. The riverboat licensee shall file a written report with the executive director within two (2) business days setting forth the following information:
(1) The date and time primary chips were removed from active play.
(2) The reason necessitating the removal of the primary chips from active play.
(3) Any other information deemed necessary by the executive director or the riverboat licensee to ensure compliance with the Act and this title.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-4-3; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2272; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; filed Dec 6, 2006, 2:52 p.m.: 20070103-IR-068060191FRA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 14. 68 IAC 14-4-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-4-4 Specifications for and denominations of value chips

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 4. (a) All value chips utilized and issued by a riverboat licensee must meet the following specifications or requirements:
(1) Must be round in shape.
(2) Must have clearly and permanently impressed, engraved, imprinted, or inlayed inlaid in the center of the chip the following:
(A) The name of the riverboat licensee.
(B) The location of the riverboat.
(C) The name or a distinctive mark that identifies the manufacturer of the chip. The name of the manufacturer or the distinctive mark may be invisible to the naked eye.
(3) Must clearly state the face value of the chip.
(4) Each denomination of value chip shall possess the following characteristics:
(A) Have its center portion of a different size, shape, or design from each other denomination.
(B) Be designed so that the specific denomination of each value chip can be determined when placed in a stack of value chips of various denomination denominations when viewed on a closed circuit black and white television.
(C) Be designed, manufactured, and constructed in a manner not conducive to the counterfeiting of value chips.
(5) Each denomination shall have a primary color different from other denominations of value chips. Value chips may be issued in the following denominations and primary colors:
(A) Fifty cents ($0.50), mustard yellow.
(B) One dollar ($1), white.
(C) Two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50), pink.
(D) Five dollars ($5), red.
(E) Twenty dollars ($20), yellow.
(F) Twenty-five dollars ($25), green.
(G) One hundred dollars ($100), black.
(H) Five hundred dollars ($500), purple.
(I) One thousand dollars ($1,000), fire orange.
(J) Five thousand dollars ($5,000), gray.
Value chips shall fall within the appropriate primary colors when viewed both in daylight and under incandescent light. In conjunction with the appropriate primary colors, the riverboat licensee shall utilize contrasting secondary colors for the edge spots of each denomination of value chip. No riverboat licensee shall use a secondary color on a specific denomination of a chip that is identical to the secondary color used on the same denomination of chip by another riverboat licensee.
(6) Denominations of value chips that are one thousand dollars ($1,000) or higher must be physically larger than value chips of smaller denominations.
(7) The riverboat licensee shall use a secondary color different from that used on the primary value chip for the secondary set of value chips.

(b) Riverboat licensees or riverboat license applicant shall determine the denomination of value chips to be utilized and the amount of each denomination of its value chips. that the riverboat licensee will utilize.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-4-4; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2272; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 15. 68 IAC 14-4-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-4-5 Promotional chips

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 5. (a) Riverboat licensees may utilize use promotional chips.

(b) Promotional chips must meet the specifications set forth in section 4 of this rule. Promotional chips must be of a size or shape, or both, that is distinctly dissimilar from the value chips in the riverboat licensee's primary and secondary sets of value chips.

(c) Promotional chips that are used for tournaments must conspicuously bear the inscription "No Cash Value".

(d) Promotional chips must be submitted and approved by the executive director in accordance with section 2 of this rule.

(e) Promotional chips may not be used in transactions other than the promotion or tournament for which the promotional chip is issued. Riverboat licensees may not permit the use of promotional chips other than for the promotion or tournament for which the chip is issued.

(f) The provisions of 68 IAC 14-14 do not apply to promotional chips.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-4-5; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2273; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 16. 68 IAC 14-4-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-4-6 Nonvalue chips for roulette

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 6. (a) Riverboat licensees shall issue nonvalue chips only for the purpose of gaming at roulette tables.

(b) All nonvalue chips utilized and issued by a riverboat licensee for use on roulette tables shall meet the following specifications or requirements:
(1) Must be round in shape.
(2) Must have the name of the riverboat licensee permanently impressed, engraved, imprinted, or inlayed inlaid in the center of the chip.
(3) Must contain a design, insert, or symbol that differentiates it from the nonvalue chips being used at other roulette tables on the riverboat.
(4) Must have the word "Roulette" impressed, imprinted, inlayed, inlaid, or hot-stamped on the nonvalue chip.
(5) Must be designed, manufactured, and constructed in a manner not conducive to the counterfeiting of nonvalue chips.

(c) Nonvalue chips that are issued at a roulette table shall:
(1) be used for gaming only at that table; and shall
(2) not be used for gaming at any other roulette table or live gaming device. on the riverboat.

