TITLE 86: REVENUE
CHAPTER IV: ILLINOIS GAMING BOARD
PART 3000 RIVERBOAT GAMBLING
SECTION 3000.600 WAGERING ONLY WITH ELECTRONIC CREDITS, APPROVED CHIPS, TOKENS AND ELECTRONIC CARDS


 

Section 3000.600  Wagering Only with Electronic Credits, Approved Chips, Tokens and Electronic Cards

 

a)         Except as provided in subsection (b), Riverboat Gaming Wagers may be made only with Electronic Credits, Tokens, Chips or promotional coupons issued by the holder of an Owner's license and approved by the Administrator.  All Chips, Tokens and Electronic Cards must be approved by the Administrator and purchased from the holder of an Owner's license. Chips, Tokens or Electronic Cards may only be used as set forth in the owner licensee's Internal Control System.  Promotional coupons may only be used as wagers as set forth in the Owner's licensee's Internal Control System. At the patron's option, Electronic Credits may either be used as a Wager on an Electronic Gaming Device or be withdrawn only in the form of Tokens and/or a Voucher issued from the Electronic Gaming Device.

 

b)         Riverboat Gaming Wagers may be made with Electronic Credits downloaded from an owner licensee's computer management system or acquired through the insertion of a Voucher issued by an Electronic Gaming Device authorized for wagering at a holder of an Owner's license or at the cashier cage, or acquired through insertion of a coupon redeemable for complimentary electronic credits, as set forth in the Owner licensee's Internal Control System.

 

1)         Prior to the Redemption Period, Vouchers may, at the patron's option, be:

 

A)        used to obtain electronic credits to place a wager in Electronic Gaming Devices registered with the Board;

 

B)        withdrawn only in the form of Tokens or Vouchers from the Electronic Gaming Device; or

 

C)        redeemed only for United States currency at a Voucher Validation Terminal or at the cage of a holder of an Owner's license.

 

2)         At any time prior to the Expiration Date, Vouchers may be redeemed for United States currency at the cage of a holder of an Owner's license.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 21471, effective October 29, 2014)