§ 461a.19. Remote system access.

 (a)  In emergency situations or as an element of technical support, an employee of a licensed manufacturer may perform analysis of, or render technical support with regard to, a slot machine licensee’s slot monitoring system, casino management system, player tracking system, external bonusing system, cashless funds transfer system, wide area progressive system, gaming voucher system or other Board-approved system from a remote location.

 (b)  Remote system access shall be performed in accordance with technical standards on remote system access under §  461b.5 (relating to remote computer access).

 (c)  Prior to granting remote system access, a slot machine licensee shall establish a system of internal controls applicable to remote system access. The internal controls shall be submitted to and approved by the Board under §  465a.2 (relating to internal control systems and audit protocols). The internal control procedures submitted by the slot machine licensee shall be designed to protect the physical integrity of the systems listed in subsection (a) and the related data and be capable of limiting the remote access to the system or systems requiring technical support.


   The provisions of this §  461a.19 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30), 1207(3), (5), (9) and (11) and 1322.


   The provisions of this §  461a.19 amended May 14, 2010, effective May 15, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 2535. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (345628) and (348393).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  461a.20 (relating to server supported slot systems).

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