Pull Tabs

A Pull Tab is a folded or banded ticket, a card with break-open tabs, or a ticket with latex covering.  A winning pull tab contains certain symbols or numbers and may contain multiple winning symbols or numbers.  A pull tab game must be played with two or more deals commingled at any time. 

  • The maximum cash prize for a winning symbol or number on a pull tab or last sale prize is $500.
  • An individual must be at least 21 to play pull tabs. 

Recordkeeping forms - all Pull Tab activity

Other general forms for the conduct of Pull Tab activity are: Record of Win, I.O.U., Ideal Cash Bank Master Record, Cumulative Ideal Cash Bank Record, Reconciliation of Ideal Cash Banks, Reconciliation of Inventories, Master Game Inventory Log, Site Inventory Log, and Cash Reserve Bank-Daily Report.  These additional forms can be found under General Forms.

Pull Tab (By Deal)

The method of accounting for redeemed winning pull tabs each time a deal is added to a pull tab game conducted through a jar bar.  All major and minor winners are retained together in the bag or box for the deal that was recorded as being closed.  The cash bank for the game is recorded on a daily accounting record for each day of activity.

Other general forms for the conduct of Pull Tab using the “By Deal” method are: Record of Win, I.O.U., Ideal Cash Bank Master Record, Cumulative Ideal Cash Bank Record, Reconciliation of Ideal Cash Banks, Reconciliation of Inventories, Master Game Inventory Log, Site Inventory Log, and Cash Reserve Bank-Daily Report.  These additional forms can be found under General Forms.

Pull Tab Dispensing Devices

Organizations may purchase pull tab dispensing devices from a licensed distributor.  A licensed organization may operate a pull tab dispensing device when the organization’s employee is on duty and may have a bar employee redeem a winning pull tab even if the organization’s employee is not on duty.

  • Bar employees cannot play pull tab dispensing devices while on duty. 

Use of this office's standard recordkeeping forms is required for pull tab dispensing device activity.  Obtain written approval from this office before using another system.

Other general forms for the conduct of Pull Tab Dispensing Device are: Record of Win, I.O.U., Ideal Cash Bank Master Record, Cumulative Ideal Cash Bank Record, Reconciliation of Ideal Cash Banks, Reconciliation of Inventories, Master Game Inventory Log, Site Inventory Log, and Cash Reserve Bank-Daily Report.  These additional forms can be found under General Forms.