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58 Pa. Code § 1405.8. Emergency sports wagering gaming service provider.

§ 1405.8. Emergency sports wagering gaming service provider.

 (a)  A sports wagering certificate petitioner or holder or sports wagering operator applicant or licensee may utilize a sports wagering gaming service provider that is not registered, certified or authorized to conduct business in accordance with §  1405.6 (relating to authorized sports wagering gaming service providers list; prohibited sports wagering gaming service providers) when a threat to public safety exists or circumstances outside the control of the sports wagering certificate petitioner or holder or sports wagering operator applicant or licensee create an urgency of need which does not permit the delay involved in using the formal method of sports wagering gaming service provider certification or registration. A sports wagering certificate petitioner or holder or sports wagering operator applicant or licensee may not use a sports wagering gaming service provider on the prohibited list.

 (b)  When using a sports wagering gaming service provider that is not registered, certified or authorized to conduct business to respond to an emergency, the sports wagering certificate petitioner or holder or sports wagering operator applicant or licensee shall do all of the following:

   (1)  Immediately notify the Bureau of Licensing of the emergency and the sports wagering gaming service provider that was selected to provide emergency services.

   (2)  File a Sports Wagering Gaming Service Provider Emergency Notification Form with the Bureau of Licensing within 72 hours after commencement of the sports wagering gaming service provider’s services and a written explanation of the basis for the procurement of the emergency sports wagering gaming service provider.

 (c)  An employee of the emergency sports wagering gaming service provider who is providing emergency services that requires access to restricted area shall obtain a temporary access credential in accordance with §  1406.7 (relating to emergency and temporary credentials) prior to performing any work.

 (d)  If the sports wagering certificate petitioner or holder or sports wagering operator applicant or licensee continues to utilize the sports wagering gaming service provider after the emergency circumstances have passed or if the Bureau of Licensing determines that the circumstances did not necessitate the use of an emergency sports wagering gaming service provider that was not registered, certified or on the authorized list, the sports wagering certificate petitioner or holder or sports wagering operator applicant or licensee and sports wagering gaming service provider shall comply with the requirements in this chapter.

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  1405.1 (relating to general sports wagering gaming service provider requirements); and 58 Pa. Code §  1405.6 (relating to authorized sports wagering gaming service providers list; prohibited sports wagering gaming service providers).



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