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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 29 - 25 - 31 §29-25-31. The specific video lottery duties required of the gaming facility.
The gaming facility licensee shall:

(a) Acquire video lottery terminals by purchase, lease or other assignment and provide a secure location for the placement, operation and play of the video lottery terminals;

(b) Pay for the installation and operation of commission approved telephone lines to provide direct dial-up or online communication between each video lottery terminal and the commission's central control computer;

(c) Permit no person to tamper with or interfere with the operation of any video lottery terminal;

(d) Ensure that any telephone lines from the commission's central control computer to the video lottery terminals located at the licensed gaming facility are at all times connected and prevent any person from tampering or interfering with the operation of the telephone lines;

(e) Ensure that video lottery terminals are within the sight and control of designated employees of the license gaming facility;

(f) Ensure that video lottery terminals are placed and remain placed in the specific locations within the gaming facility that have been approved by the commission. No video lottery terminal or terminals at the gaming facility shall be relocated without the prior approval of the commission;

(g) Monitor video lottery terminals to prevent access to or play by persons who are under the age of twenty-one years or who are visibly intoxicated;

(h) Maintain at all times sufficient change and cash in the denominations accepted by the video lottery terminals;

(i) Provide no access by a player to an automated teller machine (ATM) in the area of the gaming facility where video lottery games are played;

(j) Pay for all credits won upon presentment of a valid winning video lottery ticket;

(k) Report promptly to the manufacturer and the commission all video lottery terminal malfunctions and notify the commission of the failure of a manufacturer or service technician to provide prompt service and repair of such terminals and associated equipment;

(l) Install, post and display prominently at locations within or about the licensed gaming facility signs, redemption information and other promotional material as required by the commission; and

(m) Promptly notify the commission in writing of any breaks or tears to any logic unit seals.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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