§ 461a.22. Automated jackpot payout machines.

 (a)  A slot machine licensee may utilize an automated jackpot payout machine that has been tested and approved by the Board under §  461a.4 (relating to submission for testing and approval).

 (b)  An automated jackpot payout machine must have a label on the top of the automated jackpot payout machine and on the front of the automated jackpot payout machine that displays the asset number of the automated jackpot payout machine. The labels must have white lettering on a black background or other color combination approved by the Bureau of Gaming Operations, may not be easily removed and must be easily visible to the surveillance department. The label on the top of the automated jackpot payout machine must be at least 1.5 inches by 5.5 inches and the label on the front of the automated jackpot payout machine must be at least 1 inch by 2.5 inches or other sizes approved by the Bureau of Gaming Operations.

 (c)  An automated jackpot payout machine must comply with the act, this subpart and technical standards on automated jackpot payout machines adopted by the Board and published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and posted on the Board’s web site.

 (d)  Prior to commencing use of an automated jackpot payout machine, a slot machine licensee shall establish a comprehensive system of internal controls addressing the payment of jackpot payouts utilizing an automated jackpot payout machine and the distribution of currency or coin, or both, to the machines. The internal controls shall be submitted to, and approved by the Board under §  465a.2 (relating to internal control systems and audit protocols).

 (e)  An automated jackpot payout machine must have, at a minimum, the following:

   (1)  One lock securing the outer cabinet housing the operating components of the automated jackpot payout machine, the currency cassettes and the coin storage container. The key to the lock securing the outer cabinet shall be controlled by the slot operations or security department.

   (2)  One lock securing the compartment housing the currency cassettes, the key to which shall be controlled by the finance department.

 (f)  An automated jackpot payout machine must be designed to resist forced illegal entry.

 (g)  An automated jackpot payout machine’s currency cassettes must be designed to preclude access to the interior of the currency cassettes. Access to each currency cassette shall be controlled by the finance department.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  461a.22 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30), 1207(3), (5) and (7), 1321 and 1322.

Source

   The provisions of this §  461a.22 amended October 10, 2008, effective October 11, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 5652; amended August 28, 2009, effective August 30, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 5125; amended September 25, 2009, effective September 26, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 5562; amended February 26, 2010, effective February 27, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 1082. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (345630) to (345631).



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