§ 10-14-10  DUTIES OF LICENSED VIDEO TERMINAL OPERATORS.
   In addition to all other duties and obligations required by the Video Gaming Act, the regulations promulgated under the Video Gaming Act and this article, each licensed terminal operator has an ongoing duty to comply with the following:
   (A)   Assume the primary responsibility for the operation and maintenance of video gaming terminals and for payment of tax remittance to the State of Illinois as required by the Video Gaming Act and the payment of the fees imposed by this chapter on licensed terminal operators;
   (B)   Maintain and provide, either directly or through a licensed manufacturer, distributor, supplier or technician, an inventory of associated video gaming equipment to ensure the timely repair and continued, approved operation and play of the video gaming terminals it operates;
   (C)   Ensure the timely repair and continued, approved operation and play of the video gaming terminals it operates;
   (D)   Assume responsibility for the payment of valid receipt tickets issued by video gaming terminals it operates;
   (E)   Maintain at all times an approved method of payout for valid receipt tickets and pay all valid receipt tickets;
   (F)   Assume responsibility for the video gaming terminal and associated video gaming equipment malfunctions, including any claim for the payment of credits arising from malfunctions;
   (G)   Promptly notify the Illinois Gaming Board of electronic or mechanical malfunctions or problems experienced in a video gaming terminal that affect the integrity of video gaming terminal play;
   (H)   Extend no form of deferred payment for video gaming terminal play in which an individual receives something of value now and agrees to repay the lender in the future for the purpose of wagering at a video gaming terminal;
   (I)   Maintain a separate bank account for each licensed video gaming location for deposit of aggregate revenues generated from the play of video gaming terminals and allow for electronic fund transfers for tax payments;
   (J)   Enter into a written use agreement with each licensed video gaming location where video gaming terminals will be located, which agreement complies with the Video Gaming Act, the regulations promulgated under the Video Gaming Act and this chapter;
   (K)   Obtain and install, at no cost to the state or the village and as required by the Illinois Gaming Board, all hardware, software and related accessories necessary to connect video gaming terminals to a central communications system;
   (L)   Offer or provide nothing of value to any licensed video gaming location or any agent or representative of any licensed video gaming location as an incentive or inducement to locate, keep or maintain video gaming terminals at the licensed video gaming location;
   (M)   Not own, manage or control a licensed video gaming location;
   (N)   Conduct advertising and promotional activities in accordance with the Video Gaming Act, the regulations promulgated under the Video Gaming Act and this chapter and in a manner that does not reflect adversely on or that would discredit or tend to discredit the Illinois gaming industry, the state or the village;
   (O)   Respond to service calls within a reasonable time from the time of notification by the video gaming location;
   (P)   Immediately remove all video gaming terminals from the restricted area of play:
      (1)   Upon order of the Illinois Gaming Board, the village, an agent of the Illinois Gaming Board or an agent of the village, or
      (2)   That have been out of service or otherwise inoperable for more than 72 hours;
   (Q)   Provide the Illinois Gaming Board with a current list of video gaming terminals acquired for use in the village;
   (R)   Not install, remove or relocate any video gaming terminal in the village without notification and approval of the Liquor Commissioner or his or her designee;
   (S)   Maintain a video gaming terminal access log for each video gaming terminal, which must be kept inside the video gaming terminal at all times, documenting all access to the video gaming terminal. The log format shall provide for the time and date of access, the persons who had access, the license number when applicable and the nature of the service or repair made during the access; and
   (T)   Service, maintain or repair video gaming terminals at licensed video gaming locations only by licensed technicians or licensed terminal handlers.
(Ord. 2020-09-29, passed 9-21-2020)