3772-11-01 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following words have the following meanings:

(A) "Boxperson" means an individual who supervises dice games, including craps, guards the money and chips at a long table, issues chips, and settles conflicts about the plays.

(B) "Burning cards" means a process performed by a dealer in which one or more cards are removed from the top of the deck of cards and placed in the discard pile after the cards have been cut, and a process of a dealer discarding other cards as required by the game rules.

(C) "Coloring up" means exchanging lower denomination chips for higher denomination chips.

(D) "Counterfeit chip" means any chip or chiplike objects that have not been approved pursuant to this chapter, including objects referred to as "slugs," but not coins of the United States or other nations.

(E) "Non-value chips" means chips without a value impressed, engraved, or imprinted on them.

(F) "Pit area" means the areas within a casino facility where one or more table games are open for play and where casino personnel administer and supervise the games played.

(G) "Promotional game" means a drawing, event, contest, or game in which patrons can, without giving consideration, participate or compete for the chance to win a prize or prizes of different values.

(H) "Promotional giveaway" means a promotional gift or item given by a casino operator to any person meeting the casino operator's promotional criteria, for which the person provides no consideration.

(I) "Rake" means a commission charged by the house for maintaining or dealing a game, including poker.

(J) "Table game mechanism" means a component that is critical to the operation of a table game, including a roulette wheel and an electronic add-on for the placement of wagers.

(K) "Tournament chip" shall mean a chip or chiplike object issued by a casino operator for use in tournaments at the casino operator's casino facility.

(L) "Value chips" means chips with a value impressed, engraved, or imprinted on the chips.

Effective: 05/19/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/19/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3772.03 , 3772.033
Rule Amplifies: 3772.03 , 3772.033