2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 27 - Louisiana Gaming Control
RS 27:413 - Licenses to operate video draw poker devices at certain alcoholic beverage facilities; multiple facilities

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 27:413 (2018)

§413. Licenses to operate video draw poker devices at certain alcoholic beverage facilities; multiple facilities

A. A person who has been granted a Class A-General retail permit or a Class A-Restaurant permit, as defined in Part II of Chapter 1 or Part II of Chapter 2 of Title 26 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises of a restaurant, bar, tavern, cocktail lounge, or club only, or such an establishment located within a motel or hotel may be granted a license for the placement of not more than three video draw poker devices in his licensed establishment.

B. A person who is the owner of more than one restaurant, bar, tavern, cocktail lounge, or club which is located within a single building or structure, and who has been granted a Class A-General retail permit or a Class A-Restaurant permit, as defined in Part II of Chapter 1 or Part II of Chapter 2 of Title 26 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises of each such facility, may make available for play not more than three video draw poker devices at each separate facility, not to exceed a total of nine video draw poker devices for the single building or structure, if that person and each facility complies with all other requirements of this Chapter and of the administrative rules that are applicable to the operation of video draw poker devices. The limitation on the number of facilities contained in this Subsection shall not apply to any person or entity who owns and operates multiple facilities which are located in a publicly owned and operated transportation facility offering any transportation to interstate and international destinations.

C. For purposes of Subsection B of this Section, a person shall be deemed to own more than one restaurant, bar, tavern, cocktail lounge, or club located within a single building or structure when the person has an ownership interest in each restaurant, bar, tavern, cocktail lounge, club, or other facility located within the single building or structure.

D. Except as provided in Subsection B or C of this Section or R.S. 27:414, when a restaurant, bar, tavern, cocktail lounge, or club is owned by one person, each establishment shall be physically separate and noncontiguous in order to qualify for a license to operate video draw poker devices at each such establishment.

Acts 2012, No. 161, §2.

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