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58 Pa. Code § 830a.7. Multiuse computing device and gaming platform requirements.

§ 830a.7. Multiuse computing device and gaming platform requirements.

 (a)  A multiuse computing device must:

   (1)  Be located and accessible to eligible passengers only in an airport gaming area.

   (2)  Allow an eligible passenger to play an authorized interactive game. To ensure the multiuse computing device is operated only by an eligible passenger, the device shall provide for verification of age and passenger status through automated means on the device, unless otherwise approved by the Board.

   (3)  Be approved by the Board.

   (4)  Communicate with a server that is in a location approved by the Board.

   (5)  Have the capability of providing all necessary reports for calculation of gross interactive airport gaming revenue as required by the Department.

   (6)  Be tethered or otherwise secured in a manner to prevent removal from the airport gaming area.

   (7)  Offer a player additional functions which includes Internet browsing, the capability of checking flight status, and ordering food or beverages.

     (i)   An interactive gaming certificate holder, interactive gaming operator or concession operator may restrict access to other interactive gaming web sites in the Internet browsing function on the multiuse computing device.

     (ii)   An interactive gaming certificate holder, interactive gaming operator or concession operator shall not, acting directly or indirectly in concert with an airport authority or other entity, restrict access to other interactive gaming web sites on public wireless Internet offered to persons at a qualified airport.

   (8)  Be equipped with software or a program that would allow an authorized onsite interactive gaming employee to temporarily disable the device or terminate an interactive gaming session.

 (b)  The interactive gaming system and interactive gaming platform used to conduct interactive gaming through the use of multiuse computing gaming devices at a qualified airport shall be subject to the requirements set forth in Chapters 809a and 810a (relating to interactive gaming platform requirements; and interactive gaming testing and controls) as they relate to the conduct of interactive gaming through the use of multiuse computing devices.

 (c)  The interactive gaming system and interactive gaming platform used to conduct interactive gaming through the use of multiuse computing devices by eligible passengers at a qualified airport shall not be subject to the requirement of §  809a.7 (relating to geolocation requirements).



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