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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 5. Virginia Lottery Board
Chapter 70. Sports Betting

11VAC5-70-220. Integrity monitoring.

A. A permit holder shall maintain membership in the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), the Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Service (SWIMA), or other integrity monitoring association or contract with an integrity monitoring system provider as approved by the department.

B. A permit holder shall have controls in place to identify unusual or suspicious wagering activity and report such activity to the director according to the integrity monitoring system procedures approved by the director.

C. A permit holder shall ensure that its integrity monitoring system procedures provide for the sharing of information with each other permit holder.

D. A permit holder shall review information and reports from other permit holders and, as approved by the director, notify other permit holders of any similar activity. A permit holder shall comply with the specific reporting requirements designated in its internal control standards.

E. A permit holder shall immediately notify the director of suspicious wagering activity, including previously reported unusual wagering activity rising to the level of suspicious wagering activity.

F. A permit holder that reports on suspicious wagering activity may suspend wagering on a sporting event related to the report.

G. A permit holder may void or cancel wagers related to suspicious wagering activity only after receiving the approval of the director.

H. A permit holder's integrity monitoring system shall be accessible to the director via remote access and shall produce, at a minimum:

1. Reports of all unusual wagering activity;

2. Reports of accounts showing unusual wagering activity subsequently determined to be suspicious wagering activity;

3. Reports of all activity initially deemed suspicious wagering activity; and

4. A summary of actions taken in response to all such reports.

I. All information and data received by the director with respect to unusual or suspicious wagering activity shall be considered confidential, and such information and data may not be revealed in whole or in part, except:

1. In compliance with a valid court order;

2. To any law-enforcement entity, regulatory agency, governing authority, integrity monitoring organization, or other organization necessary to facilitate integrity monitoring as approved by the director; or

3. An accredited sports governing body as required by the director pursuant to the sports betting law.

Statutory Authority

§§ 58.1-4007, 58.1-4015.1, and 58.1-4030 through 58.1-4047 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 4, eff. October 12, 2020.

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