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58 Pa. Code § 513a.3. Responsibilities of licensees, permittees, registrants and certification holders.

§ 513a.3. Responsibilities of licensees, permittees, registrants and certification holders.

 (a)  A person holding a license, permit, certification or registration issued by the Board is prohibited from permitting or enabling an individual to engage in conduct that violates §  513a.2(a), (b), (c) or (d) (relating to exclusion requirements).

 (b)  The slot machine licensee shall train its employees and establish procedures to:

   (1)  Identify and remove individuals who are less than 21 years of age and not otherwise authorized to be in the licensed facility as provided in §  513a.2(a).

   (2)  Immediately notify the casino compliance representatives at the licensed facility and the Pennsylvania State Police when an individual less than 21 years of age is discovered on the gaming floor, in areas off the gaming floor where gaming activity is conducted or engaging in gaming related activities.

   (3)  Refuse wagers from and deny gaming privileges to an individual less than 21 years of age.

   (4)  Deny check cashing privileges, player club memberships, extensions of credit, complementary goods and services, junket participation, and other similar privileges and benefits to an individual less than 21 years of age.

   (5)  Ensure that individuals less than 21 years of age do not receive, either from the slot machine licensee or an agent thereof, junket solicitations, targeted mailing, telemarketing promotions, player club membership materials or other promotional materials relating to gaming activities.

 (c)  Slot machine licensees shall establish procedures to prevent violations of this chapter and submit a copy of the procedures to the Director of OCPG 30 days prior to initiation of gaming activities at the licensed facility. A slot machine licensee will be notified in writing of any deficiencies in the plan and may submit revisions to the plan to the Director of OCPG. The slot machine licensee may not commence operations until the Director of OCPG approves its procedures. Amendments to these procedures must be submitted to and approved by the Director of OCPG prior to implementation.

 (d)  A slot machine licensee may be subject to Board imposed administrative sanctions if a person engages in conduct that violates §  513a.2(a), (b), (c) or (d) at its licensed facility. Under §  513a.2(e), winnings obtained by a slot machine licensee from or held on account of a person under 21 years of age shall be remitted to the Board to support compulsive and problem gambling programs of the Board.

 (e)  A person holding a license, permit, registration or certification issued by the Board who violates a provision of this chapter may be held jointly or severally liable for the violation.


   The provisions of this §  513a.3 amended under the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development and Gaming Act, 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(15) and (30), 1207(2), (5), (8) and (9), 1212, 13A02(2), 13A26(c), 1509, 1516, 1518(a)(13) and 1602.


   The provisons of this §  513a.3 amended November 7, 2014, effective November 8, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 7057. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (363730).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  501a.2 (relating to compulsive and problem gambling plan); 58 Pa. Code §  513a.4 (relating to signage requirements); and 58 Pa. Code §  814a.3 (relating to compulsive and problem gambling plan).

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