(d) The riverboat licensee and occupational licensees shall not allow a patron to remove nonvalue chips permanently from the roulette table from which the nonvalue chips were issued.

(e) No patron shall be issued or permitted to play with nonvalue chips that are identical in color and design to value chips or to nonvalue chips being used by another patron at the same roulette table. When a patron purchases nonvalue chips, a nonvalue chip of the same color shall be placed in a slot or receptacle attached to the outer rim of the roulette wheel. At the same time, a marker or the equivalent denoting the value of a stack of twenty (20) nonvalue chips of that color shall be placed in the same slot or receptacle.

(f) Nonvalue chips shall be presented for redemption only at the roulette table from which the nonvalue chips were issued. The riverboat licensee shall redeem nonvalue chips by exchanging the nonvalue chips for an equivalent amount of value chips.

(g) The riverboat licensee may permit, prohibit, or limit the use of value chips for gaming at a roulette table.

(h) The riverboat licensee shall have has the responsibility of for keeping an accurate account of the wagers that are made by patrons at each roulette table.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-4-6; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2273; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 17. 68 IAC 14-4-7 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-4-7 Authorized use of chips

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 7. Chips approved for issuance by a riverboat licensee shall be:
(1) issued to a patron upon payment therefor or in accordance with a complimentary distribution program approved by the executive director;
(2) capable of being accepted for play at a live gaming device on in the riverboat; and
(3) redeemable by the patron in accordance with the Act and this title.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-4-7; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2273; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 18. 68 IAC 14-4-8 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-4-8 Destruction of chips

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 8. (a) The riverboat licensee must have written authorization from the executive director or his or her designee to destroy value or nonvalue chips. The riverboat licensee or riverboat license applicant shall notify the executive director, in writing, at least ten (10) days before value or nonvalue chips are destroyed. The riverboat licensee or riverboat license applicant shall notify the executive director of the following information:
(1) The date and time that the chips will be destroyed.
(2) The location at which the chips will be destroyed.
(3) The:
(A) denomination;
(B) number; and
(C) amount;
of value chips that will be destroyed.
(4) The description and number of nonvalue chips that will be destroyed.
(5) A detailed explanation of the method of destruction.

(b) After destruction of the value chips, the:
(1) denomination;
(2) number; and
(3) amount;
of value chips destroyed shall be entered in the chip inventory ledger in accordance with 68 IAC 15-4.

(c) After destruction of the nonvalue chips, the description and number of nonvalue chips destroyed shall be entered in the chip inventory ledger in accordance with 68 IAC 15-4.

(d) The riverboat licensee or riverboat license applicant shall coordinate the movement and shipment of chips to be destroyed with enforcement gaming agents on a form approved by the commission.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-4-8; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2273; errata filed May 7, 1997, 4:00 p.m.: 20 IR 2413; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; filed Sep 30, 2004, 11:05 a.m.: 28 IR 529; filed Dec 6, 2006, 2:52 p.m.: 20070103-IR-068060191FRA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 19. 68 IAC 14-5-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-5-1 General provisions

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


Sec. 1. (a) This rules rule applies to all: riverboat
(1) casino licensees; and riverboat
(2) casino license applicants.

(b) A riverboat casino licensee shall not allow tokens to be utilized for play in an electronic gaming device unless the token complies with this rule.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-5-1; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2274; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 20. 68 IAC 14-5-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-5-2 Submission and approval of tokens

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


Sec. 2. (a) Riverboat Casino licensees shall not utilize, or allow to be utilized, any token that has not been approved by the executive director.

(b) The approval process shall be as follows:
(1) Riverboat A casino licensees [sic] or riverboat casino license applicants applicant shall submit a detailed schematic of its proposed token at least ninety (90) days before the commencement of beginning gambling operations or the utilization of using a proposed token. The schematic shall be a true rendering of the actual token and shall show the following characteristics of the token:
(A) The actual size of the token.
(B) The front of the token.
(C) The back of the token.
(D) The edge of the token.
(E) The diameter and thickness of any logo, design, or wording to be contained on the token.
The executive director shall, in writing, approve or disapprove the detailed schematic of the proposed token within twenty (20) days of its submission.
(2) After the riverboat casino licensee or riverboat casino license applicant has received approval of a detailed schematic of a proposed token, the riverboat casino licensee or riverboat license applicant shall submit a sample of the token to the executive director for approval. The sample token shall be submitted no less than sixty (60) days prior to the commencement of beginning gambling operations or the utilization of using the proposed token. The executive director shall, in writing, approve or disapprove the proposed token within twenty (20) days of receipt of its submission.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-5-2; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2274; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 21. 68 IAC 14-5-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-5-3 Specifications for tokens

