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7856.1000 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.


For purposes of this chapter and chapter 7857, the terms defined in this part have the meanings given them.

Subp. 2.


"Bank" means a bank, banking association, savings association, trust company, or credit union, organized under the authority of this state or the United States with a place of business within this state.

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, L 2001 c 23 s 1]

Subp. 4.


"Director" means the director of the Minnesota State Lottery.

Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 18 SR 1223]

Subp. 6.

Law or state lottery law.

"Law" or "state lottery law" means Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

Subp. 7.


"Lottery" means the Minnesota state lottery operated pursuant to the law.

Subp. 8.

Lottery retailer or retailer.

"Lottery retailer" or "retailer" means a person who has entered into a contract with the director authorizing the retailer to sell lottery tickets.

Subp. 9.

Lottery retailer contract.

"Lottery retailer contract" means the contract entered into between a retailer and the director that authorizes the retailer to sell lottery tickets.

Subp. 10.

Lottery ticket or ticket.

"Lottery ticket" or "ticket" means a lottery ticket issued by the Minnesota State Lottery for sale to the general public.

Subp. 11.


"Person" means an individual, association, corporation, club, trust, estate, society, company, owner or operator of a business, joint stock company, receiver, trustee, assignee, referee, or any other person acting in a fiduciary capacity, whether appointed by a court or otherwise, and any other combination of individuals. The term includes agencies and instrumentalities of the state, including counties and municipalities and agencies and instrumentalities of these entities.

Subp. 12.

Settlement date.

"Settlement date" means the date, designated by the director, by which the retailer is to return unsold instant tickets for a particular game.

Subp. 13.


"State" means the state of Minnesota.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 349A.05


14 SR 2315; 18 SR 1223; L 1995 c 202 art 1 s 25; L 2001 c 23 s 1

Published Electronically:

November 8, 2006