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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 10. Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter 50. Racing Officials

11VAC10-50-220. Mutuel manager.

The licensee shall appoint a qualified person to act as mutuel manager for the race meeting. The mutuel manager shall supervise the operations of the mutuel department and the licensee's personnel employed in the mutuel department so that the public interest and the integrity of horse racing in Virginia may be protected. Among the duties of the mutuel manager are:

1. Inspecting on a periodic basis the operation of the totalizator for the accuracy of its calculations;

2. Assigning a sufficient number of mutuel clerks so that the wagering may be conducted efficiently and without undue delay or inconvenience to the public;

3. Observing the progression of the wagering and informing the stewards immediately of any malfunction in the totalizator or suspected unusual patterns in the wagering;

4. Locking the ticket-issuing machines at the start of the race in the event of a failure in the system or through the inadvertence of the stewards;

5. Making any emergency decisions when there is not sufficient time for consultation with the stewards, but submitting a written report to the stewards and the commission of the action taken and the reason for taking the action;

6. Comparing two independent sets of pool totals at periodic intervals and verifying any discrepancies;

7. Ascertaining the accuracy of the approximate odds and payouts posted on the infield results board;

8. Preparing, at the request of the stewards or commission, special reports on any of the wagering activity during the race meeting; and

9. Safekeeping the records of the wagering activity for a period of at least 30 days following the conclusion of the race meeting and not destroying the records without the permission of the commission.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-369 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR662-03-01 § 2.21, eff. December 19, 1990.

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