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(1) A card dealer license issued by the department will contain the licensee's:

(a) photograph;

(b) first name, middle initial, and last name; and

(c) assigned license number and expiration date.

(2) Card dealer licenses expire according to the following schedule:

(a) card dealers holding valid licenses on March 16, 2019, retain their expiration; and

(b) card dealer licenses issued or renewed after March 16, 2019, will expire on June 30 of each year.

(3) A card dealer on duty in a licensed gambling premises:

(a) must wear and display in a prominent manner a valid card dealer license issued to the card dealer; and

(b) must comply with any player's or law enforcement officer's request to inspect the dealer's license.

(4) A card dealer's license is nontransferable and may not be worn or displayed by any person other than the named licensee. In the case of a violation of this rule:

(a) a federal, state, or local law enforcement officer charged with the responsibility of investigating gambling activities may seize an expired license or a license displayed by anyone other than the named licensee;

(b) any confiscated card dealer license must be sent to the department along with a report detailing the circumstances of the seizure; and

(c) upon receipt of a confiscated card dealer license and the accompanying report, the department must immediately begin an investigation into the circumstances for the purposes of determining whether a violation of Title 23, chapter 5, MCA, or these rules occurred.


History: 23-5-115, MCA; IMP, 23-5-308, MCA; EMERG, NEW, 1990 MAR p. 286, Eff. 2/9/90; AMD, 1991 MAR p. 1942, Eff. 10/18/91; AMD, 2002 MAR p. 2441, Eff. 9/13/02; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 302, Eff. 3/16/19.

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