WVC 29 - 22 C- 9
§29-22C-9. State ownership of table games.
All table games authorized by this article shall be West
Virginia lottery games owned by the State of West Virginia. A
racetrack table games license granted to a pari-mutuel racetrack by
the commission pursuant to this article shall include the transfer
by the commission to the racetrack limited license rights in and to
the commission's intellectual property ownership of the West
Virginia lottery games which includes granting licensees limited
lawful authority relating to the conduct of lottery table games for
consideration, within the terms and conditions established pursuant
to this article and any rules promulgated under this article.