(A) Unless otherwise authorized by the executive director, each casino operator shall have a primary set of value chips, a separate secondary set of value chips, a primary set of non-value chips, and a non-value chip reserve, which shall conform to the color and design specifications set forth in this chapter. An approved secondary set of value chips and reserve non-value chips shall be placed into active play when the primary set of value chips or non-value chips is removed.
(B) The secondary set of value chips shall have different secondary colors than the primary set for all denominations of twenty-five dollars and higher.
(C) Each casino operator shall have a non-value chip reserve for each color utilized in the casino facility with a design insert or symbol different from those non-value chips comprising the primary set.
(D) The casino operator shall remove the primary set of gaming chips from active play if at least one of the following conditions are met:
(1) A determination is made by the casino operator that the casino facility is receiving a significant number of counterfeit chips;
(2) Any impropriety or defect in the utilization of the primary set of chips makes removal of the primary set necessary; or
(3) The executive director orders the removal because of security or integrity.
(E) If the primary set of chips is removed from active play, the casino operator shall immediately notify a commission gaming agent of the reason for this occurrence.