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General jurisdiction
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law (PML) CHAPTER 47-A, ARTICLE 5-A
§ 520. General jurisdiction. 1. The commission shall have general
jurisdiction over the operation of all off-track betting facilities
within the state. The commission shall issue rules and regulations in
accordance with the provisions of this article in order to ensure the
accomplishment of the purposes set out in section five hundred eighteen
of this article.

2. The commission shall own or lease all communication and
transmission facilities used to transmit wagering information between
regions, as provided by and subject to the exceptions in section five
hundred twenty-five of this article and may establish a data processing
center, within the amounts appropriated therefor, and provide data
processing services to regional corporations, on a transaction fee

3. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the commission
shall establish such general regulations to limit the access to
off-track betting establishments of persons not permitted to bet
therein, the availability or use of publications, written materials or
communications equipment therein as the commission determines to be in
the interest of public order and the furtherance of the objectives of
this article and shall prohibit the sale of food and beverages in all
facilities where bets may be placed. The commission shall also provide
for the methods for the results of races to be communicated to regional
corporations and disseminated thereby.