3772-11-42 Poker room transactions.

Games and transactions conducted in the poker room are subject to all of table game requirements of this chapter with the following exceptions:

(A) Poker table banks shall be kept at an imprest amount and any variances between the actual amount of chips and cash and the set table imprest amount shall be documented and investigated.

(B) Transfers between poker room table banks and the poker room cashier's cage shall not require a security escort.

(C) Chips or cash shall be transported between the poker table bank and the poker cashier's cage in a manner which allows for the chips or cash to be continuously observed by surveillance.

(D) Each transfer of chips between any poker room table bank and the poker room cashier's cage shall be an even exchange authorized by a poker room supervisor and evidenced by the use of a transfer slip, lammer, or sign, as specified in the internal controls. The poker dealer and poker room supervisor shall verify the amount of chips to be transferred, in accordance with rule 3772-11-19 of the Administrative Code.

(E) Each transfer of cash between any poker room table bank and the poker room cashier's cage shall be an even exchange authorized by a poker room supervisor and evidenced by the use of a transfer slip, lammer, or sign, as specified in the internal controls. The poker dealer and poker room supervisor shall verify the amount of cash to be transferred according to the following requirements:

(1) The cash shall be spread on the top of the gaming table by the dealer requesting the exchange, in full view of surveillance and the supervisor assigned to that gaming table; and

(2) The cash value amount shall be announced by the dealer in a tone of voice calculated to be heard by the supervisor assigned to that gaming table.

Replaces: 3772-11-42

Effective: 4/29/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 04/29/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3772.03
Rule Amplifies: 3772.03
Prior Effective Dates: 05/19/2012, 12/22/2012, 05/25/2013, 06/01/2014