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


Sec. 3. All tokens utilized and issued by a riverboat casino licensee for use in gaming must meet the following specifications or requirements:
(1) Must be round in shape.
(2) Must have clearly and permanently impressed, engraved, or imprinted thereon the following:
(A) The name of the riverboat casino licensee.
(B) The location of the riverboat. casino.
(C) The name or a distinctive mark that identifies the manufacturer of the token. The name of the manufacturer or the distinctive mark may be invisible to the naked eye.
(3) Must clearly state the face value of the token.
(4) Must not be deceptively similar to any current or past coin issued by the United States or a foreign country.
(5) Must contain the following statement: "Not Legal Tender".
(6) Must not be of a size or shape or manufactured from material that possesses sufficient magnetic properties that allows it to be accepted by a coin accepting mechanism other than that of an electronic gaming device.
(7) Must not be manufactured from a ferromagnetic material or from a three (3) layered material consisting of a copper-nickel alloy clad on both sides of a pure copper core or from a copper based alloy unless the total alloying metal of the following type exceeds twenty-five percent (25%) of the token's total weight:
(A) Zinc.
(B) Nickel.
(C) Aluminum.
(D) Magnesium.
(E) Other alloying material.
(8) Be designed, manufactured, and constructed in a manner not conducive to the counterfeiting of tokens.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-5-3; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2274; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 22. 68 IAC 14-5-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-5-5 Authorized use of tokens

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


Sec. 5. Tokens approved for issuance by a riverboat casino licensee shall be:
(1) issued to a patron upon payment therefor therefore [sic] or in accordance with a complimentary distribution program approved by the executive director;
(2) capable of insertion into an electronic gaming device on in the riverboat casino to activate play;
(3) available as a payout from the hopper of an electronic gaming device;
(4) usable in lieu of value chips on a live gaming device; and
(4) (5) redeemable by the patron in accordance with the Act IC 4-33, IC 4-35, and this title.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-5-5; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2275; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 23. 68 IAC 14-5-6 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-5-6 Destruction of tokens

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


Sec. 6. (a) The riverboat casino licensee must have written authorization from the executive director or his or her designee to destroy any tokens. The riverboat casino licensee or riverboat license applicant shall notify the executive director, in writing, at least ten (10) days before it destroys tokens. are destroyed. The riverboat casino licensee or riverboat casino license applicant shall notify the executive director of the following information:
(1) The date and time that the tokens will be destroyed.
(2) The location at which the tokens will be destroyed.
(3) The:
(A) denomination;
(B) number; and
(C) amount;
of tokens that will be destroyed.
(4) The description and number of tokens that will be destroyed.
(5) A detailed explanation of the method of destruction.

(b) After destruction of the tokens, the casino licensee or casino license applicant shall enter the:
(1) denomination;
(2) number; and
(3) amount;
of tokens destroyed shall be entered in the token inventory ledger in accordance with 68 IAC 15-4.

(c) The riverboat casino licensee or riverboat casino license applicant shall coordinate the movement and shipment of tokens to be destroyed with enforcement gaming agents on a form approved by the commission.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-5-6; filed Apr 19, 1996, 3:00 p.m.: 19 IR 2275; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; filed Sep 30, 2004, 11:05 a.m.: 28 IR 529; filed Dec 6, 2006, 2:52 p.m.: 20070103-IR-068060191FRA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 24. 68 IAC 14-6-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-6-2 Blackjack table requirements

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 2. (a) The table must meet the requirements set forth in 68 IAC 14-2.

(b) The blackjack table shall be covered with a cloth that meets the following requirements:
(1) The name of the riverboat licensee shall be imprinted on the cloth.
(2) One (1) side of the cloth shall be designated for players and the opposite side designated for the dealer.
(3) The cloth shall have at least seven (7) areas designated for the placement of wagers.
(4) The following inscriptions shall appear on the cloth:
(A) Blackjack pays 3 to 2.
(B) One (1) of the following:
(i) Dealer must draw to 16 and stand on all 17s; or
(ii) Dealer must hit soft 17.
(C) Insurance pays 2 to 1.
(5) The blackjack layout must have the name or a distinctive mark that identifies the manufacturer of the blackjack layout clearly and permanently affixed to the blackjack layout. The name of the manufacturer or distinctive mark may be invisible to the naked eye.
(6) Any other requirements deemed necessary by the executive director or the commission to ensure:
(A) compliance with the Act and this title; and to ensure
(B) the integrity of the games.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-6-2; filed Jul 18, 1996, 9:05 a.m.: 19 IR 3295; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 25. 68 IAC 14-7-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-7-2 Roulette table requirements

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 2. (a) The roulette table must meet the requirements set forth in 68 IAC 14-2.

