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Rule 3772-74-12 | Duties of fantasy contest operators.


In addition to all other requirements under fantasy contest law, each fantasy contest operator shall:

(A) Comply with all internal procedures adopted pursuant to rule 3772-74-10 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Publish all rules or terms of each fantasy contest in a manner that enables a fantasy contest player to read the rules and terms before paying an entry fee to that contest.

(C) Comply with all rules or terms described in paragraph (B) of this rule for each applicable contest.

(D) Provide documentation that fantasy contest player funds are protected as provided for in division (A)(3) of section 3774.03 of the Revised Code once every six months, unless otherwise instructed by the commission, at a meeting held under section 3772.02 of the Revised Code, and in the manner prescribed by the executive director.

(E) Ensure the retention, maintenance, and prompt production of all records required to be kept pursuant to section 3774.04 of the Revised Code.

(F) Ensure responses are promptly issued to all inquiries or requests by the commission.

(G) Notify the executive director of all violations of fantasy contest law of which the fantasy contest operator has knowledge or should have knowledge.

(H) Train fantasy contest operator employees in fantasy contest law and the internal procedures and other requirements thereunder relevant to each employee's individual function, including, if necessary, developing special instructional programs in addition to any on-the-job instruction sufficient to make each employee knowledgeable about the requirements and performance of all duties relating to that employee's functions.

(I) Comply with all notices or directives from the executive director to draft, edit, or implement policies, procedures, or practices.

(J) If a fantasy contest operator intends to cease doing business in Ohio, notify the executive director in the manner prescribed by the executive director at least ninety days, or as soon as practicable, before the proposed closure that the operator intends to cease doing business and providing information regarding the date of the proposed closure, a description of how the operator will be ensuring fantasy contest player funds will be distributed to their rightful owners, and any other information required.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3772.03, 3774.03
Amplifies: 3772.03, 3774.03, 3774.04
Five Year Review Date: 9/3/2024