Section 1900.310  Grounds for Disciplinary Actions


a)         Holders of any license issued under the Act and identified key persons shall be subject to imposition of fines, suspension, revocation or restriction of license, or other disciplinary action for any act or failure to act by themselves, their agents, their employees, or any other contracted third party that is injurious to the public health, safety, morals, good order and general welfare of the people of the State of Illinois, or that would discredit or tend to discredit the Illinois sports wagering industry or the State of Illinois.  Without limiting the provisions of this subsection (a), the following acts or omissions may be grounds for discipline:


1)         Failing to comply with, or make provision for compliance with, the Act, this Part, any federal, State or local law or regulation, or a control system or protocol mandated by the Board;


2)         Failing to comply with any order or ruling of the Board or its agents pertaining to the regulation of sports wagering in Illinois;


3)         Being found ineligible for a gaming license, having an application for a gaming license denied, or having a gaming license of any kind revoked or suspended in any state or other gaming jurisdiction;


4)         Employing, associating with, or participating in any enterprise or business with a documented or identifiable organized crime group or recognized organized crime figure;


5)         Employing, associating with, or participating in any enterprise or business with persons:


A)        Of notorious or unsavory reputation;


B)        Who have extensive police records; or


C)        Who have failed to cooperate with any officially constituted investigatory or administrative body;


6)         Failing to establish and maintain standards and procedures designed to prevent ineligible or unsuitable persons from being employed by the licensee;


7)         Misrepresenting any information to the Board or Board staff;


8)         Intentionally making, causing to be made, or aiding, assisting or procuring another to make, any false statement in any report, disclosure, application, permit, form, or any other document, including improperly notarized documents, required by the Act, this Part, or Board requirements (e.g., investigative requests, subpoenas, discovery requests);


9)         Submitting tardy, inaccurate, or incomplete material or information to the Board;


10)        Obstructing or impeding the lawful activities of the Board or its agents;


11)        Willfully or repeatedly failing to pay amounts due or to be remitted to the State;


12)        Failing to timely pay amounts due or to be remitted to the State;


13)        Failing to timely pay a fine imposed by the Board;


14)        Failing to respond in a timely manner to communications from the Board or its agents;


15)        Being unavailable to the Board or its representatives or agents;


16)        Aiding and abetting a violation by a Board member or employee, or other government official, of a requirement established by statute, resolution, ordinance, personnel code, or code of conduct;


17)        Violations of the Act or this Part by any person identified as a key person;


18)        Employing, associating with, or participating in any enterprise or business with a person determined unsuitable to be a licensee or a key person of an applicant or licensee by the Board or any other gaming jurisdiction;


19)        Facilitating, enabling or participating in sports wagering other than in accordance with the Act;


20)        Engaging in, or facilitating, any unfair methods of competition or unfair or deceptive acts or practices, including, but not limited to, the use or employment of any deception, fraud, false pretense, false promise or misrepresentation, or the concealment, suppression or omission of any material fact in the conduct of any sports wagering operation;


21)        Acting in bad faith in the conduct of any business, transaction, or interaction with any other licensee or applicant, or the Board;


22)        Failing to maintain minimum qualifications for licensure; and


23)        Any cause that, if known to the Board, would have disqualified the applicant from receiving a license.


b)         A licensee whose employment has been terminated is subject to revocation of its license for any act or failure to act that occurred while licensed.


c)         A person who has had a license revoked by the Board may not reapply for a license without permission from the Board.