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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 5. Virginia Lottery Board
Chapter 80. Sports Betting Consumer Protection Program
2/29/2024

11VAC5-80-30. Complaints.

A. A permit holder shall develop and publish procedures by which a sports bettor may file a complaint with the permit holder in person, in writing, online, or by other means about any aspect of the sports betting program.

B. A permit holder shall respond to any such complaint in writing, via email, or via live chat within 15 days of the filing of the complaint. If a sports bettor requests relief in a complaint and the requested relief or part thereof will not be granted, the response to the complaint shall state with specificity the reasons for the denial of relief.

C. If the response to a complaint is that additional information is needed, the form and nature of the necessary information shall be specifically stated. When additional information is received, further response shall be required within seven days.

D. All complaints received by a permit holder from a sports bettor and the permit holder's responses to complaints, including email and live chat transcripts, shall be retained by the permit holder for at least four years and made available to the department within seven days of any request from the department.

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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