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Committee recommends approval of two testing laboratories
At a meeting Thursday, members of the Sports Betting Committee recommended approval of two independent test laboratories to evaluate gaming equipment for compliance with state law and rules governing sports betting. The labs recommended for approval are Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) and BMM Testlabs. The commission is still accepting test lab submissions if others wish to seek approval. The commission will review the recommendation at its Jan. 10 meeting.
Committee recommends internal control requirements
At a meeting Thursday, the Sports Betting Committee approved staff-recommended processes and documents that direct operator-applicants how to construct and submit their proposed internal controls for review. The commission will review this recommendation at its Jan. 10 meeting. Internal control document are important for ensuring compliance. Each licensed operator must receive approval of internal controls before offering bets in North Carolina. At this time the applications of seven prospective operators are under review.
Commission staff invite Independent Testing Laboratories to seek approval
Qualified entities that wish to serve as Independent Testing Laboratories approved by the Commission are invited to submit written materials to staff as soon as possible. Read the communication from staff here.
Second set of sports wagering rules adopted
During a public meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13, the North Carolina State Lottery Commission adopted the second set of rules governing sports wagering. The new rules go into effect Jan. 8, 2024.
Revisions proposed for Rulemaking Package 2
During a public meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 6, the Sports Betting Committee of the North Carolina State Lottery Commission reviewed and adopted staff recommendations for the second set of rules governing sports wagering and recommended their approval to the full commission. Public comments submitted to the Commission during the expedited rulemaking process informed staff recommendations. The proposed rules will be presented to the commission at its next meeting on Dec. 13. View the Notice of Rulemaking for Package 2 and staff-recommended revisions on the Rules & Compliance webpage.