(b) Bids for permits to own or lease video lottery terminals shall be governed by the provisions of this part 11.
(c) A permit to own or lease one or more video lottery terminals, as defined in this article, may only be issued to a person who is licensed as an operator or a limited video lottery retailer under this article.
(d) All permits issued under this section shall be based on sealed competitive bids in accordance with the provisions of this section.
(e) The commission may set a single uniform minimum bid for each video lottery terminal for which bids are sought. Each time before the first publication of a legal notice soliciting bids, the commission may set a new minimum bid.