68 IAC 25-1-3 - Definitions

Authority: IC 4-33-4; IC 4-35-4

Affected: IC 4-33; IC 4-35

Sec. 3.

The definitions in 68 IAC 1 and the following definitions apply throughout this article:

(1) "Authorized gaming area" means the area approved and authorized by the commission to conduct limited mobile gaming.
(2) "Authorized independent gaming laboratory" has the meaning set forth in 68 IAC 2-6-1.
(3) "Cashless wagering system" or "CWS" means a host system whereby a player maintains an electronic account on the casino's host database that allows the play of MGDs through the use of a login and personal identification number (PIN).
(4) "Client terminal" means a device that is used to interact with a gaming system for the purpose of conducting server-based gaming activity. In the context of LMGS, the MGD functions as the client terminal.
(5) "Critical components" means hardware and software required to conduct limited mobile gaming. Critical components do not include the MGD acting as a display only.
(6) "Data library" has the meaning set forth in 68 IAC 2-6.5-1 and specifically refers to the software on the gaming server.
(7) "Dormant account" means a limited mobile gaming player account that has had no patron activity for a period of one (1) year.
(8) "Gaming server" means the server that contains game software and control programs. In the context of LMGS, the limited mobile gaming server functions as the gaming server.
(9) "Geo-fence" means a virtual space controlled through a short-range communications protocol such as Wi-Fi. This space corresponds to a physical area or gaming area within the casino.
(10) "GLI Standard #26" means the Gaming Laboratories International's Standard 26 - Wireless System Standards.
(11) "IT" means information technology.
(12) "Limited mobile gaming" means the placing of wagers through a wireless server-based gaming system using a computer network through which the casino licensee may offer authorized games to patrons who have established a limited mobile gaming player account with the casino licensee and who are physically present within the defined property boundaries as approved by the commission pursuant to IC 4-33-9-17 and IC 4-35-7-1.5.
(13) "Limited mobile gaming player account" means an account established by a casino licensee that a patron may use for the deposit and withdrawal of funds used for limited mobile gaming.
(14) "Limited mobile gaming system" or "LMGS" has the meaning set forth in IC 4-33-2-13.3 and IC 4-35-2-7.5.
(15) "Media access control address" or "MAC address" means a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on the physical network segment. For Wi-Fi, MAC addresses are used as a network address.
(16) "Mobile gaming device" or "MGD" has the meaning set forth in IC 4-33-2-13.5 and IC 4-35-2-7.7.
(17) "Peer-to-peer gaming" means gaming in which patrons compete against one another.
(18) "Server-based gaming" means gaming activity conducted via a client terminal where the outcome of a game is determined by a random number generator maintained on a server.
(19) "Server-based gaming system" or "SBGS" means hardware, software, and communications that make up a system utilized for the purpose of offering electronic versions of authorized casino games where material aspects of game functionality occur at the server level.
(20) "System administrator" means the IT department personnel responsible for the administration of the LMGS.
(21) "Technology provider" means the vendor, supplier, or manufacturer of one (1) or more components of an LMGS.
(22) "Verification" means a method used by a gaming system or device to verify the validity of software of critical components.
(23) "Wi-Fi" means wireless fidelity which serves as the communication backbone for a wireless network.


68 IAC 25-1-3
Indiana Gaming Commission; 68 IAC 25-1-3; filed 1/7/2016, 8:21 a.m.: 20160203-IR-068150084FRA Readopted filed 10/17/2022, 11:45 a.m.: 20221116-IR-068220276RFA

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