23.16.1910A BONUS GAMES
(1) The department may approve bonus games that can be awarded to the player as a result of playing video poker, keno, bingo, or video line games under the following conditions:
(a) before a bonus game may be awarded to the player, the player must achieve a defined outcome by playing a video game authorized in Title 23, chapter 5, part 6, MCA; and
(b) the theoretical return of all bonus games must be less than 50% of the overall theoretical return for that game.
(2) Bonus games can determine any one or more of the following at no risk to the player:
(a) paytable multipliers to be applied to the award obtained in the trigger game;
(b) paytables and/or paytable multipliers for subsequent games;
(c) the number of free video games awarded as authorized in Title 23, chapter 5, part 6, MCA; or
(d) the award of credits/cash value.
(3) Video poker, keno, bingo, and video line games, authorized in Title 23, chapter 5, part 6, MCA, with or without altered play whether awarded free or for consideration, are not classified as bonus games. When subsequent games are awarded as a result of playing an authorized video poker, keno, bingo, or video line game, awards in the corresponding trigger game cannot be affected by the play of those subsequent games.
History: 23-5-115, 23-5-602, 23-5-621, MCA; IMP, 23-5-112, 23-5-602, 23-5-603, 23-5-608, 23-5-611, 23-5-621, MCA; NEW, 2005 MAR p. 1281, Eff. 7/15/05; AMD, 2011 MAR p. 1681, Eff. 1/1/12; AMD, 2018 MAR p. 1958, Eff. 10/6/18.