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58 Pa. Code § 815.4. Interactive gaming self-exclusion list.

§ 815.4. Interactive gaming self-exclusion list.

 (a)  The Board will maintain the official interactive gaming self-exclusion lists and notify each interactive gaming certificate holder and interactive gaming operator licensee of additions to or deletions from the lists within 5 business days of the verification of the information received under this chapter by first class mail or by transmitting the self-exclusion list electronically directly to each interactive gaming certificate holder and interactive gaming operator licensee.

 (b)  The notice provided to interactive gaming certificate holders or interactive gaming operator licensees by the Board will include all of the following information concerning a person who has been added to the interactive gaming 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, when voluntarily provided by the person requesting interactive gaming self-exclusion under section 7 of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C.A. §  552a).

   (6)  A physical description of the person that may assist in the identification of the person.

   (7)  A person requesting self-exclusion under this chapter shall upload a photo of his current valid government-issued photo identification during self-exclusion enrollment.

 (c)  The notice provided to interactive gaming certificate holders and interactive gaming operator licensees by the Board concerning a person whose name has been removed from the interactive gaming self-exclusion list will include the name and date of birth of the person.

 (d)  An interactive gaming certificate holder and interactive gaming operator licensee shall maintain a copy of the interactive gaming self-exclusion list and establish procedures to ensure that the copy of the interactive gaming self-exclusion list is updated and that all appropriate employees and agents of the interactive gaming certificate holder or interactive gaming operator are notified of any addition to or deletion from the list within 5 business days after the day notice is mailed to each interactive gaming certificate holder or interactive gaming operator or transmitted electronically under subsection (a).

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

 (g)  An interactive gaming 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 interactive gaming activity for the entire period of time that the person is on the Board’s interactive gaming self-exclusion lists.

 (h)  Winnings incurred by an interactive gaming 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 an interactive gaming self-excluded person’s interactive gaming account shall be presumed to constitute winnings subject to remittance to the Board.



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