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SECTION 234
Place and manner of conducting pari-mutuel betting
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law (PML) CHAPTER 47-A, ARTICLE 2
§ 234. Place and manner of conducting pari-mutuel betting. Any
corporation licensed or franchised to conduct pari-mutuel betting at a
horse race meeting shall provide a place or places within the race
meeting grounds or enclosure at which such licensee or franchisee shall
conduct the pari-mutuel system of betting by its patrons on the results
of the horse races at such meeting. Such place or places shall be
provided with necessary equipment for issuing or vending pari-mutuel
tickets, and adding machine equipment and a device capable of accurate
and speedy determination of the amount of money in each pool and on each
horse and the amount of award or dividend to winning patrons and
displaying the same to its patrons. Such place shall also be equipped
with automatic or hand-operated machinery for displaying on a mutuel
indicator in plain view of the public, the total amount of sales
separately for straight, place and show on every race and on each horse
in such race. The machine or mutuel indicator shall also display the
approximate straight odds on each horse in any race; the value of a
two-dollar winning mutuel ticket, straight, place and show, on the first
three horses in any race; the elapsed time of the race; the value of a
two-dollar daily double ticket, if a daily double be conducted; and any
other information that may be necessary for the guidance of the general
public that the commission may require. All such machines and equipment
must be approved by the commission and the department of taxation and
finance before being used, but the commission shall not require the
installation of any particular make of mechanical or electrical
equipment.