Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations

Version of section 94 from 2017-02-02 to 2019-07-01:

  •  (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

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

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

      • (iii) the name and address of 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,

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

      • (v) the legal percentages that are to be deducted from each pool that is proposed to be offered by the association,

      • (vi) the percentage that is to be deducted from each pool that is proposed to be offered by the organization holding the foreign-hosted betting pools, and

      • (vii) in the case of foreign race inter-track betting, a description of how the betting pools are proposed to be operated as combined pools and the applicable rules for each type of bet that is proposed to be offered by the association;

    • (c) provide the Executive Director with evidence of a signed 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

    • (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.

    • (e) [Repealed, SOR/2011-169, s. 51]

  • (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 foreign race inter-track betting and include in the application

      • (i) the name and address of the organization conducting the foreign betting and of the governing body that regulates that betting,

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

      • (iii) the legal percentages that are to be deducted from each pool that is proposed to be offered by the association,

      • (iv) the percentage that is to be deducted from each pool that is proposed to be offered by the organization, and

      • (v) the method of calculation that is proposed to be used by the association and the organization for each combined pool; and

    • (c) provide the Executive Director with evidence of a signed agreement between the association and the organization conducting the foreign betting.

  • (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
  • SOR/2017-8, s. 16
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