Big changes to pull-tabs start Feb. 19

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Reminder: Your Washington Hospitality Association State Government Affairs Team helped pass Senate Bill 6357 in 2020, which increased the single chance pull-tab price from $1 to $5.

Did you know? Your State Government Affairs Team also worked with the Washington State Gambling Commission to also increase pull-tab prize limits.

These new rules for prize limits, which take effect Feb. 19, 2021, will:

  • Increase single cash prize limits from $2,500 to $5,000
  • Increase merchandise prize limits from $2,500 to $5,000
  • Increase carry-over jackpot prize limits from $5,000 to $10,000
  • Require operators to pay out a minimum of $2,500 in cash for verified prizes and to pay out the remaining balance within 24 hours
  • Offer operators the option to pay out the remainder of the balance by check
  • Require that operators have funds available to pay out all cash prizes offered