TITLE 11: ALCOHOL, HORSE RACING, LOTTERY, AND VIDEO GAMING SUBTITLE E: SPORTS WAGERING
CHAPTER I: ILLINOIS GAMING BOARD
PART 1900 SPORTS WAGERING
SECTION 1900.510 SUITABILITY FOR LICENSURE
Section 1900.510 Suitability for Licensure
a) The burden is upon each applicant to demonstrate suitability for licensure.
b) The Board shall not grant a license to any applicant if that person has been found by the Board to:
1) Have a background, including a criminal record, reputation, habits, social or business associations, or prior activities that:
A) Poses a threat to the public interests of the State or to the security and integrity of sports wagering;
B) Poses a threat to public health, safety, morals, good order and general welfare of the people of the State of Illinois; or
C) Discredits or tends to discredit the Illinois sports wagering industry or the State of Illinois.
2) Creates or enhance the dangers of unsuitable, unfair, or illegal practices, methods, and activities in the conduct of sports wagering; or
3) Presents questionable business practices and financial arrangements incidental to the conduct of sports wagering.
c) In addition to the qualifications required in the Act and this Part, the Board may deny a license to an applicant if the applicant, or a key person of the applicant:
1) Associates with, either socially or in business affairs, or employs a person:
A) Of notorious or unsavory reputation or who has extensive police records;
B) Who has been convicted of a disqualifying offense under Section 1900.520(c); or
C) Who has failed to cooperate with any officially constituted investigatory or administrative body, including, but not limited to, the Board; or
2) Has had a sports wagering or gaming-related license revoked, suspended or denied in Illinois or any other jurisdiction, or is an affiliate of a person who has had a sports wagering or gaming-related license revoked, suspended, or denied in any other jurisdiction.