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Healthy and Safe Communities

Last Updated: 07/14/2021

Enforce the law

Strategy: Enforce the law

Agency: 117 - Washington State Gambling Commission

A001 - Gambling Licensing, Background and Financial Investigations

Investigate and ensure that only qualified applicants participate in gambling activities and the funding for gambling activities are from legitimate sources.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 26.0 26.0 26.0
884 - Gambling Revolving Account
Non-Appropriated 3,343,000 3,453,000 6,796,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 26.0 26.0 26.0
GFS
Other 3,343,000.0 3,453,000.0 6,796,000.0
Totals 3,343,000.0 3,453,000.0 6,796,000.0

002461 - Percentage of Licenses Issued Each Quarter

The Percentage of new and renewal, individual and organizational licenses issued each month.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 101% 99%
2015-17 Q2 101% 99%
2015-17 Q3 99% 99%
2015-17 Q4 100% 99%
2015-17 Q5 100% 99%
2015-17 Q6 101% 99%
2015-17 Q7 97% 99%
2015-17 Q8 102% 99%
2017-19 Q1 0% 99%
2017-19 Q2 0% 99%
2017-19 Q3 0% 99%
2017-19 Q4 0% 99%
2017-19 Q5 0% 99%
2017-19 Q6 0% 99%
2017-19 Q7 0% 99%
2017-19 Q8 0% 99%

002462 - Percentage of New Applications Withdrawn, Denied, or Administratively Closed in a Quarter

The percentage of new individual or organizational applications withdrawn, denied or administratively closed in a quarter.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 2 2
2015-17 Q2 2 2
2015-17 Q3 4 2
2015-17 Q4 2 2
2015-17 Q5 5 2
2015-17 Q6 3 2
2015-17 Q7 1 2
2015-17 Q8 2 2
2017-19 Q1 0 2
2017-19 Q2 0 2
2017-19 Q3 0 2
2017-19 Q4 0 2
2017-19 Q5 0 2
2017-19 Q6 0 2
2017-19 Q7 0 2
2017-19 Q8 0 2

002463 - Number of Licenses Revoked or Surrendered Due to Criminal History in a Quarter

The percentage of new individual or organizational licenses revoked or surrendered due to criminal history in a quarter.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 2 7
2015-17 Q2 3 7
2015-17 Q3 4 7
2015-17 Q4 7 7
2015-17 Q5 1 7
2015-17 Q6 4 7
2015-17 Q7 6 7
2015-17 Q8 7 7
2017-19 Q1 0 7
2017-19 Q2 0 7
2017-19 Q3 0 7
2017-19 Q4 0 7
2017-19 Q5 0 7
2017-19 Q6 0 7
2017-19 Q7 0 7
2017-19 Q8 0 7

002464 - Number of Applications Withdrawn or Denied Due to Criminal History in a Quarter.

The number of new individual or organizational applications that are withdrawn or denied due to criminal history in a quarter.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 8 14
2015-17 Q2 19 14
2015-17 Q3 26 14
2015-17 Q4 16 14
2015-17 Q5 24 14
2015-17 Q6 13 14
2015-17 Q7 17 14
2015-17 Q8 23 14
2017-19 Q1 0 14
2017-19 Q2 0 14
2017-19 Q3 0 14
2017-19 Q4 0 14
2017-19 Q5 0 14
2017-19 Q6 0 14
2017-19 Q7 0 14
2017-19 Q8 0 14

002465 - Percentage of applications received electronically

The percentage of new and renewal individual and organizational applications received online rather than in paper form.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 53% 35%
2015-17 Q2 66% 35%
2015-17 Q3 62% 35%
2015-17 Q4 61% 35%
2015-17 Q5 64% 35%
2015-17 Q6 61% 35%
2015-17 Q7 66% 35%
2015-17 Q8 68% 35%
2017-19 Q1 0% 35%
2017-19 Q2 0% 35%
2017-19 Q3 0% 35%
2017-19 Q4 0% 35%
2017-19 Q5 0% 35%
2017-19 Q6 0% 35%
2017-19 Q7 0% 35%
2017-19 Q8 0% 35%

