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58 Pa. Code § 503a.3. Casino self-exclusion list.

§ 503a.3. Casino self-exclusion list.

 (a)  The Board will maintain the official casino self-exclusion list and will make all necessary additions or deletions of individuals removed from the list under §  503a.5 (relating to removal from casino self-exclusion list) within 5 business days of the verification of the information received under §  503a.2 (relating to request for casino self-exclusion) and shall make the casino self-exclusion list available to slot machine licensees electronically by means of the Board’s self-exclusion system.

 (b)  The information made available to slot machine licensees by means of the Board’s self-exclusion system will include the following information concerning a person who has been added to the casino self-exclusion list:

   (1)  Name, including any aliases or nicknames.

   (2)  Date of birth.

   (3)  Address of current residence.

   (4)  Telephone number.

   (5)  Social Security number, or the last 4 digits of the individual’s Social Security Number, when voluntarily provided in accordance with section 7 of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C.A. §  552a).

   (6)  Physical description of the person, including height, gender, hair color, eye color and other physical characteristic, that may assist in the identification of the person.

   (7)  A copy of the photograph taken by the Board or submitted electronically under §  503a.2(h) and (i).

 (c)  The information made available to slot machine licensees by the Board concerning a person whose name has been removed from the casino self-exclusion list will include the name and date of birth of the person.

 (d)  A slot machine licensee shall maintain a copy of the casino self-exclusion list and establish procedures to ensure that the copy of the casino self-exclusion list is updated at least every 2 business days with the information made available to slot machine licensees by means of the Board’s self-exclusion system and that all appropriate employees and agents of the slot machine licensee are notified of the additions to or deletions from the list.

 (e)  Information furnished to or obtained by the Board under this chapter will be deemed confidential and will not be disclosed except in accordance with this chapter.

 (f)  Slot machine licensees, employees or agents thereof may not disclose the name of, or any information about, a person who has requested casino self-exclusion to anyone other than employees and agents of the slot machine licensee whose duties and functions require access to the information. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a slot machine licensee may disclose the identity of a casino self-excluded person to appropriate employees of other slot machine licensees in this Commonwealth or affiliated gaming entities in other jurisdictions for the limited purpose of assisting in the proper administration of responsible gaming programs.

 (g)  A casino self-excluded person may not collect in any manner or in any proceeding any winnings or recover any losses arising as a result of any gaming activity for the entire period of time that the person is on the Board’s casino self-exclusion list.

 (h)  Winnings incurred by a casino self-excluded person shall be remitted to the Board to support compulsive and problem gambling programs of the Board.

 (i)  For the purposes of this section, winnings issued to, found on or about, or redeemed by a casino self-excluded person shall be subject to remittance to the Board.


   The provisions of this §  503a.3 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30), 13A02(1) and (2) and 1516(a) and (b).


   The provisions of this §  503a.3 amended May 28, 2021, effective May 29, 2021, 51 Pa.B. 2966. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (375148) to (375149).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  501a.3 (relating to employee training program); and 58 Pa. Code §  503a.4 (relating to duties of slot machine licensees).


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