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58 Pa. Code § 465a.39. Procedures for removing value chips, coins and plaques from gaming tables.

§ 465a.39. Procedures for removing value chips, coins and plaques from gaming tables.

 (a)  A request for a credit to remove value chips, coins and plaques from table games that are not fully automated electronic gaming tables or electronic wagering terminals shall be prepared by a pit clerk or floorperson or above using a Credit Request Slip. Access to the blank Credit Request Slips shall be restricted to pit clerks and floorpersons or above.

 (b)  A Credit Request Slip must be a two-part form on which the following information shall be recorded:

   (1)  The date, time and shift of preparation.

   (2)  The denomination of chips, coins and plaques to be removed from the gaming table.

   (3)  The total amount of each denomination of value chips, coins and plaques to be removed from the gaming table.

   (4)  The game and table number from which the value chips, coins and plaques are to be removed.

   (5)  The signature of the floorperson or above assigned to the gaming table from which the value chips, coins and plaques are to be removed.

 (c)  After the preparation of a Credit Request Slip, the security department employee shall transport the chip bank copy of the Credit Request Slip directly to the chip bank.

 (d)  The dealer or boxperson shall place the drop box copy of the Credit Request Slip in view of the slot machine licensee’s surveillance system on the gaming table from which the value chips, coins and plaques are to be removed. The drop box copy of the Credit Request Slip may not be removed until the drop box and acknowledgement copies of the Credit Slip are received from the chip bank.

 (e)  Notwithstanding the requirements of subsections (a)—(d), a request for a credit may be prepared electronically if the input data for preparation of the credit is entered by, and ability to input data is restricted to, the pit clerk or a floorperson or above, and a Credit Slip is generated in the chip bank as a direct result of the input.

 (f)  A Credit Slip shall be prepared by a chip bank cashier or, if the required information was inputted in conformity with subsection (e), the Credit Slip may be electronically generated in the chip bank.

 (g)  Credit Slips must be serially prenumbered forms. Each series of Credit Slips shall be used in sequential order. The series numbers of all Credit Slips received by a certificate holder shall be accounted for by employees with no incompatible functions. All copies of voided Credit Slips shall be marked ‘‘Void’’ and signed by the preparer.

 (h)  When Credit Slips are manually prepared, the following procedures and requirements shall be observed:

   (1)  Each series of Credit Slips must be a four-part form and shall be inserted in a locked dispenser or bound in a Credit Slip form book that permits an individual Credit Slip in the series and its copies to be written upon while still locked in the dispenser or bound in the Credit Slip form book.

   (2)  The Credit Slip dispenser must discharge the drop box, acknowledgement and chip bank copies of the Credit Slip while the accounting copy remains in a continuous, unbroken form in the dispenser. If a Credit Slip form book is utilized, the accounting copy must remain in the bound Credit Slip form book until removed in accordance with paragraph (3).

   (3)  Access to the copies of the Credit Slips shall be maintained and controlled by finance department employees with no incompatible functions who shall be responsible for controlling and accounting for the unused supply of the Credit Slips, placing Credit Slips in the dispensers, and removing the accounting copies of the Credit Slips from the dispensers or Credit Slip form book each gaming day.

 (i)  When Credit Slips are electronically prepared, each series of Credit Slips must be a three-part form and:

   (1)  Be inserted in a printer that simultaneously prints drop box, acknowledgement and chip bank copies of the Credit Slip in the chip bank.

   (2)  Store, in machine-readable form, the information printed on the drop box, acknowledgement and chip bank copies of the Credit Slip. The stored data may not be susceptible to change or removal by any personnel after the preparation of a Credit Slip after the Credit Slip has been prepared.

 (j)  Copies of the Credit Slip, and when applicable, the stored data, must contain, at a minimum, the following information:

   (1)  The denominations of the value chips, coins and plaques being returned to the chip bank.

   (2)  The total amount of each denomination of value chips, coins and plaques being returned.

   (3)  The total amount of all denominations of value chips, coins and plaques being returned.

   (4)  The game and table number from which the value chips, coins and plaques are being returned.

   (5)  The date and shift during which the removal of value chips, coins and plaques occurs.

   (6)  The signature of the preparer or, if electronically prepared, the identification code of the preparer.

 (k)  The time of preparation of the Credit Slip shall be recorded on the drop box, acknowledgement and chip bank copies of the Credit Slip upon preparation.

 (l)  After the Credit Slip has been prepared by the chip bank cashier or has been printed in the chip bank as a result of the information being inputted electronically by a pit clerk or floorperson or above, the security department employee shall transport the drop box, acknowledgement and chip bank copies of the Credit Slip directly to the gaming table. The dealer or boxperson shall compare the value chips, coins and plaques to be removed from the table inventory container with the drop box copy of the Credit Slip and the Credit Request Slip, if applicable, and shall sign the Credit Slip.

 (m)  Signatures on the drop box, acknowledgement and chip bank copies of a Credit Slip attesting to the accuracy of the information contained on the Credit Slip shall be required of the following employees at the following times:

   (1)  The chip bank cashier upon preparation.

   (2)  The dealer or boxperson assigned to the gaming table who removed the value chips, coins and plaques from the table inventory container and verified the Credit Slip and Credit Request Slip, if applicable.

   (3)  The floorperson assigned to the gaming table who observed the removal of the value chips, coins and plaques from the table inventory container and the verification of the Credit Slip and Credit Request Slip, if applicable.

   (4)  The security department employee upon receipt of the value chips, coins and plaques from the gaming table.

 (n)  After meeting the signature requirements required under subsection (m):

   (1)  The security department employee shall transport the value chips, coins and plaques directly to the chip bank along with the acknowledgement and chip bank copies of the Credit Slip.

   (2)  The dealer or boxperson shall place the drop box copy of the Credit Slip on the gaming table in view of the slot machine licensee’s surveillance system.

   (3)  Upon receipt of the value chips, coins and plaques from the security department employee, the chip bank cashier shall compare the chip bank copy of the Credit Request Slip with the Credit Slip. If the credit request is electronically generated in accordance with subsection (e), the chip bank cashier shall compare the Credit Slip with the electronically generated credit request. The chip bank cashier shall then sign the acknowledgement and chip bank copies of the Credit Slip attesting to the accuracy of the credit.

   (4)  After transporting the acknowledgement copy of the Credit Slip back to the gaming table from which the value chips, coins and plaques were removed, the security department employee shall observe the immediate placement by the dealer or boxperson of the drop box copy of the Credit Request Slip, if applicable, and the drop box and acknowledgement copies of the Credit Slip into the drop box.

   (5)  The chip bank copies of the Credit Request Slip, if applicable, and Credit Slip shall be maintained together by the chip bank cashier until forwarded to the finance department.

 (o)  All parts of voided Credit Slips, chip bank copies of Credit Request Slips, if applicable, and the chip bank copies of the Credit Slips that are maintained and controlled in conformity with subsection (n), shall be forwarded to the finance department for agreement, on a daily basis, with:

   (1)  The drop box copies of the Credit Request Slips, if applicable, and the drop box and acknowledgement copies of the Credit Slips removed from the drop box on the gaming table.

   (2)  The electronically stored data and accounting copies of Credit Slips, if applicable.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  465a.39 issued and amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30), 1207, 13A02(1)—(6), 13A25, 13A62(a) and 1322.

Source

   The provisions of this §  465a.39 adopted May 11, 2012, effective May 12, 2012, 42 Pa.B. 2585; amended December 15, 2017, effective December 16, 2017, 47 Pa.B. 7563. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (362136) to (362140).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  465a.36 (relating to table inventories).



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