002876 - Percentage of applications approved (Total approved applications / Total applications received)

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 105% 100%
2017-19 Q2 95% 100%
2017-19 Q3 96% 100%
2017-19 Q4 94% 100%
2017-19 Q5 93% 100%
2017-19 Q6 100% 100%
2017-19 Q7 91% 100%
2017-19 Q8 94% 100%
2019-21 Q1 0% 0%
2019-21 Q2 0% 0%
2019-21 Q3 0% 0%
2019-21 Q4 0% 0%
2019-21 Q5 0% 0%
2019-21 Q6 0% 0%
2019-21 Q7 0% 0%
2019-21 Q8 0% 0%

002878 - Number of new applicants who don't qualify; withdrew; or submitted an incomplete application

The Number of new applicants who don't qualify; withdrew; or submitted an incomplete application
Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 36 40
2017-19 Q2 40 40
2017-19 Q3 50 40
2017-19 Q4 35 40
2017-19 Q5 36 40
2017-19 Q6 20 40
2017-19 Q7 16 40
2017-19 Q8 41 40
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

002879 - Number of licensees who no longer qualify (License is revoked or surrendered)

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 12 5
2017-19 Q2 10 5
2017-19 Q3 7 5
2017-19 Q4 15 5
2017-19 Q5 16 5
2017-19 Q6 19 5
2017-19 Q7 13 5
2017-19 Q8 21 5
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

A002 - Regulatory Enforcement

Ensure gambling activities are operated legally and honestly by conducting proactive inspections.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 38.3 38.1 38.2
884 - Gambling Revolving Account
Non-Appropriated 4,911,000 5,072,000 9,983,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 38.3 38.1 38.2
GFS
Other 4,911,000.0 5,072,000.0 9,983,000.0
Totals 4,911,000.0 5,072,000.0 9,983,000.0

000345 - Inspections at licensed premises

Percentage of scheduled compliance inspections conducted at licensed premises by the Washington State Gambling Commission.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 68% 100%
2015-17 Q2 71% 100%
2015-17 Q3 60% 100%
2015-17 Q4 63% 100%
2015-17 Q5 54% 100%
2015-17 Q6 55% 100%
2015-17 Q7 39% 100%
2015-17 Q8 34% 100%
2017-19 Q1 0% 100%
2017-19 Q2 0% 100%
2017-19 Q3 0% 100%
2017-19 Q4 0% 100%
2017-19 Q5 0% 100%
2017-19 Q6 0% 100%
2017-19 Q7 0% 100%
2017-19 Q8 0% 100%

000347 - Underage Compliance

Percentage of underage compliance visits resulting in a violation.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 0% 14%
2015-17 Q2 0% 14%
2015-17 Q3 0% 14%
2015-17 Q4 0% 14%
2015-17 Q5 0% 14%
2015-17 Q6 0% 14%
2015-17 Q7 0% 14%
2015-17 Q8 0% 14%
2017-19 Q1 0% 14%
2017-19 Q2 0% 14%
2017-19 Q3 0% 14%
2017-19 Q4 0% 14%
2017-19 Q5 0% 14%
2017-19 Q6 0% 14%
2017-19 Q7 0% 14%
2017-19 Q8 0% 14%

000349 - Inspections with material violations

Percentage of inspections performed resulting in a case report being issued.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 16% 13%
2015-17 Q2 12% 13%
2015-17 Q3 33% 13%
2015-17 Q4 44% 13%
2015-17 Q5 42% 13%
2015-17 Q6 23% 13%
2015-17 Q7 38% 13%
2015-17 Q8 40% 13%
2017-19 Q1 0% 13%
2017-19 Q2 0% 13%
2017-19 Q3 0% 13%
2017-19 Q4 0% 13%
2017-19 Q5 0% 13%
2017-19 Q6 0% 13%
2017-19 Q7 0% 13%
2017-19 Q8 0% 13%

