3772-11-08 Compliance with law; prohibited activities.

(A) Each casino operator shall not:

(1) Permit the use of any table game or associated table game equipment that could have been marked, tampered with, or otherwise placed in a condition or operated in a manner that might affect the normal game play and its payouts;

(2) Permit known cheating;

(3) Permit any cheating device to remain in or upon any casino facility;

(4) Conducting, carry on, operate, or deal any cheating or thieving game or device on the casino facility premises;

(5) Permit any gambling device that tends to alter the normal random selection of criteria that determines the results of the game or deceives the public in any way to remain in or upon any casino facility; or

(6) Permit a patron to possess any calculator, computer, or other electronic, electrical, or mechanical device at any table game that meets any of the following conditions:

(a) Assists in projecting the outcome of a game;

(b) Keeps track of cards that have been dealt;

(c) Keeps track of changing probabilities; or

(d) Keeps track of playing strategies being utilized, except as permitted by the commission.

(B) A person who, without the assistance of another person or without the use of a physical aid or device of any kind, uses the person's own ability to keep track of the value of cards played and uses predictions formed as a result of the tracking information in their playing and betting strategy shall not be considered to be in violation of commission rules.

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