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7856.1020 DIRECTOR; POWERS AND DUTIES.

The director shall have the power and duty to operate and administer the lottery and to have the overall supervisory authority and responsibility of the lottery, including the adoption of rules and game procedures governing its establishment and operation, subject to review and comment by the board as provided by law. Those powers and duties include, but are not limited to, the administration of the following:

A.

the types of lottery games to be conducted;

B.

the price, or prices of tickets;

C.

the number and sizes of prizes on the winning tickets;

D.

the manner of selecting winning tickets;

E.

the manner of payment of prizes to holders of winning tickets;

F.

the frequency of drawings on selections of winning tickets;

G.

the types and numbers of locations at which tickets may be sold;

H.

the manner and amount of compensation to be paid to retailers necessary to provide for adequate availability of tickets to prospective buyers and for the convenience of the public;

I.

the methods to be used in selling tickets;

J.

the contracting with retailers to sell tickets pursuant to the law;

K.

the apportionment of total revenues accruing from the sale of tickets and from other sources as provided by law;

L.

reporting annually to the governor and legislature as required by law;

M.

maintaining full and complete records of the lottery; and

N.

other matters necessary or desirable for the efficient operation and administration of the lottery, for the convenience of the purchasers of tickets and holders of winning tickets, and to ensure the integrity and public confidence in the lottery.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 349A.05

History:

14 SR 2315

Published Electronically:

November 8, 2006