Authority: IC 4-33-4; IC 4-35-4
Affected: IC 4-33; IC 4-35
(a) This rule
applies to casino licensees.
The following definitions apply throughout this rule:
"Gaming occupational licensee" means an
occupational licensee that is:
involved in dealing a game; or
assisting with the direct operation of a gambling game.
"Nongaming employee" means an
occupational licensee or other casino employee who is not:
(A) actively involved in dealing a game;
(B) assisting with the direct
operation of a gambling game.
"Tip count team" means a team comprised
of at least two (2) individuals. The individuals making up the tip count team
(A) one (1) dealer and one (1) casino
(B) two (2) casino
cage cashiers; or
(C) other job
titles as specified in the casino licensee's internal controls.
(c) Gaming occupational
licensees may accept chips as a tip or gratuity only in accordance with this
The casino licensee or
casino license applicant shall establish policies for the acceptance of tips
and gratuities for gaming occupational licensees and nongaming employees. These
policies shall include, at a minimum, the following requirements:
(1) No gaming occupational licensee shall
accept currency as a tip or gratuity.
(2) No casino gambling operation key person
or occupational licensee who serves in a supervisory position shall solicit or
accept tips or gratuities from a patron.
(3) No casino employee shall solicit any tip
(4) No portion of a
winning tip bet is allowed to remain in action. All tip bets won shall be shown
to the surveillance camera and then immediately placed in the tip box by the
(5) Any other policies
deemed necessary by the executive director of the commission to ensure
compliance with IC 4-33, IC 4-35, and this title.
(e) A patron may pay for food and beverages
with chips purchased or won by the patron. Chips received as payment for food
and beverages shall be redeemed in accordance with section 4 of this rule.