(b) Roulette shall be played on a table having a:
(1) roulette wheel at one (1) end of the table; and a
(2) roulette layout imprinted on the opposite end of the table.

(c) The roulette layout shall have spaces for placement of wagers on bets approved in accordance with 68 IAC 10-3.

(d) The roulette table shall be covered with a cloth that meets the following requirements:
(1) The name of the riverboat licensee shall be imprinted thereon.
(2) The name or a distinctive mark that identifies the manufacturer of the table shall be permanently affixed thereon. The name of the manufacturer or distinctive mark may be invisible to the naked eye.
(3) Any other requirements deemed necessary by the executive director or the commission to ensure:
(A) compliance with the Act and this title; and
(B) the integrity of the games.

(e) The roulette table shall display an external registration tag and number issued by the commission.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-7-2; filed Jul 3, 1996, 5:00 p.m.: 19 IR 3039; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 26. 68 IAC 14-7-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-7-3 Roulette wheel requirements

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 3. (a) The roulette wheel shall meet the following requirements:
(1) The wheel shall be not less than thirty (30) inches in diameter.
(2) The name of the riverboat licensee imprinted thereon.
(3) The name or a distinctive mark that identifies the manufacturer of the wheel shall be permanently affixed thereon. The name of the manufacturer or distinctive mark may be invisible to the naked eye.

(b) Each roulette wheel shall be of a single zero (0) variety or a double zero (00) variety as described and depicted as follows:
(1) The single zero (0) roulette wheel shall meet the following characteristics:
(A) Each single zero (0) The roulette wheel shall have thirty-seven (37) equally spaced pockets around the wheel where the roulette ball shall come to rest.
(B) The roulette wheel shall have a ring of thirty-seven (37) equally spaced areas to correspond to the position of the pockets with one (1) marked zero (0) and colored green and the others marked one (1) to thirty-six (36) and colored alternately red and black, which numbers shall be arranged around the wheel as approved by the commission. The color of each pocket shall either be a corresponding color to those depicted on the ring or a neutral color as approved by the commission.
(2) The double zero (00) roulette wheel shall meet the following characteristics:
(A) Each double zero (00) The roulette wheel shall have thirty-eight (38) equally spaced pockets around the wheel where the roulette ball shall come to rest.
(B) The roulette wheel shall have a ring of thirty-eight (38) equally spaced areas to correspond to the position of the pockets with one (1) marked zero (0) and colored green, one (1) marked double zero (00) and colored green, and others marked one (1) to thirty-six (36) and colored alternately red and black, which numbers shall be arranged around the wheel as approved by the commission. The color of each pocket shall either be a corresponding color to those depicted on the ring or a neutral color as approved by the commission.

(c) A riverboat licensee may use a double zero (00) roulette wheel may be used as a single zero (0) roulette wheel, provided the following:
(1) If a double zero (00) roulette table layout is used, the "00" wager above on the layout is obscured with a cover or other approved device that clearly indicates that such a wager is not available.
(2) Appropriate signage is posted at the roulette table to notify players as follows:
(A) A double zero (00) roulette wheel is being used as a single zero (0) roulette wheel, and that double zero (00) is not an available wager.
(B) If the roulette ball comes to rest around the wheel in a compartment marked double zero (00), the spin will be declared void and the wheel will be respun.
(C) Wagers on the following bets shall be lost if the roulette ball comes to rest in a compartment marked zero (0):
(i) Red bet.
(ii) Black bet.
(iii) Odd bet.
(iv) Even bet.
(v) Eighteen (18) numbers bet.

(d) The roulette wheel shall display an external registration tag and number issued by the commission.

(e) A roulette wheel shall meet any other requirements deemed necessary by the executive director or the commission to ensure:
(1) compliance with the Act and this title; and
(2) the integrity of the games.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-7-3; filed Jul 3, 1996, 5:00 p.m.: 19 IR 3039; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 27. 68 IAC 14-7-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-7-4 Inspection of roulette table and wheel

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 4. (a) Before the initial use of the roulette wheel at a roulette table, the wheel shall be inspected and balanced by or in the presence of an enforcement a gaming agent using a balancing level.

(b) Before opening a roulette table for gaming activity each gaming day, the pit boss or the equivalent shall inspect the roulette table and roulette wheel to ensure compliance with this rule.

