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§ 9-1A-18. Video lottery operations as privilege

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: November 6, 2012

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Miscellaneous Executive Agencies (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1a. Video Lottery Terminals (Refs & Annos)
Effective: November 6, 2012
MD Code, State Government, § 9-1A-18
§ 9-1A-18. Video lottery operations as privilege
In general
(a) Because the public has a vital interest in video lottery and table game operations and has established a limited exception to the policy of the State concerning gambling for private gain, participation in video lottery and table game operations by a licensee under this subtitle shall be deemed a revocable privilege conditioned on the proper and continued qualification of the licensee and on the discharge of the affirmative responsibility of each licensee to provide to the regulatory and investigatory authorities under this subtitle or any other provision of law, any assistance and information necessary to assure that the policies declared by this subtitle are achieved.
Property rights; privileges
(b) Consistent with the policy described in subsection (a) of this section, it is the intent of this section to:
(1) preclude:
(i) the creation of any property right in any license required under this subtitle;
(ii) the accrual of any monetary value to the privilege of participation in video lottery operations; and
(iii) the transfer of any license issued under this subtitle; and
(2) require that participation in video lottery operations be conditioned solely on the continuing individual qualifications of the person who seeks the privilege.


Added by Acts 2007, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Nov. 25, 2008. Amended by Acts 2012, 2nd Sp. Sess., c. 1, § 2, ratified Nov. 6, 2012.
MD Code, State Government, § 9-1A-18, MD STATE GOVT § 9-1A-18
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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