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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 11. Gaming
Agency 5. Virginia Lottery Board
Chapter 80. Sports Betting Consumer Protection Program
2/22/2024

11VAC5-80-50. Underage betting.

A. A permit holder shall implement age-verification procedures to verify that no sports bet is placed by or on behalf of an individual younger than 21 years of age.

B. A permit holder shall promptly refund any money wagered by or on behalf of a minor and close the account. A permit holder may withhold and, if practicable and as approved by the department, redistribute to other winners any winnings won by a minor upon a good faith determination, following reasonable investigation, that the minor misrepresented his age in order to place a sports bet.

C. A permit holder shall make available, publish, and facilitate parental control procedures to allow parents or guardians to exclude minors from access to any sports betting platform.

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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