(c) The pit boss or the equivalent shall inspect the following:
(1) The wheel for any magnet or contrivance that would affect the integrity or fairness of the game.
(2) The wheel with the use of a level to verify the wheel is balanced and rotating freely and evenly.
(3) All parts to ensure that they are secure and free from movement.
(4) The roulette ball by passing it over a magnet or compass to ensure its nonmagnetic quality.
(5) The layout and signage to ensure compliance with 68 IAC 14-7-3(c) section 3(c) of this rule if a double zero (00) roulette wheel is being used as a single zero (0) roulette wheel.

(d) The riverboat licensee shall maintain a log documenting the daily inspection of the roulette wheel. shall be maintained by the riverboat licensee. The daily inspection log shall, at a minimum, contain the following information:
(1) The name and occupational license number of the pit boss or the equivalent completing the inspection.
(2) The date.
(3) The roulette wheel number.
(4) The results of the inspection.

(e) If a riverboat licensee uses a roulette wheel that has external movable parts, any adjustments to the movable parts shall be made by the pit boss or the equivalent in the presence of an enforcement a gaming agent. Adjustments to the movable parts of a roulette wheel that is located on in the live gaming floor area shall be made only:
(1) when the riverboat licensee gaming area is not open to the public; or
(2) if after the roulette wheel is has been moved to a secure location outside the riverboat gaming area as approved by the executive director or the commission.

(f) All adjustments shall be completed before the required inspections in subsection (a).

(g) The riverboat licensee may replace any of the movable parts at any time, provided, however, if any one (1) or more of the movable parts are is external, then a gaming agent must complete an inspection must be completed by the enforcement agent before reopening the riverboat licensee may reopen the roulette wheel and table for gaming activity.

(h) The riverboat licensee shall maintain a log documenting all adjustment, repairs, or replacement of parts of the roulette wheel or roulette balls, or both, shall be maintained, including, at a minimum, the following:
(1) The name of the:
(A) pit boss or the equivalent completing the inspection; and
(B) enforcement gaming agent present during the inspection.
(2) The date.
(3) The roulette table number.
(4) Whether an adjustment or replacement was completed.
(5) The signature of the person making the adjustment or replacement.

(i) The log shall be available for inspection by the enforcement gaming agent and the executive director or the commission upon request.

(j) The riverboat licensee shall immediately notify an enforcement a gaming agent upon the discovery of a wheel that has been compromised and declare the wheel out of play.

(k) The riverboat licensee shall notify the executive director, in writing, within ten (10) days after discovery of a wheel that has been compromised.

(l) When a roulette table is not open for gaming activity, the roulette wheel shall be secured by:
(1) placing a cover over the entire wheel; and
(2) securely locking the cover to the roulette table.

(m) The riverboat licensee shall:
(1) secure:
(A) the magnet;
(B) the compass;
(C) the level; or
(D) any other approved instrument;
in a place not accessible by the public; and
(2) make the location known to the enforcement gaming agent and the executive director.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-7-4; filed Jul 3, 1996, 5:00 p.m.: 19 IR 3040; filed Jul 10, 2000, 4:48 p.m.: 23 IR 3069; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; filed Dec 6, 2006, 2:52 p.m.: 20070103-IR-068060191FRA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 28. 68 IAC 14-8-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-8-2 Craps table requirements

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 2. (a) The table must meet the requirements set forth in 68 IAC 14-2.

(b) The craps table shall be oblong in shape with rounded corners and high walled sides.

(c) The craps layout shall have spaces for placement of wagers on bets approved in accordance with 68 IAC 10-4.

(d) The craps table shall be covered with a cloth that meets the following requirements:
(1) The name of the riverboat licensee shall be imprinted on the cloth.
(2) The name or a distinctive mark that identifies the manufacturer shall be permanently affixed to the table layout. The name of the manufacturer or distinctive mark may be invisible to the naked eye.

(e) The craps table must have the actual payout odds utilized by the riverboat licensee in accordance with 68 IAC 10-4 imprinted thereon.

(f) The craps table shall display an external registration tag and number issued by the commission.

(g) The craps table must meet any other requirements deemed necessary by the executive director or the commission to ensure:
(1) compliance with the Act and this title; and to ensure
(2) the integrity of the game.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-8-2; filed Jul 3, 1996, 5:00 p.m.: 19 IR 3041; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 29. 68 IAC 14-9-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-9-2 Big Six table requirements

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 2. (a) The table must meet the requirements set forth in 68 IAC 14-2-2.

