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58 Pa. Code § 467a.1. Gaming floor plan.

§ 467a.1. Gaming floor plan.

 (a)  Prior to the commencement of gaming operations, the holder of a slot machine license shall submit to the Board an initial floor plan of its gaming floor and the restricted areas servicing slot and table game operations. A licensee shall submit with its renewal application an up to date floor plan. Initial floor plans and floor plans submitted with a licensee’s renewal application shall be drawn to 1/8 inch scale, unless another scale is approved by the Board, and certified by an architect licensed to practice in this Commonwealth. Revised gaming floor plans, which are submitted in accordance with subsection (d), may be submitted electronically, unless otherwise requested by Board staff, provided there is sufficient detail when enlarged to read the information in the electronic submission. A floor plan must depict all of the following:

   (1)  The gaming floor with notations as to:

     (i)   Proposed total square footage.

     (ii)   The perimeter of the gaming floor.

     (iii)   A clearly delineated route for underage individuals to access areas adjacent to the gaming floor.

     (iv)   Designated smoking and nonsmoking areas.

   (2)  Each slot machine area and table game pit on the gaming floor and each slot machine and table game located within each slot machine area and table game pit. Slot machine and table game locations shall be identified by number in accordance with §  463a.3 (relating to slot machine, electronic wagering terminals and fully automated electronic gaming table location on the gaming floor).

   (3)  The number of slot machines and table games on the gaming floor in compliance with sections 1210 and 13A11(b) of the act (relating to number of slot machines; and authorization to conduct table games), in total and by slot area or table game pit.

   (4)  Each slot machine or table game seat on the gaming floor.

   (5)  Each surveillance camera installed in compliance with §  465a.9(a) (relating to surveillance system; surveillance department control, surveillance department restrictions), noting its type and camera number.

   (6)  The main cage and any satellite cage, inclusive of each cage window and window number, ancillary offices and areas.

   (7)  Each count room and any trolley storage area.

   (8)  Each automated bill breaker, gaming voucher redemption, coupon redemption and jackpot payout machine.

   (9)  Each automated teller machine.

   (10)  Each area designated for the storage or repair of slot machines, table games or table game equipment.

   (11)  Vault and armored car bay locations.

   (12)  Additional documentation requested by the Board or Board staff relating to the floor plan for the gaming floor.

 (b)  A slot machine licensee may not commence slot or table game operations until the initial floor plan depicting its gaming floor and all restricted areas servicing slot and table game operations has been approved by the Board. The approval by the Board will expressly authorize:

   (1)  The maximum square footage of gaming floor.

   (2)  The maximum number of slot machines and table games which may be operated by the slot machine licensee.

 (c)  Requests for changes to the approved floor plan which will increase or decrease the square footage of the gaming floor by more than 10%, decrease the number of slot machines on the gaming floor by more than 2% or the number of table games on the gaming floor by more than 10% require Board approval and must be submitted to the Board as a petition under §  493a.4 (relating to petitions generally). Requests for all other changes to the gaming floor, including a request to increase the number of slot machines or table games or change the type of table games offered, shall be submitted in writing to the Board’s Executive Director for approval. The approval of the Board or the Executive Director may include conditions that shall be met by the slot machine licensee prior to the commencement of operations.

 (d)  A petition or request for changes to the gaming floor must, at a minimum, include:

   (1)  A narrative description of the proposed changes.

   (2)  A revised floor plan, in accordance with subsection (a), if requested by the Board or Board staff.

   (3)  A gaming floor reconfiguration checklist.

   (4)  The table game pit number or slot machine area and the proposed configuration of any table game pit or slot machine area affected.

   (5)  The type, location and table number of any gaming table affected.

   (6)  The proposed amendments, if any, to the standard or alternative staffing levels required under §  465a.35 (relating to personnel assigned to the operation and conduct of table games).

   (7)  The proposed amendments, if any, to surveillance required under §  465a.9.

   (8)  An estimated timetable for the completion of the proposed changes.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  467a.1 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30), 1207, 13A02(1)—(6), 13A25, 13A62(a) and 1322.

Source

   The provisions of this §  467a.1 amended December 12, 2008, effective December 13, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 6749; amended May 14, 2010, effective May 15, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 2535; amended 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 (362149) to (362150) and (370373).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  463a.3 (relating to slot machine, electronic wagering terminal and fully automated electronic gaming table location on the gaming floor); 58 Pa. Code §  467a.2 (relating to commencement of slot and table game operations generally) and 58 Pa. Code §  637a.7 (relating to Poker overview; general dealing procedures for all types of Poker).



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