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  • We have been big fans of Escama recycled aluminum pulltab handbags and totes ever since we spied them on some of the savviest eco babes in town.

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  • I found this new enrgy drink called Bomba last week: the bottle's shaped like a pineapple grenade and the cap's pulltab suggests the arming pin pull.

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  • Seifert and other pulltab retailers blame the economy, the smoking ban and the ubiquity of credit and debit cards.

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  • No other state has converted to a pulltab system like the one Minnesota is considering.

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  • State officials said they are wary of estimates of electronic pulltab revenue and have already scaled back expectations.

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  • Escama recycled aluminum pulltab handbags and totes ever since we spied them on some of the savviest eco babes in town.

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  • A former S.uth S.. Paul bartender and the janitor at the S. Concord S..eet bar where he worked have been charged with running a pulltab scheme in which they and three other people fraudulently claimed about $15,000 in winnings, authorities said Wednesday.

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  • Last year, his agency received complaints from customers that "some cheating was going on" at Nick's Place and that in itself had hurt pulltab sales for the youth association, Forsman said.

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  • A former South St. Paul bartender is accused of rigging pulltab games to take about $15,000 in winnings.

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  • The South St. Paul Youth Hockey Association receives pulltab profits at Nick's Place.

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  • In the 1950s, an enterprising fellow created his own version of the city's official stamp used to certify pulltabs and started stamping the pulltabs of taverns and bars for a fee. He kept it up until eventually somebody noticed license revenues had taken a sudden dip.
    Christopher T. Bayley, Seattle Justice: The Rise and Fall of the Police Payoff System in Seattle (Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 2015), ch. 2

    WAC 230-14-010
    Defining "pull-tab."
    A "pull-tab" means:
    (1) A single folded tab that conceals number(s) or symbol(s) from view; or
    (2) A banded tab that conceals number(s) or symbol(s) from view; or
    (3) A card with the face covered by perforated window(s) or otherwise hidden to conceal number(s) or symbol(s) from view.
    (4) Some of the number(s) in each series of pull-tabs have been selected in advance and at random as prize winners.
    (5) After buying a pull-tab, a player opens the pull-tab and, if the numbers or symbols on the pull-tab match the flare, the player wins the prize.
    Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 07-17-058 (Order 614), § 230-14-010, filed 8/10/07, effective 1/1/08.
    Washington Administrative Code (2016)

    See pull-tab.

    January 17, 2016