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58 Pa. Code § 437a.8. Authorized gaming service providers list; prohibited gaming service providers.

§ 437a.8. Authorized gaming service providers list; prohibited gaming service providers.

 (a)  The Board will maintain a list of authorized gaming service providers and a list of prohibited gaming service providers. The authorized list will contain the names of persons who:

   (1)  Have been registered or certified.

   (2)  Are eligible to file and have filed a completed publicly traded gaming service provider form under §  437a.1(g) (relating to general gaming service provider requirements).

   (3)  Have been authorized to conduct business with a slot machine licensee or applicant under §  437a.9 (relating to permission to conduct business prior to certification or registration).

 (b)  Except as permitted under §  437a.1(a)(2), (d) and (g) and §  437a.10 (relating to emergency gaming service provider), a slot machine licensee or applicant may not purchase goods or services from a gaming service provider, when the employees of the gaming service provider will be working on the gaming floor or in a restricted area or compensate a gaming service provider $100,000 or more within a consecutive 12-month period, unless the gaming service provider is on the authorized gaming service provider list. A slot machine licensee or applicant or any affiliate, intermediary, subsidiary or holding company thereof acting on behalf of the slot machine licensee or applicant may not enter into an agreement or continue to do business with a gaming service provider on the prohibited gaming service providers list.

 (c)  The Board may place a person on the prohibited gaming service providers list if:

   (1)  The gaming service provider has failed to comply with this chapter.

   (2)  The gaming service provider has failed to cooperate with Board staff in its review and investigation of the gaming service provider’s application.

   (3)  The gaming service provider’s application for certification or registration has been denied or withdrawn with prejudice, or the gaming service provider has had its gaming service provider certification or registration suspended, revoked, or surrendered with prejudice.

   (4)  The gaming service provider has failed to provide information to a slot machine applicant or licensee that is necessary for the slot machine applicant or licensee to comply with this chapter.

 (d)  A person seeking to be removed from the list of prohibited gaming service providers shall file a petition for removal in accordance with §  493a.4 (relating to petitions generally) and shall be responsible for all costs associated with the person’s petition for removal from the list of prohibited gaming service providers. The petition must state the specific grounds believed by the petitioner to constitute good cause for removal from the prohibited gaming service providers list and how the gaming service provider has cured any deficiencies that led to the gaming service provider being placed on the prohibited gaming service providers list.

 (e)  The Board may impose a monetary penalty or other appropriate sanction in connection with the removal of a person from the list of prohibited gaming service providers, or attach any reasonable condition to the removal of a person from the list of prohibited gaming service providers.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  437a.8 amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1103, 1202(b)(9)—(23) and (30), 1205, 1206(f) and (g), 1207(1) and (2), 1208(1)(iii), 1209(b), 1212, 1213, 1317(c), 1317.1(c), 1317.2, 1321, 1322, 1326, 13A02(1) and (2), 13A11, 13A12—13A14, 13A15, 13A27, 1602, 1604, 1608 and 1802 and Chapter 13.

Source

   The provisions of this §  437a.8 amended May 22, 2009, effective May 23, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 2588; amended February 19, 2010, effective February 20, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 975; amended October 22, 2010, effective October 23, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 6083; amended June 12, 2015, effective June 13, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 2829; amended November 1, 2019, effective November 2, 2019, 49 Pa.B. 6676. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (377487) to (377488) and (390887).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  437a.10 (relating to emergency gaming service provider).



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