N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law Section 1405
Powers and duties of the commission


The commission shall promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of and effectuate the policy and objectives of this article as the commission may deem necessary or advisable, including the development of the initial form of the application for registration. Such regulations shall provide for the registration and operation of contests in New York state and shall include, without limitation, responsible protections with regard to compulsive play and safeguards for fair play. Such regulations may regulate the conduct and operation of contests and platforms, protect contestants and promote the fairness, honesty and integrity of contests.


The commission shall have the following powers and duties for purposes of administering, regulating, and enforcing the provisions of this article:


all powers and duties assigned by this article, as well as all powers necessary and proper to fully and effectively execute this article;


to approve and deny applications for registration to conduct contests in New York state, and to suspend, refuse or renew, or revoke any registration issued to a registrant under this article;


to review and approve each platform and each contest offered by an operator or registrant;


to accept and investigate complaints of any kind from an authorized player and attempt to mediate such complaints where appropriate;


to investigate alleged violations of this article;


to initiate proper enforcement proceedings where such action is deemed by the commission to be necessary or appropriate; and


all powers and duties assigned by this chapter.

Source: Section 1405 — Powers and duties of the commission, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PML/1405 (updated Aug. 5, 2016; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Aug. 5, 2016

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