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9/2/20  1:06 pm
Commenter: Penn National Gaming, Inc., and Penn Interactive

PIV Comments/Suggested Edits - 11 VAC 5-70-60 - 90

11 VAC 5-70-60. Principal Applications.

B. A principal who will be employed in a managerial capacity for a sports betting platform on behalf of a permit holder:[18]

[18] As noted in an earlier section, we respectfully recommend defining “Managerial Capacity” to ensure that middle level management employees with a title of “manager” are not subject to principal level application licensing and fees.


11VAC5-70-70. Sports Betting Supplier Applications.


  1. A principal who will be employed in a managerial capacity for a sports betting platform may submit the principal application together with a supplier license application.[19]


[19] See footnote 18: We respectfully request “Managerial Capacity” be defined as suggested.


11VAC5-70-80. Sports Betting Vendor Registrations.[20]

[20] We would respectfully recommend clarifying which entities and providers fall under vendor registrations versus Supplier Licensing consistent with other major jurisdictions: (1) Vendors should be limited to ancillary services such as payment service providers and affiliate marketers; (2) Suppliers limited to those entities providing services to register players, and those specific to the data and risk management components of sports wagering.

11VAC5-70-90. Sports Betting Employee Applications.


B. The Director may issue a sports betting employee license to an individual upon:

7. Provided confirmation via written letter or email that within the 365 days before the application is submitted, the applicant has not served as a Board member or been employed by the Department; and[21]

[21] We respectfully recommend providing confirmation that both letter or email format will be acceptable.

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