(b) The Big Six table shall be covered with a cloth that meets the following requirements:
(1) The name of the riverboat licensee shall be imprinted on the cloth.
(2) The name or a distinctive mark that identifies the manufacturer of the Big Six layout clearly and permanently affixed thereon. The name of the manufacturer or distinctive mark may be invisible to the naked eye.
(3) The following insignias shall appear on the cloth for the placement of wagers:
(A) A one dollar ($1) bill.
(B) A two dollar ($2) bill.
(C) A five dollar ($5) bill.
(D) A ten dollar ($10) bill.
(E) A twenty dollar ($20) bill.
(F) A joker.
(G) Any logo or design approved by the executive director. The logo or design shall be submitted no less than sixty (60) days prior to the commencement of beginning gambling operations or the utilization of using the Big Six wheel. The executive director shall, in writing, approve or disapprove the proposed logo or design within twenty (20) days of its submission.

(c) The Big Six layout shall have spaces for placement of wagers on bets approved in accordance with 68 IAC 10-5.

(d) The Big Six table shall display an external registration tag and number issued by the commission.

(e) Any other requirements deemed necessary by the executive director or the commission to ensure:
(1) compliance with the Act and this title; and
(2) the integrity of the games.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-9-2; filed Jul 3, 1996, 5:00 p.m.: 19 IR 3041; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 30. 68 IAC 14-9-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-9-3 Big Six wheel requirements

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 3. (a) The Big Six wheel shall meet the following requirements:
(1) Be circular in shape.
(2) Be no less than five (5) feet in diameter.
(3) The rim shall be divided as follows into fifty-four (54) equally spaced sections covered with glass:
(A) Twenty-three (23) sections shall contain a one dollar ($1) bill or insignia.
(B) Fifteen (15) sections shall contain a two dollar ($2) bill or insignia.
(C) Eight (8) sections shall contain a five dollar ($5) bill or insignia.
(D) Four (4) sections shall contain a ten dollar ($10) bill or insignia.
(E) Two (2) sections shall contain a twenty dollar ($20) bill or insignia.
(F) One (1) section shall contain a picture of a joker. and
(G) One (1) section shall contain a logo or design approved by the executive director in accordance with 68 IAC 14-1.

(b) The Big Six wheel shall display an external registration tag and number issued by the commission.

(c) Any other requirements deemed necessary by the executive director or the commission to ensure:
(1) compliance with the Act and this title; and
(2) the integrity of the games.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-9-3; filed Jul 3, 1996, 5:00 p.m.: 19 IR 3041; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 31. 68 IAC 14-9-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-9-4 Inspection of Big Six table and wheel

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 4. (a) Before opening a Big Six table for gaming, activity, the pit boss or the equivalent shall inspect the Big Six table and wheel to ensure compliance with this rule.

(b) The pit boss or the equivalent shall inspect the following:
(1) The wheel for any contrivance that would affect the integrity or fairness of the game.
(2) The wheel to verify it is balanced and rotating freely and evenly.
(3) All parts to ensure that they are secure and free from movement.

(c) The riverboat licensee shall notify the enforcement gaming agent and the executive director immediately upon the discovery of a wheel that has been compromised.

(d) When the Big Six table is not open for gaming, activity, the Big Six wheel shall be secured in a manner approved by the executive director in accordance with 68 IAC 14-1.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-9-4; filed Jul 3, 1996, 5:00 p.m.: 19 IR 3042; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; filed Dec 6, 2006, 2:52 p.m.: 20070103-IR-068060191FRA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 32. 68 IAC 14-10-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-10-1 General provisions

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 1. (a) This rule applies to all riverboat licensees.

(b) All Caribbean Stud Poker table layouts utilized used by riverboat licensees must comply with this article.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-10-1; filed Jul 3, 1996, 5:00 p.m.: 19 IR 3042; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 33. 68 IAC 14-10-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-10-2 Caribbean Stud Poker table requirements

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 2. (a) The table must meet the requirements set forth in 68 IAC 14-2.

(b) The Caribbean Stud Poker table shall be covered with a cloth that meets the following requirements:
(1) The patented name of Caribbean Stud Poker shall be imprinted on the cloth.
(2) One (1) side of the cloth shall be designated for players and the opposite side designated for the dealer.
(3) The cloth shall have at least seven (7) areas designated for the placement of wagers on bets approved in accordance with 68 IAC 10-6.
(4) The table shall have at least seven (7) token-in slots for participation in the progressive jackpot corresponding with the placement of the table wagers.
(5) An inscription reading "Dealer only plays with Ace/King or higher" shall appear on the cloth.
(6) The rules concerning the operation of the game, including minimum and maximum wagers, payoffs, and the winning hands that qualify for a portion of the progressive jackpot, shall be posted at the table for public inspection.
(7) The name of the riverboat licensee shall be imprinted on the cloth.

(c) The Caribbean Stud Poker table shall have a meter to display the current amount in the progressive jackpot.

