8.22.3402 DUTIES OF THE LICENSEE
(1) The licensee shall not sell or cash parimutuel tickets to persons under
18 years old. Signs indicating that
persons under 18 are not allowed to bet shall be conspicuously displayed near
the selling and cashing windows.
licensee shall provide at least one armed guard to protect the cash room. Such guard shall be posted continuously from
the time the betting begins until the cash room is closed and travel with the
money until deposited.
licensee shall ensure that all parimutuel tickets sold during a race meeting
are purchased or cashed from the front of the regular ticket windows.
licensee shall provide direct communication between the steward's stand and the
licensee shall designate by Montana horse racing board identification badges
the identification of every cashier and seller to permit identification to the
mutuel department, at every race meeting, must be conducted in a strict,
dignified and proper manner. All parimutuel selling machines must be located
only in places easily accessible and in plain view of the general public.
employees shall be given instructions as to their duties in a mutuel department
before the meet begins. These
instructions are to be given by the parimutuel manager.
infield board shall be so situated as to afford the betting public an
licensee shall ensure that not less than three complete quotations of odds are
posted for the purpose of informing the public of the actual betting odds. A final line after the closing of betting
and before the finish of the race shall be posted.
(10) The licensee shall ensure that the final odds for each race remain
on the infield board a minimum of 30 seconds after the official race prices for
that race have been posted.
(11) The licensee shall post in plain view of the public the actual
prices to be paid for each ticket.
(12) Wherever economically possible the licensee, including a simulcast
network, may be required to furnish a certified public accountant, licensed to
practice in the state of Montana and the accountant shall have the following
of the forms summarizing the day's mutuel operation;
of the pay-off computations;
of such other forms as may be required by the board; and
of financial statements covering parimutuel operations for the entire race
(13) The parimutuel manager shall ensure that no seller is advised of a
shortage or overage in the seller's money, until the completion of the days
(14) Sellers shall be responsible to the licensee for their shortages;
sellers shall not be permitted to count the contents of their money box.
(15) A licensee must deposit all receipts by the next banking day and
submit to the board, statements showing parimutuel receipts, percentages
retained, and such other information as may be required for the proper
administration of the law. Said
information shall be submitted within five days after the close of the meeting.
of the forms summarizing the day's mutuel operation, and verification of the
pay-off computations, and completion of such other forms as may be required by
the supervisor of parimutuel betting.
(16) Wherever possible, the licensee shall post, after each race, in view
of the public, the amounts bet on each horse, win, place and show, and the
total amounts of these pools. Also, the
total amounts of each special betting feature pool with the number of tickets
sold on the winning combination, such information to remain on the board until
completion of the day's racing card.
(17) Each licensee shall report to the board the total face value of all unclaimed
winning tickets from their meet within 30 days of the end of the meet. A claim
on a winning ticket may be made within a 30 day period after the end of the
meet after which it may be retained by the licensee for capital improvements
approved by the board. Board approved capital improvements shall be completed,
and the unclaimed ticket money spent, within one year from the date of board
History: 23-4-104, 23-4-202, MCA; IMP, 23-4-104, 23-4-202, 23-4-301, 23-4-302, 23-4-303, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, Eff. 5/4/74; AMD, Eff. 5/5/77; AMD, 1979 MAR p. 39, Eff. 1/26/79; AMD, 1980 MAR p. 1277, Eff. 4/25/80; TRANS, from Dept. of Prof. & Occup. Lic., Ch. 274, L. 1981, Eff. 7/1/81; AMD, 1984 MAR p. 320, Eff. 2/17/84; AMD, 1989 MAR p. 2189, Eff. 12/22/89; AMD, 1992 MAR p. 1605, Eff. 7/31/92; TRANS & AMD, from Dept. of Commerce, 2002 MAR p. 1500, Eff. 5/17/02; AMD, 2004 MAR p. 733, Eff. 4/9/04; TRANS, from 32.28.1602, 2015 MAR p. 2252, Eff. 12/25/15.