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Chapter 3775-4 | Sports Gaming Licenses

Rule 3775-4-99 | Provisional licenses.

(A) An applicant for an initial sports gaming license, prior to June 30, 2023, may request a provisional license by submitting a written provisional request to the commission, submitting a complete application for the applicable plenary license type, providing the commission with all documents and information the commission requests, and paying a nonrefundable application fee, as described in paragraph (B) of this rule.

(B) The application fees for a provisional license are as follows:

(1) Sports gaming proprietors: fifteen thousand dollars;

(2) Mobile management services providers and management services providers: ten thousand dollars;

(3) Sports gaming suppliers: ten thousand dollars;

(4) Sports gaming employees: one hundred dollars; and

(5) Type C sports gaming hosts: one thousand dollars.

(C) The amount charged for a provisional license application will be credited to any applicants plenary license application or license fee, as applicable. Nothing in this rule is to be construed as to set or limit the plenary license application fees for any sports gaming license type.

(D) An applicant must pay those fees required by division (B) of section 3775.03 and division (E) of section 125.18 of the Revised Code.

(E) An applicant that employs a sports gaming employee applicant must pay the provisional application fee and those fees described in paragraph (D) of this rule on the sports gaming employees behalf.

(F) Unless otherwise approved by the executive director, all fees must be submitted in the form of an electronic funds transfer payable to the treasurer of the state of Ohio.

(G) If all requirements of this rule have been met, the executive director may issue a provisional license of the applicable type to the applicant.

(H) Provisional licenses are valid up to three months and may be renewed one time for up to three additional months. If renewed, an additional application fee will not be required.

(I) A provisional license may be renewed at the direction of the executive director to avoid a lapse in licensure.

(J) No provisional license will be valid after June 30, 2023.

(K) No applicant will be issued a provisional license under this rule unless the applicant is also being considered for a plenary license under Chapter 3775-4 of the Administrative Code.

(L) An applicant who is granted a provisional license under this rule and later withdraws, abandons, or surrenders their plenary license application will be required to pay the associated license fee for the applicable license type.

Last updated June 15, 2022 at 9:46 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3775.02 and section 4 of House Bill 29 of the 134th General Assembly
Amplifies: 3775.01, 3775.02, 3775.03, 3775.04, 3775.041, 3775.05, 3775.051, 3775.06, 3775.07, 3775.08, 3775.09, and section 4 of House Bill 29 of the 134th General Assembly
Five Year Review Date: 6/15/2027