§ 461a.21. Server based slot systems.

 (a)  The following terms, when used in this section, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Server based slot machine—A slot machine accessing a server based slot system.

   Slot machine server—A computer configured to:

     (i)   Receive, store, authenticate and download to server supported slot machines Board-approved slot machine games and other approved software. A slot machine server may also be used to effect changes in a server supported slot machine’s configuration.

     (ii)   Receive, store and authenticate Board-approved slot machine games and other approved software for use on server based slot machines.

   Server based slot system—A system comprised of one or more server based slot machines connected to a server based slot machine server and its ancillary computer network for the purpose of facilitating access by a server based slot machine to Board-approved slot machine games and other approved software residing on the server based slot machine server.

 (b)  A slot machine licensee may utilize a server based slot system that has been tested and approved by the Board under §  461a.4 (relating to submission for testing and approval).

 (c)  A server based slot system must comply with the act, this subpart and technical standards on server based slot systems adopted by the Board and published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and posted on the Board’s web site.

 (d)  Results from the play or operation of a server based slot machine must be determined solely by the server based slot machine server and not by the individual server based slot machine.

 (e)  Prior to utilizing a server based slot system, a slot machine licensee shall establish a system of internal controls applicable to the server based slot system. 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 must address the integrity, security and control of its server based slot system.



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