Gambling Commission

Licenses, inspects, investigates, and audits organizations, businesses, and individuals participating in authorized gambling activities.
Board Website
Policy AreaGeneral Government
Governor Appointments5
Total Board Positions9
Statutory AuthorityRCW 9.46.040
Public Disclosure Required?Yes
Senate Confirmation Required?Yes
CompensationReimbursement and per diem
Term Length (years)6
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: Members are prohibited from serving as officers or managers of any corporation or organization which conducts a lottery or gambling activity; cannot receive or share in, directly or indirectly, the gross profits of any gambling activities regulated by the commission; must not be beneficially interested in any contract for the manufacture or sale of gambling devices, the conduct of a gambling activity, or the provision of independent consultant service in connection with a gambling activity.