WVC 29 - 22 B- 516
§29-22B-516. Applicant bears the risk of adverse publicity.
Each applicant bears all risks of adverse public notice,
embarrassment, criticism, damages or financial loss which may
result from any disclosure or publication of any material or
information obtained by the lottery commission pursuant to action
on an application. The applicant shall, as a part of its
application, expressly waive any and all claims against the lottery
commission, the state of West Virginia and the employees of either
for damages as a result of any background investigation, disclosure
or publication relating to an application for a video lottery
license or permit.