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58 Pa. Code § 806a.6. Interactive gaming supplier change of control.

§ 806a.6. Interactive gaming supplier change of control.

 (a)  For purposes of this section, a change of control of an interactive gaming supplier licensee will be deemed to have occurred when a person or group of persons acquires:

   (1)  More than 20% of an interactive gaming supplier licensee’s securities, assets or other ownership interests.

   (2)  More than 20% of the securities or other ownership interests of a corporation or other form of business entity that owns directly or indirectly at least 20% of the voting or other securities or other ownership interests of the interactive gaming supplier licensee.

   (3)  Any other interest in an interactive gaming supplier licensee which allows the acquirer to control the interactive gaming supplier licensee.

 (b)  An interactive gaming supplier licensee shall notify the Bureau and the Bureau of Licensing by filing a Notification of Proposed Transfer of Interest Form immediately upon becoming aware of any proposed or contemplated change of control of the interactive gaming supplier licensee.

 (c)  Prior to acquiring a controlling interest in an interactive gaming supplier licensee, the acquirer shall file a petition in accordance with §  493a.4 (relating to petitions generally) requesting Board approval of the acquisition. The petition must include all of the following:

   (1)  A copy of all documents governing the acquisition.

   (2)  Completed applications for the acquiring company, as required under this chapter, principals as required under §  808a.2 (relating to interactive gaming principals) and key employees as required under §  808a.3 (relating to interactive key employees).

   (3)  An affirmation that neither the acquirer nor any of its affiliates, intermediaries, subsidiaries or holding companies is a slot machine licensee or interactive gaming certificate holder and that the acquirer has neither applied for nor holds an interactive gaming manufacturer license.

 (d)  A person or group of persons seeking to acquire a controlling interest in an interactive gaming supplier licensee shall promptly provide any additional information requested by the Board and Board staff and cooperate with the Bureau in any investigations related to the petition filed under subsection (c).

 (e)  A person or group of persons may not acquire a controlling interest in an interactive gaming supplier licensee until the petition, required under subsection (c), has been approved. A person or group of persons seeking to acquire a controlling interest in an interactive gaming supplier licensee and the supplier licensee may enter into a sales agreement that is contingent on Board approval of the petition.

 (f)  The requirements in this section do not apply to the acquisition of a controlling interest in an interactive gaming supplier licensee when all of the following conditions are met:

   (1)  The acquirer is an existing licensed slot machine, table game or interactive gaming supplier.

   (2)  The existing licensed interactive gaming supplier has provided the Bureau and the Bureau of Licensing notification and a copy of all documents governing the acquisition at least 60 days prior to the acquisition.

   (3)  After reviewing the documentation, the Bureau and the Bureau of Licensing determine that the filing of a petition is not required.



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