002882 - Percentage of Inspections in compliance.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 95% 100%
2017-19 Q2 93% 100%
2017-19 Q3 90% 100%
2017-19 Q4 88% 100%
2017-19 Q5 90% 100%
2017-19 Q6 89% 100%
2017-19 Q7 90% 100%
2017-19 Q8 88% 100%
2019-21 Q1 0% 0%
2019-21 Q2 0% 0%
2019-21 Q3 0% 0%
2019-21 Q4 0% 0%
2019-21 Q5 0% 0%
2019-21 Q6 0% 0%
2019-21 Q7 0% 0%
2019-21 Q8 0% 0%

002883 - Percentage of re-inspections that result in compliance.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 40% 100%
2017-19 Q2 67% 100%
2017-19 Q3 38% 100%
2017-19 Q4 63% 100%
2017-19 Q5 136% 100%
2017-19 Q6 74% 100%
2017-19 Q7 90% 100%
2017-19 Q8 93% 100%
2019-21 Q1 0% 0%
2019-21 Q2 0% 0%
2019-21 Q3 0% 0%
2019-21 Q4 0% 0%
2019-21 Q5 0% 0%
2019-21 Q6 0% 0%
2019-21 Q7 0% 0%
2019-21 Q8 0% 0%

A003 - Tribal-State Compact Negotiation, Regulation Program, and Investigations

In cooperation with the tribes, compacts are negotiated so that gambling is conducted legally and honestly. The Commission provides training, testing of gambling equipment, licensing, certification, regulation and investigations.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 26.0 26.0 26.0
884 - Gambling Revolving Account
Non-Appropriated 3,343,000 3,453,000 6,796,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 26.0 26.0 26.0
GFS
Other 3,343,000.0 3,453,000.0 6,796,000.0
Totals 3,343,000.0 3,453,000.0 6,796,000.0

000350 - Compliance Visits at Tribal Casinos

Number of compliance visits conducted at tribal casinos by the Washington State Gambling Commission.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 224 218
2015-17 Q2 225 218
2015-17 Q3 252 218
2015-17 Q4 190 218
2015-17 Q5 194 218
2015-17 Q6 181 218
2015-17 Q7 206 218
2015-17 Q8 218 218
2017-19 Q1 203 195
2017-19 Q2 152 195
2017-19 Q3 253 195
2017-19 Q4 229 195
2017-19 Q5 168 195
2017-19 Q6 230 195
2017-19 Q7 215 195
2017-19 Q8 235 195
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

000352 - New equipment found out of compliance

Percentage of new gambling equipment submissions found out of compliance.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 2% 10%
2015-17 Q2 2% 10%
2015-17 Q3 7% 10%
2015-17 Q4 5% 10%
2015-17 Q5 0% 10%
2015-17 Q6 4% 10%
2015-17 Q7 11% 10%
2015-17 Q8 4% 10%
2017-19 Q1 0% 10%
2017-19 Q2 0% 10%
2017-19 Q3 0% 10%
2017-19 Q4 0% 10%
2017-19 Q5 0% 10%
2017-19 Q6 0% 10%
2017-19 Q7 0% 10%
2017-19 Q8 0% 10%

002466 - Percentage of Tribal Lottery System submissions testing completed within required time frames.

Measures the percentage of total Tribal Lottery System submissions received during the reporting period which did not result in an approval or disapproval finding within the time limits mandated by the Tribal/State compact.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 94% 100%
2015-17 Q2 91% 100%
2015-17 Q3 94% 100%
2015-17 Q4 89% 100%
2015-17 Q5 97% 100%
2015-17 Q6 97% 100%
2015-17 Q7 100% 100%
2015-17 Q8 100% 100%
2017-19 Q1 0% 100%
2017-19 Q2 0% 100%
2017-19 Q3 0% 100%
2017-19 Q4 0% 100%
2017-19 Q5 0% 100%
2017-19 Q6 0% 100%
2017-19 Q7 0% 100%
2017-19 Q8 0% 100%

002467 - Number of compliance related findings in TLS equipment resulting in technical investigation.

