3772-10-01 Definitions.

As used in rules adopted by the Commission, the following words have the following meaning:

(A) "Accounting department" means the casino operator's internal department that is responsible for all financial, accounting, and revenue and gaming audit activities.

(B) "Asset number" means a unique number assigned to electronic gaming equipment by a casino operator for the purpose of tracking the electronic gaming equipment.

(C) "Bill validator" means an electronic device designed to interface with electronic gaming equipment for the purpose of accepting and validating any combination of United States currency, gaming tickets, coupons, or other instruments authorized by the commission.

(D) "Bill validator canister" means a mechanical or electronic device designed to interface with electronic gaming equipment for the purpose of storing any combination of United States currency, gaming tickets, coupons, or other instruments authorized by the commission.

(E) "Cash equivalents" means instruments with a value equal to United States currency or coin, including certified checks, cashier's checks, traveler's checks, money orders, gaming tickets, and coupons.

(F) "Cashier's cage" means the commission approved secured rooms in which cashiers conduct transactions associated with gaming.

(G) "Complimentary" means any lodging, service, or item that is provided directly or indirectly to an individual at no cost or at a reduced cost and that is not generally available to the public. This term shall include lodging provided to a person at a reduced price due to the anticipated or actual gaming activities of that person. Group rates, including convention and government rates, shall be deemed generally available to the public.

(H) "Count room" means a secured room with access controlled by two separate casino departments where the proceeds from gaming are counted by the count team.

(I) "Currency counter" means a device that counts currency and tickets.

(J) "Critical program storage media" and "CPSM" mean any media storage device that contains data, files, or programs and is determined by the commission to be capable of affecting the integrity of gaming.

(K) "Drop" means the total amount of money, tickets, and coupons removed from any slot machine, table game, or redemption kiosk.

(L) "Imprest" means the basis on which the operating funds of cashiers are maintained.

The opening and closing values shall be equal, and any difference shall result in a variance. The funds may be replenished as needed in exactly the value of the net of expenditures made from the funds for value received.

(M) "Incompatible functions" means functions or duties that place any person or department in a position to perpetuate and conceal errors, fraudulent or otherwise.

(N) "Main bank" means the location in the casino where acts that include the following are performed:

(1) Transactions for recording currency, coin, tokens, cash equivalents, and negotiable instruments;

(2) Preparation of bank deposits;

(3) Acceptance of currency from the count room; and

(4) Reconciliation of all cage transactions.

(O) "Trolley" means a wheeled apparatus used for the secured transport of the contents of the drop.

(P) "Unclaimed winnings" means gaming winnings that are held by the casino operator as a liability to a patron until that patron is paid.

Replaces: 3772-10-01

Effective: 5/27/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/27/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3772.03
Rule Amplifies: 3772.03 , 3772.033
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1//2012