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Delaware Laws | Title 29 State Government
CHAPTER 48. LOTTERIES
Subchapter I. State Lottery

(18) Require video lottery agents to submit regular internal control submissions, which shall contain a narrative description of the internal control system to be utilized by the video lottery facility, including, but not limited to: (10943)

a. Accounting controls, including the standardization of forms and definition of terms to be utilized in the gaming; (10944)

b. Procedures, forms and, where appropriate, formulas covering the calculation of hold percentages; revenue drop; expense and overhead schedules; complimentary services; (10945)

c. Job descriptions and the system of personnel and chain-of-command, establishing a diversity of responsibility among employees engaged in gaming operations and identifying primary and secondary supervisory oversight responsibilities; and personnel practices; (10946)

d. Procedures within the cashier's cage for the receipt, storage and disbursal of chips, cash, and other cash equivalents used in wagering; the cashing of checks; the redemption of chips and other cash equivalents used in gaming; (10947)

e. Procedures for the collection and security of moneys at the gaming tables; (10948)

f. Procedures for the transfer and recordation of chips between the gaming tables and the cashier's cage and the transfer and recordation of moneys within the facility; (10949)

g. Procedures for the transfer of moneys from the gaming tables to the counting process and the transfer of moneys within the facility for the counting process; (10950)

h. Procedures and security for the counting and recordation of table game revenue; (10951)

i. Procedures and security standards for the handling and storage of gaming apparatus, including cards, dice, machines, wheels and all other gaming equipment; (10952)

j. Procedures and rules governing the conduct of particular games and the responsibility of casino personnel in respect thereto; (10953)

k. Procedures for the security, storage and recording of cash, chips, and cash equivalents utilized in gaming operations. (10954)

(c) The license granted pursuant to subsection (b)(13) of this section may be revoked or suspended for cause upon 30 days' written notice to the licensee or due to a change in ownership as set forth in subsection (b)(13) of this section, but shall otherwise not be subject to expiration or termination. "Cause" shall by way of example and not by limitation include falsifying any application for license or report required by the rules and regulations, the failure to report any information required by the rules and regulations, the material violation of any rules and regulations promulgated by the Director or any conduct by the licensee which undermines the public confidence in the video lottery system or serves the interest of organized gambling or crime and criminals in any manner. A license may be revoked for an unintentional violation of any federal, state or local law, rule or regulation provided that the violation is not cured within a reasonable time as determined by the Director; or a longer period where the video lottery agent has made diligent efforts to cure. The Secretary of Finance shall within a reasonable time, if requested, appoint a hearing officer to hold a hearing to determine whether the license should be revoked or suspended. The hearing officer's decision revoking or suspending the license shall be appealable to the Superior Court under the provisions of the Administrative Procedures Act. Any decision of the Director relating to the business plan or the number of video lottery machines to be awarded to licensees under Sec. 4820(b) of this title shall be appealable under the Administrative Procedures Act in the manner of a case decision. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in this subsection shall otherwise prohibit the termination or revocation of a license in accordance with the rules and regulations adopted hereunder. (10955)

(59 Del. Laws, c. 348, Sec. 1; 61 Del. Laws, c. 189, Sec. 1; 69 Del. Laws, c. 446, Sec.Sec. 4-8, 10-13; 70 Del. Laws, c. 167, Sec. 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, Sec. 1; 71 Del. Laws, c. 184, Sec. 2; 71 Del. Laws, c. 253, Sec.Sec. 3-5; 74 Del. Laws, c. 53, Sec. 1; 77 Del. Laws, c. 28, Sec.Sec. 3-9; 77 Del. Laws, c. 219, Sec.Sec. 5-11.) (10956)

Sec. 4806. Lottery sales agents -- Qualifications; prohibitions. (10957)(Text)

(a) No license as an agent to sell lottery tickets shall be issued to any person to engage in business exclusively as a lottery ticket sales agent except those persons hired to staff the State Lottery Office or a state-operated sales office. Before issuing a license to an agent, the Director shall consider such factors as: (10958)

(1) Financial responsibility and security of the person and the person's business or activity; (10959)

(2) Accessibility of the person's place of business or activity to the public; (10960)

(3) Sufficiency of existing licenses to serve the public convenience; and (10961)

(4) Volume of expected sales. (10962)

(b) If the Director shall find that the experience, character and general fitness of the applicant are such that the participation of such a person as a lottery ticket sales agent will be consistent with the public interest, convenience and the purposes of this subchapter, the Director shall thereupon grant a license. (10963)

For the purposes of this section, the term "person" shall be construed to mean and shall include an individual, association, corporation, club, trust, estate, society, company, joint stock company, receiver, trustee, assignee, referee or any other person acting in a fiduciary or representative capacity, whether appointed by a court or otherwise, and any combination of individuals. "Person" shall also be construed to mean and include all departments, commissions, agencies and instrumentalities of the State, including counties and municipalities and agencies and instrumentalities thereof. (10964)

(59 Del. Laws, c. 348, Sec. 1; 61 Del. Laws, c. 189, Sec. 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, Sec. 1.) (10965)

Sec. 4807. Lottery sales agents -- Authorization of agents. (10966)(Text)

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