(d) The Caribbean Stud Poker table shall have lights or some other mechanism that will signify which players, if any, inserted the appropriate token to participate in the progressive game.

(e) The table must meet any other requirements deemed necessary by the executive director or the commission to ensure:
(1) compliance with the Act and this title; and
(2) the integrity of the games.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-10-2; filed Jul 3, 1996, 5:00 p.m.: 19 IR 3042; filed Dec 2, 2001, 12:35 p.m.: 25 IR 1067; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 34. 68 IAC 14-11-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-11-1 General provisions

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 1. (a) This rule applies to all riverboat licensees.

(b) All Let It Ride table layouts utilized used by riverboat licensees must comply with this article.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-11-1; filed Jun 1, 1998, 2:53 p.m.: 21 IR 3709; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 35. 68 IAC 14-11-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-11-2 Table requirements

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 2. (a) The table must meet the requirements set forth in 68 IAC 14-2.

(b) The Let It Ride table shall be covered with a cloth that meets the following requirements:
(1) The patented name of Let It Ride shall be imprinted on the cloth.
(2) One (1) side of the cloth shall be designated for players and the opposite side designated for the dealer.
(3) The cloth shall have no not more than eight (8) areas designated for the placement of the three (3) wagers a player must initially place in accordance with 68 IAC 10-7.
(4) If the Let It Ride bonus feature is offered at the Let It Ride table, there must be no not more than eight (8) sensors that correspond with the placement of table wagers. The sensors are for:
(A) the side bet to be placed on; and for
(B) participation in the bonus feature.
(5) A designated area located in front of the dealer for the placement of the community cards.
(6) The rules concerning the operation of the game, including minimum and maximum wagers, payoffs or payoff odds, and the winning hands that qualify for the bonus payment, shall be posted at the table for public inspection.
(7) The name of the riverboat licensee shall be imprinted on the cloth.

(c) The Let It Ride table that offers the bonus feature must have sensor lights that are visible to the following:
(1) The players.
(2) The dealer.
(3) The surveillance system and surveillance personnel.
The sensor lights must signify which players, if any, placed the one dollar ($1) token to participate in the bonus feature.

(d) The Let It Ride table must meet any other requirements deemed necessary by the executive director or the commission to ensure:
(1) compliance with the Act and this title; and
(2) the integrity of the games.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-11-2; filed Jun 1, 1998, 2:53 p.m.: 21 IR 3710; filed Dec 2, 2001, 12:35 p.m.: 25 IR 1068; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 36. 68 IAC 14-12-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-12-1 General provisions

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 1. (a) This rule applies to all riverboat licensees.

(b) All Caribbean Draw Poker tables utilized used by riverboat licensees must comply with this article.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-12-1; filed Jun 1, 1998, 3:40 p.m.: 21 IR 3710; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 37. 68 IAC 14-12-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-12-2 Table requirements

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 2. (a) The Caribbean Draw Poker table must meet the requirements set forth in 68 IAC 14-2.

(b) The Caribbean Draw Poker table shall be covered with a cloth that meets the following requirements:
(1) The patented name of Caribbean Draw Poker shall be imprinted on the cloth.
(2) One (1) side of the cloth shall be designated for players and the opposite side designated for the dealer.
(3) The cloth shall have no not more than eight (8) designated areas for the placement of a wager by a player in accordance with 68 IAC 10-8.
(4) The table shall have no not more than eight (8) token-in slots for participation in the progressive jackpot corresponding with the placement of the table wagers.
(5) An inscription reading "Dealer only plays with pair of eights or higher" shall appear on the cloth.
(6) The rules concerning the operation of the game, including minimum and maximum wagers, payoffs or payoff odds, and the winning hands that qualify for the portion of the progressive jackpot, shall be posted at the table for public inspection.
(7) The name of the riverboat licensee shall be imprinted on the cloth.

(c) The Caribbean Draw Poker table shall have a meter to display the current amount in the progressive jackpot.

(d) The Caribbean Draw Poker table that offers the progressive feature must have sensor lights that are visible to the following:
(1) The players.
(2) The dealer.
(3) The surveillance system and surveillance personnel.
The sensor lights must signify which players, if any, inserted the appropriate token to participate in the progressive portion of the game.

(e) The Caribbean Draw Poker table must meet any other requirements deemed necessary by the executive director or the commission to ensure:
(1) compliance with the Act and this title; and
(2) the integrity of the games.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-12-2; filed Jun 1, 1998, 3:40 p.m.: 21 IR 3710; errata filed Aug 12, 1998, 3:59 p.m.: 22 IR 125; filed Dec 2, 2001, 12:35 p.m.: 25 IR 1068; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 38. 68 IAC 14-16-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-16-1 General provisions

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 1. (a) This rule applies to all:
(1) riverboat licensees; and
(2) riverboat license applicants.

