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58 Pa. Code § 1112a.16. Testing and software installation in the live video gaming area.

§ 1112a.16. Testing and software installation in the live video gaming area.

 (a)  Prior to the testing of video gaming terminals, associated equipment and displays in a live video gaming area during a terminal operator’s normal hours of operation, the terminal operator shall notify the Bureau of Casino Compliance in writing at least 72 hours prior to the test date and receive the required approvals from the Bureau of Gaming Laboratory Operations prior to beginning testing. The notification must include all of the following:

   (1)  A detailed narrative description of the type of testing to be conducted, including the reason for the testing, a list of individuals conducting the testing and the terminal operator’s procedures for conducting the testing.

   (2)  The date, time and approximate duration of the testing.

   (3)  The model, video gaming terminals location number and asset number of the video gaming terminals to be tested.

   (4)  The location within the licensed facility where the testing will occur.

 (b)  A terminal operator shall notify the Bureau of Casino Compliance at least 72 hours prior to the installation of any new software or the installation of any change in previously approved software and receive the required approvals prior to the installation of any of the following:

   (1)  Automated gaming voucher redemption terminals.

   (2)  Video gaming terminals monitoring systems.

   (3)  Additional automated bill breaker machines, automated gaming voucher redemption terminals and automated teller machines in the video gaming area.

   (4)  Gaming voucher systems.

 (c)  The notification required under subsection (b) must include all of the following:

   (1)  A description of the reasons for the new installation or change in previously approved software.

   (2)  A list of the current computer components, software identifications or versions that are to be modified or replaced.

   (3)  A list of the proposed computer components, software identifications or versions that will modify or replace the existing components or software.

   (4)  The method to be used to complete the proposed installation.

   (5)  The date and time that the proposed modification will be installed and the estimated time for completion.

   (6)  The name, title and employer of the persons performing the installation.

   (7)  The plan to handle disruptions, if any, to the video gaming area.

   (8)  The approximate length of time the video gaming area or systems will be disrupted.

   (9)  Plans for system backup prior to any proposed installation.



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