(c) If it is discovered after a bingo occasion is completed, then no games shall be replayed.
(d) One bingo card with an equal number of faces shall be given at no cost to each player
for the replay of the game.
(2) If it is discovered that a ball was incorrectly called or improperly placed or entered into
the master board, or electronic equivalent, then either of the following provisions applies:
(a) If it is immediately discovered, then the game shall be stopped. The error shall be
corrected by clearly restating the incorrect call or indicating the improper placement and
indicating what the correct call or placement should have been and continuing the game.
(b) If it is discovered after additional balls have been called, then the game shall be stopped.
The chairperson shall determine whether the game can be reconstructed by recalling the
game from the point of error and continuing. If the game cannot be reconstructed, then the
game shall be declared void and replayed during the same occasion. Only those portions of
the game and prize affected by the error and all subsequent portions of the game shall be
replayed. One bingo card with an equal number of faces shall be given at no cost to each
player for the replay of the game.
(3) If it is discovered that a winner does not have the right to claim a prize, the game shall
be replayed as provided by subrule (1)(b), (c), and (d) of this rule or as directed by the bureau
based on the best interest of the public welfare.
(4) In the case of a disputed game, if a prize has been paid to a player before the discovery
of the error, then the prize shall remain the property of the player.
(5) If payment of prizes in accordance with this rule causes the licensee to exceed the
maximum prize limit permitted by the act, then the cause of the payment shall be noted in the
game records and in the corresponding financial report for that time period. Repeated or
excessive overpayments of this nature may be considered a violation of the act and these
(6) In the investigation of disputed prizes, the bureau may instruct a licensee to pay a
disputed prize if the preponderance of the evidence is in favor of the player.
R 432.21326 Workers.
Rule 326. (1) A worker shall not play in games of bingo in which he or she is working or
assisting. A worker who wishes to work until the first ball is drawn or selected for that bingo
occasion and then play bingo may do so if he or she purchases his or her bingo cards in the
same manner as other players.
(2) A worker shall not purchase, play, or accept as a gift, charity game tickets offered for
sale by the licensee at any time during the day they are working or assisting.
(3) A licensee, worker, location owner or his or her agent, hall employee, lessor, or
concession worker shall not pay for, provide in any manner, or have any interest of any kind,
in a player's bingo cards or charity game tickets, and shall not, in any manner, share in a prize
awarded to a player.
(4) A paid concession worker at a location that is not a licensed hall shall not participate as
a worker in the bingo occasion in any manner.
(5) A person under 18 years of age shall not participate in bingo as a worker and shall not
operate or assist in the conduct of bingo.
(6) A worker shall not accept tips from players.