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

11VAC5-80-90. Sports betting platform features.

A sports betting platform must possess the following features:

1. A prominent link to information about the permit holder's self-exclusion program;

2. A mechanism for a player to take note of the passage of time;

3. The ability to initiate a "cooling off" period such as breaks in play and avoidance of excessive play;

4. Practices and procedures on the site do not reinforce myths and misconceptions about gambling;

5. Information about the website's terms and conditions is readily accessible;

6. Promotional or free games do not mislead players;

7. Notification to players of age-verification procedures;

8. Access to credit is prohibited;

9. Fund transfers and automatic deposits are prohibited or restricted; and

10. Games display credits and spending as cash.

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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