5-111.01. Breakage; definition; tax; disposition
A. The term " breakage" means the odd cents by which the amount payable on each dollar wagered in a pari-mutuel pool exceeds a multiple of ten cents, except that in the case of minus pools breakage means the odd cents by which the amount payable exceeds a multiple of five cents. A person licensed under this chapter to conduct a racing meeting shall deduct the breakage from the pari-mutuel pool and such amounts shall be distributed as provided by law.
B. The breakage deducted by a horse racing or harness racing permittee shall be distributed as follows:
1. Fifty per cent shall be retained by the permittee.
2. Twenty-five per cent shall be retained by the permittee and used to supplement the general purse structure.
3. Twenty-five per cent shall be retained by the permittee to supplement purses in races in which Arizona bred horses are winners.
C. The breakage deducted by a dog racing permittee shall be retained by the dog racing permittee.Section: Previous 5-108.03 5-108.04 5-108.05 5-109 5-109.01 5-110 5-111 5-111.01 5-111.02 5-111.03 5-111.04 5-112 5-112.01 5-113 5-113.01 Next
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