(b) As used in this rule, "counterfeit chips or tokens" means any chip-like or token-like objects that have not been approved under this article, including objects commonly referred to as slugs.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-16-1; filed Jul 18, 1996, 8:55 a.m.: 19 IR 3304; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; readopted filed Nov 14, 2008, 12:51 p.m.: 20081210-IR-068080730RFA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 39. 68 IAC 14-16-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-16-2 Notice of counterfeit chips and tokens

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 2. (a) The riverboat licensee or riverboat license applicant shall notify the enforcement gaming agent and the executive director immediately upon the discovery of a counterfeit chip or token.

(b) The executive director or the enforcement gaming agent may take possession of the counterfeit chip or token.

(c) The executive director shall determine the disposition of any counterfeit chip or token, including, but not limited to, destruction of a counterfeit chip or token in accordance with section 3 of this rule.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-16-2; filed Jul 18, 1996, 8:55 a.m.: 19 IR 3304; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; filed Dec 6, 2006, 2:52 p.m.: 20070103-IR-068060191FRA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


SECTION 40. 68 IAC 14-16-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

68 IAC 14-16-3 Destruction of counterfeit chips and tokens

Authority: IC 4-33-4
Affected: IC 4-33


Sec. 3. (a) Unless:
(1) the executive director;
(2) the commission;
(3) an enforcement a gaming agent; or
(4) a law enforcement officer;
instructs or a court of competent jurisdiction orders otherwise in a particular case, a riverboat licensee shall destroy or otherwise dispose of counterfeit chips and tokens discovered on in the riverboat in a manner approved by the executive director in accordance with subsection (c).

(b) Unless the executive director, the commission, an enforcement a gaming agent, or a law enforcement officer instructs or a court of competent jurisdiction orders otherwise in a particular case, a riverboat licensee may dispose of coins of the United States or any other nation discovered to have been incorrectly used on in the riverboat or, in the case of foreign coins, by:
(1) exchanging them for United States currency or coins and including same in their currency; or
(2) by disposing of them in any other lawful manner.

(c) The riverboat licensee or riverboat license applicant shall notify the executive director, in writing, at least thirty (30) days before counterfeit chips or tokens are destroyed, of the following information:
(1) The number and denominations, actual and purported, of the coins and counterfeit chips and tokens to be destroyed or otherwise disposed of under this rule.
(2) The date on which they were discovered.
(3) The anticipated date, place, and method of destruction or other disposition, including, in the case of foreign coin exchanges, the:
(A) exchange rate; and
(B) the identity of the bank, exchange company, or other business or person at which or with whom the coins are to be exchanged.
(4) The names of the occupational licensees carrying that will carry out the destruction or other disposition on behalf of the riverboat licensee. or riverboat licensee applicant.
(5) Any other information deemed necessary by the executive director or the commission to ensure compliance with the Act and this title.

(d) Unless otherwise approved by the executive director, at least two (2) people, one (1) of whom is an a gaming agent or other employee of the commission, shall be present when the counterfeit chips or tokens are destroyed.

(e) Unless the executive director notifies the riverboat licensee or riverboat license applicant within thirty (30) days of the receipt of the letter set forth in subsection (c), the method of destruction will be deemed approved.

(f) Each riverboat licensee or riverboat licensee applicant shall maintain records required by this rule for at least five (5) years.
(Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 14-16-3; filed Jul 18, 1996, 8:55 a.m: 19 IR 3304; readopted filed Nov 25, 2002, 10:11 a.m.: 26 IR 1261; filed Dec 6, 2006, 2:52 p.m.: 20070103-IR-068060191FRA; filed Apr 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA)


LSA Document #11-275(F)
Notice of Intent: 20110504-IR-068110275NIA
Proposed Rule: 20110629-IR-068110275PRA
Hearing Held: January 18, 2011
Approved by Attorney General: April 24, 2012
Approved by Governor: April 25, 2012
Filed with Publisher: April 25, 2012, 3:47 p.m.
Documents Incorporated by Reference: None Received by Publisher
Small Business Regulatory Coordinator: Kesha Rich, Records Analyst, Indiana Gaming Commission, 101 W. Washington St., East Tower, Suite 1600, Indianapolis, IN 46204, (317) 233-0046, krich@igc.in.gov

Posted: 05/23/2012 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20120523-IR-068110275FRA
Composed: Dec 19,2014 10:18:07AM EST
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