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Title XXXIII Chapter 551 Slot Machines

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  • 551.101   Slot machine gaming authorized.
    Any licensed pari-mutuel facility located in Miami-Dade County or Broward County existing at the time of adoption of s. 23, Art. X of the State...
  • 551.102   Definitions.
    As used in this chapter, the term:(1) "Distributor" means any person who sells, leases, or offers or otherwise provides, distributes, or services any slot machine or...
  • 551.103   Powers and duties of the division and law enforcement.
    (1) The division shall adopt, pursuant to the provisions of ss. 120.536(1) and 120.54, all rules necessary to implement, administer, and regulate slot machine gaming as...
  • 551.104   License to conduct slot machine gaming.
    (1) Upon application and a finding by the division after investigation that the application is complete and the applicant is qualified and payment of the initial...
  • 551.1045   Temporary licenses.
    (1) Notwithstanding any provision of s. 120.60 to the contrary, the division may issue a temporary occupational license upon the receipt of a complete application from...
  • 551.105   Slot machine license renewal.
    (1) Slot machine licenses shall be effective for 1 year after issuance and shall be renewed annually. The application for renewal must contain all revisions to...
  • 551.106   License fee; tax rate; penalties.
    (1) LICENSE FEE.—(a) Upon submission of the initial application for a slot machine license and annually thereafter, on the anniversary date of the issuance of the initial...
  • 551.107   Slot machine occupational license; findings; application; fee.
    (1) The Legislature finds that individuals and entities that are licensed under this section require heightened state scrutiny, including the submission by the individual licensees or...
  • 551.108   Prohibited relationships.
    (1) A person employed by or performing any function on behalf of the division may not:(a) Be an officer, director, owner, or employee of any person or...
  • 551.109   Prohibited acts; penalties.
    (1) Except as otherwise provided by law and in addition to any other penalty, any person who knowingly makes or causes to be made, or aids,...
  • 551.111   Legal devices.
    Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, a slot machine manufactured, sold, distributed, possessed, or operated according to the provisions of this chapter is...
  • 551.112   Exclusions of certain persons.
    In addition to the power to exclude certain persons from any facility of a slot machine licensee in this state, the division may exclude any...
  • 551.113   Persons prohibited from playing slot machines.
    (1) A person who has not attained 21 years of age may not play or operate a slot machine or have access to the designated slot...
  • 551.114   Slot machine gaming areas.
    (1) A slot machine licensee may make available for play up to 2,000 slot machines within the property of the facilities of the slot machine licensee....
  • 551.116   Days and hours of operation.
    Slot machine gaming areas may be open daily throughout the year. The slot machine gaming areas may be open a cumulative amount of 18 hours...
  • 551.117   Penalties.
    The division may revoke or suspend any slot machine license issued under this chapter upon the willful violation by the slot machine licensee of any...
  • 551.118   Compulsive or addictive gambling prevention program.
    (1) The slot machine licensee shall offer training to employees on responsible gaming and shall work with a compulsive or addictive gambling prevention program to recognize...
  • 551.119   Caterer's license.
    A slot machine licensee is entitled to a caterer's license pursuant to s. 565.02 on days on which the pari-mutuel facility is open to the...
  • 551.121   Prohibited activities and devices; exceptions.
    (1) Complimentary or reduced-cost alcoholic beverages may not be served to persons playing a slot machine. Alcoholic beverages served to persons playing a slot machine shall...
  • 551.122   Rulemaking.
    The division may adopt rules pursuant to ss. 120.536(1) and 120.54 to administer the provisions of this chapter.History.—s. 1, ch.
  • 551.123   Legislative authority; administration of chapter.
    The Legislature finds and declares that it has exclusive authority over the conduct of all wagering occurring at a slot machine facility in this state....

Last modified: July 29, 2014