§29-22C-20. Game rules of play; disputes.

(a) Each racetrack licensed as an agent of the commission authorized to operate West Virginia Lottery table games shall have written rules of play for each table game it operates that are approved by the commission before the table game is offered to the public. Rules of play proposed by a racetrack table games licensee may be approved, amended or rejected by the commission.

(b) All West Virginia Lottery table games shall be conducted according to the specific rules of play approved by the commission. All wagers and pay-offs of winning wagers shall be made according to those rules of play, which shall establish any limitations necessary to assure the vitality of table games operations.

(c) Each racetrack table game licensee shall make available in printed form to any patron, upon request of the patron, the complete text of the rules of play of any West Virginia Lottery table game in operation at its racetrack facility, pay-offs of winning wagers and any other advice to the player required by the commission.

(d) Patrons are considered to have agreed that the determination of whether the patron is a valid winner is subject to the game play rules and, in the case of any dispute, will be determined by the commission. The determination by the commission shall be final and binding upon all patrons and shall not be subject to further review or appeal.

Bill History For §29-22C-20