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      RS 27:372     


§372. Gaming area limitations

            A. The designated gaming area in an eligible facility shall not contain more than one thousand six hundred thirty-two gaming positions.

            B.(1) No gaming devices other than slot machines and authorized pari-mutuel wagering devices and equipment shall be in the designated gaming area.

            (2) Notwithstanding any provision of Paragraph (1) of this Subsection to the contrary, sports wagering mechanisms as that term is defined in R.S. 27:602 may also be authorized in the designated gaming area if the holder of a license as defined in R.S. 27:353 is also issued a license to operate a sports book by the board in accordance with Chapter 10 of this Title.

            C. As used in this Section, "gaming position" means a slot machine seat. Each slot machine seat shall be counted as one position, subject to the rules and regulations of the board. The board shall specifically provide by rule for the counting of gaming positions for devices and games where seats and spaces are not readily countable. "Gaming position" shall not include a seat or space at a sports wagering mechanism or at a sports wagering window.

            Acts 1997, No. 721, §1, eff. July 9, 1997; Acts 2018, No. 575, §3, eff. May 23, 2018; Acts 2021, No. 440, §1, eff. July 1, 2021.

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