Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations

Version of section 94 from 2011-08-19 to 2011-12-31:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), an association that proposes to conduct foreign race inter-track betting or foreign race separate pool betting shall

    • (a) be in possession of an approval issued by the appropriate Commission to conduct 10 or more days of racing for the year;

    • (b) apply each year in writing to the Executive Director for authorization to conduct the foreign race inter-track betting or foreign race separate pool betting and include in the application the name and address of

      • (i) the race-course at which the foreign racing is scheduled to be held,

      • (ii) the organization holding the foreign racing and, in the case of foreign race inter-track betting, the organization conducting the foreign betting, and

      • (iii) the governing body that regulates the foreign racing and, in the case of foreign race inter-track betting, the governing body that regulates the foreign betting; and

    • (c) provide the Executive Director with evidence of an executed agreement, between the association and the organization conducting the pari-mutuel betting on foreign racing, concerning the conduct of foreign race inter-track betting or foreign race separate pool betting, as the case may be, and include

      • (i) the types of bets proposed to be offered,

      • (ii) the legal percentages to be deducted from each pool that the association proposes to offer and the percentage to be deducted from each pool that the organization holding the foreign-hosted betting pools proposes to offer, and

      • (iii) in the case of foreign race inter-track betting, the description of how the betting pools are operated as combined pools and the applicable rules for each type of bet that the association proposes to offer; and

    • (d) provide the Executive Director with details of the communication system that will be used by the association to ensure the accurate and timely exchange of race information between the association and the organization holding the foreign racing and the organization conducting the betting; and

    • (e) at the time the application to the Executive Director under paragraph (b) is made, have executed an agreement, with the horsepersons under contract to it for the period of the proposed foreign race inter-track betting or foreign race separate pool betting, that governs the scheduling of races for, and the sharing of revenues from, the proposed foreign race inter-track betting or foreign race separate pool betting and provide evidence of the agreement to the Executive Director.

  • (2) An association that proposes to conduct foreign race inter-track betting or foreign race separate pool betting at its race-course as a pool host or a satellite track, by combining the money bet on pools in a foreign country with the money bet on the corresponding pools at its race-course, shall

    • (a) be in possession of an approval issued by the appropriate Commission to conduct 10 or more days of racing for the year;

    • (b) apply each year in writing to the Executive Director for authorization to conduct the inter-track betting and include in the application the name and address of

      • (i) the organization conducting the foreign betting, and

      • (ii) the governing body that regulates the foreign betting; and

    • (c) provide evidence of an agreement between the association and the organization conducting the foreign betting and include in the agreement

      • (i) the types of bets that are proposed to be offered,

      • (ii) the legal percentages to be deducted from each pool that the association proposes to offer and the percentage to be deducted from each pool that the foreign organization proposes to offer, and

      • (iii) the method of calculation that the association and the foreign organization propose to use for each pool that is combined.

  • (3) If the association already has an authorization for the previous year to conduct the foreign race inter-track betting or foreign race separate pool betting as a pool host or a satellite track in accordance with subsection (1) or (2), the association may provide the Executive Director with a statement, in writing, confirming that the information submitted in its previous year’s application in respect of that authorization remains unchanged.

  • SOR/92-628, s. 4
  • SOR/93-255, s. 3
  • SOR/95-262, s. 6
  • SOR/2003-218, s. 28
  • SOR/2011-169, s. 51
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