3.1 Only eligible individuals are permitted access to a gaming site.

Requirements – At a minimum:

  1. A policy on eligibility of access to the gaming site, play and payment of prizes shall be established, implemented and made public.
  2. The following individuals shall not be permitted access to the gaming site:
    1. An individual under 19 years of age where the gaming site is a Casino, except in the course of employment;
    2. An individual under 18 years of age where the gaming site is a cGaming site, except in the course of employment;
    3. Individuals who appear to be intoxicated if the site is a physical premises;
    4. Every individual who advises the Operator or OLG that the individual is participating in a self-exclusion process established by OLG that applies to the site, unless the individual is accessing the gaming site in the course of their employment;
    5. An individual who is known by the Operator to have been restricted from accessing the gaming site or playing a lottery scheme as a condition of a court order;
    6. Individuals who the Operator or OLG have reason to believe have been excluded from the site under subsection 3.6(1) of the GCA

3.2 Only eligible individuals are permitted to play a lottery scheme.

Requirements – At a minimum:

  1. The following individuals shall not be permitted to play lottery schemes
    1. An individual under 19 years of age where the gaming site is a Casino
    2. An individual under 18 years of age where the gaming site is a cGaming site;
    3. Individuals who appear to be intoxicated if the site is a physical premises;
    4. Every individual who advises the Operator or OLG that the individual is participating in a self-exclusion process established by OLG that applies to the site;
    5. An individual who is known by the Operator to have been restricted from accessing the gaming site or playing a lottery scheme as a condition of a court order;
    6. Individuals who the Operator or OLG have reason to believe have been excluded from the site under subsection 3.6(1) of the GCA;
    7. Officers, members of the board of directors or partners of the Operator;
    8. Registered gaming assistants of an Operator or OLG employed at any gaming site operated by the Operator or OLG;
    9. Executives or staff of a trade union who represent or negotiate on behalf of employees employed at the site;
    10. Employees of registered suppliers who maintain or repair gaming equipment at the site;
    11. Members or employees of the AGCO;
    12. Officers, members of the board of directors, or employees of OLG, unless they are within the description set out in subsection 22(6) of Ontario Regulation 78/12 (ie. they are registered as category 2 gaming assistants or otherwise not required to be registered by the AGCO).
  2. Individuals described in paragraphs 1. a. and b. and e. to l. shall not be permitted to win prizes.

    Note: This Standard does not preclude the AGCO from participating in games for regulatory assurance purposes.

3.2.1 Operators shall not knowingly permit an individual to engage in any of the following prohibited activities and shall take steps to actively monitor and prevent such prohibited activity from occurring:

  1. An individual with access to non-public information related to an event or an individual who may impact the outcome of an event or bet type is prohibited from betting on any event overseen by the relevant sport/event governing body.
  2. Athletes, coaches, managers, owners, referees, and anyone with sufficient authority to influence the outcome of an event are prohibited from betting on events overseen by the relevant sport or event governing body.
  3. Owners (any person who is a direct or indirect legal or beneficial owner of 10 percent or greater) of a sport governing body or member team are prohibited from betting on any event overseen by the sport governing body or any event in which a member team of that sport or event governing body participates.
  4. Those involved in a sport or event may not be involved in compiling betting odds for the competition in which they are involved.

Requirements – At a minimum:

  1. Operators must make reasonable efforts to inform any entity with which they have an information sharing relationship, including independent integrity monitors, other sport betting Operators, the appropriate governing authority for the sport or event, and any other organizations or individuals identified by the Registrar if an individual is found to have engaged in prohibited activity under Standard 3.2.1.
  1. Individuals found to have engaged in prohibited activity in Standard 3.2.1 shall not be eligible for prizes.

​3.3 Lottery schemes shall be provided only within Ontario, unless the lottery scheme is conducted in conjunction with the government of another province.

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