§ 41-10-3. Application for license Action by division of racing and athletics.
(a) Any person, association, or corporation desiring to conduct pari-mutuel wagering at an off track betting facility on any racing event shall apply to the division for a license on forms provided by the division. The application shall specify the days on which betting is to be conducted, the location of the betting facility and such other information as may be required by the division. The division may also require any person, association, or corporation to give information as to their financial standing and credit. The division shall have the right to reject any applications for a license for any cause, which it may deem sufficient. Applicants aggrieved by a decision or order of the division shall have the right to an appeal to the racing and athletics board pursuant to chapter 2 of title 41. The division shall allow an off track betting facility to be open seven (7) days a week. On each day of the week the off track facility licensee may import racing programs from one or more out-of-state racetracks in a manner to be approved by the division.
(b) Definition of an "off track betting facility": An off track betting facility shall be a full service betting facility offering foods and beverage services plus other amenities, containing a minimum of ten thousand square feet (10,000 sq. ft.), providing audio/visual signals of horse racing programs via approved telecommunication and totalizator systems.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 512, § 1.)