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§29-22B-502. General qualifications for all types of limited video lottery licenses.

No limited video lottery license or license renewal may be granted unless the Lottery Commission has determined that the applicant satisfies all of the following qualifications:

(1) The applicant is a person of good character, honesty and integrity;

(2) The applicant is a person whose background, criminal record, if any, reputation, habits and associations, do not threaten to (A) compromise the public interest of the citizens of the state, (B) weaken the effective regulation and control of video gaming, (C) breach the security and integrity of the lottery, or (D) introduce corrupt, unfair, or illegal practices, methods and activities into the operation of video gaming or the business or financial transactions incidental to the operation of video gaming;

(3) The applicant has not been convicted of any violation of this article, article 19-23-1, et seq., of this code, articles 22, 22A or 25 of this chapter, or any felony related to theft, bribery, gambling or involving moral turpitude in this or in any other state or foreign country;

(4) The applicant has disclosed to the Lottery Commission the identity of each person who has control of the applicant, as control is described in section 22B-507, and those persons satisfy all qualifications required by this section and any applicable qualifications required by sections 22B-503 through 22B-506;

(5) The applicant has provided a set of fingerprints and has completed and signed the statement provided for in section 22B-602;

(6) The applicant has furnished all information, including financial data and documents, certifications, consents, waivers, individual history forms and other materials requested by the Lottery Commission for purposes of determining qualifications for a license.

§29-22B-1502. Contents of petition for hearing; security.

(a) A petition for a hearing shall be in writing and shall include an original and one copy. The petition shall contain the following:

(1) A clear and concise statement of each error which the petitioner alleges to have been committed by the commission in refusing to issue a license, or suspending or revoking a license, with each assignment of error being shown in separately numbered paragraphs;

(2) A clear and concise statement of fact upon which the petitioner relies as sustaining each assignment of error;

(3) A prayer setting forth the relief sought;

(4) The signature of the petitioner; and

(5) Verification by the petitioner.

(b) The person demanding a hearing shall give security for the cost of the hearing in the amount of $300 in the form of a certified check, cashier's check or money order, which shall accompany the petition demanding a hearing.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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