Measures the total number of incidents, system failures, or inspection findings occurring on Tribal Lottery System equipment installed at Washington casinos which result in a technical investigation by the Agency's Electronic Gambling Lab.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 2 10
2015-17 Q2 3 10
2015-17 Q3 1 10
2015-17 Q4 5 10
2015-17 Q5 4 10
2015-17 Q6 6 10
2015-17 Q7 7 10
2015-17 Q8 2 10
2017-19 Q1 0 10
2017-19 Q2 0 10
2017-19 Q3 0 10
2017-19 Q4 0 10
2017-19 Q5 0 10
2017-19 Q6 0 10
2017-19 Q7 0 10
2017-19 Q8 0 10

002468 - Percentage of violations found that are repeated from the previous year

Compare the type of violations found in current year to the previous year's type of violations. Determine how many of the current violations types were repeated from the previous year.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 Q1 27% 15%
2015-17 Q2 34% 15%
2015-17 Q3 10% 15%
2015-17 Q4 16% 15%
2015-17 Q5 12% 15%
2015-17 Q6 11% 15%
2015-17 Q7 15% 15%
2015-17 Q8 20% 15%
2017-19 Q1 13% 15%
2017-19 Q2 3% 15%
2017-19 Q3 15% 15%
2017-19 Q4 13% 15%
2017-19 Q5 6% 15%
2017-19 Q6 7% 15%
2017-19 Q7 0% 15%
2017-19 Q8 22% 15%
2019-21 Q1 0% 0%
2019-21 Q2 0% 0%
2019-21 Q3 0% 0%
2019-21 Q4 0% 0%
2019-21 Q5 0% 0%
2019-21 Q6 0% 0%
2019-21 Q7 0% 0%
2019-21 Q8 0% 0%

002884 - Percentage of 60-day Tribal Lottery System submissions found in compliance

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 92% 100%
2017-19 Q2 100% 100%
2017-19 Q3 96% 100%
2017-19 Q4 97% 100%
2017-19 Q5 97% 100%
2017-19 Q6 100% 100%
2017-19 Q7 100% 100%
2017-19 Q8 100% 100%
2019-21 Q1 0% 0%
2019-21 Q2 0% 0%
2019-21 Q3 0% 0%
2019-21 Q4 0% 0%
2019-21 Q5 0% 0%
2019-21 Q6 0% 0%
2019-21 Q7 0% 0%
2019-21 Q8 0% 0%

002894 - Average days to complete a 60-day Tribal Lottery System submission

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 50 60
2017-19 Q2 20 60
2017-19 Q3 34 60
2017-19 Q4 33 60
2017-19 Q5 42 60
2017-19 Q6 32 60
2017-19 Q7 42 60
2017-19 Q8 30 60
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

A004 - Criminal Enforcement

Investigate crimes that involve gambling or have a nexus to gambling.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 24.0 24.0 24.0
884 - Gambling Revolving Account
Non-Appropriated 3,069,000 3,168,000 6,237,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 24.0 24.0 24.0
GFS
Other 3,069,000.0 3,168,000.0 6,237,000.0
Totals 3,069,000.0 3,168,000.0 6,237,000.0

002888 - Percentage of criminal cases resulting in arrests or charges filed.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 6% 25%
2017-19 Q2 17% 25%
2017-19 Q3 6% 25%
2017-19 Q4 9% 25%
2017-19 Q5 20% 25%
2017-19 Q6 10% 25%
2017-19 Q7 28% 25%
2017-19 Q8 21% 25%
2019-21 Q1 0% 0%
2019-21 Q2 0% 0%
2019-21 Q3 0% 0%
2019-21 Q4 0% 0%
2019-21 Q5 0% 0%
2019-21 Q6 0% 0%
2019-21 Q7 0% 0%
2019-21 Q8 0% 0%