In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 5-101

  • Additional wagering facility: means a facility that is not the enclosure in which authorized racing takes place but that meets the requirements of section 5-111, subsection A and is used by a permittee for handling pari-mutuel wagering. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Advance deposit wagering: means a form of pari-mutuel wagering that allows a person to deposit monies in advance in an account with an advance deposit provider and use the monies to pay for pari-mutuel wagering on live or simulcast racing that the advance deposit pari-mutuel wagering permittee accepts or makes. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Advance deposit wagering provider: means a betting system or multijurisdictional wagering provider that is authorized to conduct advance deposit wagering pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Association: means a body of persons, corporations, partnerships or associations, united and acting together without a charter from the state for the prosecution of some common enterprise. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Commission: means the Arizona racing commission. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Department: means the department of gaming. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Director: means the director of the department of gaming. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Horse racing: means racing in which horses are mounted and ridden by jockeys. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • License: means the license issued by the department to each employee or other person participating in any capacity in a racing meeting, including officials and employees of the pari-mutuel department. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Pari-mutuel wagering: means a system of betting that provides for the distribution among the winning patrons of at least the total amount wagered less the amount withheld under state law. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Permit: means a permit for a racing meeting issued under the provisions of this article. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Racing meeting: means a number of days of racing allotted by the commission in one permit. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Simulcast: means the telecast shown within this state of live audio and visual signals of horse, harness or dog races conducted at an out-of-state track or the telecast shown outside this state of live audio and visual signals of horse or harness races originating within this state for the purpose of pari-mutuel wagering. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Telephone: means any device that a person uses for voice communications in connection with the services of a telephone company. See Arizona Laws 5-101

1. "Additional wagering facility" means a facility that is not the enclosure in which authorized racing takes place but that meets the requirements of section 5-111, subsection A and is used by a permittee for handling pari-mutuel wagering.

2. "Advance deposit wagering" means a form of pari-mutuel wagering that allows a person to deposit monies in advance in an account with an advance deposit provider and use the monies to pay for pari-mutuel wagering on live or simulcast racing that the advance deposit pari-mutuel wagering permittee accepts or makes.

3. "Advance deposit wagering provider" means a betting system or multijurisdictional wagering provider that is authorized to conduct advance deposit wagering pursuant to this article.

4. "Applicant" means a person, partnership, association or corporation placing before the department an application for a permit or license.

5. "Association" means a body of persons, corporations, partnerships or associations, united and acting together without a charter from the state for the prosecution of some common enterprise.

6. "Commercial horse racing" means horse racing conducted other than by a county fair association.

7. "Commission" means the Arizona racing commission.

8. "Concessionaire" means a person, partnership, association or corporation that offers goods or services for sale to the public, a permittee or a licensee at an enclosure in which authorized racing takes place or an additional wagering facility.

9. "County fair facility" means any place, enclosure or track constructed in accordance with a permit issued by the commission for the purpose of running county fair horse racing dates as well as any commercial dates for horse racing that may be awarded by the commission in reference to the location.

10. "County fair racing association" means an association duly authorized by the board of supervisors to conduct a county fair racing meeting for the benefit of the county.

11. "Dark day simulcast" means a simulcast received on a day when there are no posted races conducted at the enclosure in which authorized racing takes place.

12. "Department" means the department of gaming.

13. "Desensitized" means that a horse’s legs on arrival at the receiving barn or saddling paddock do not respond appropriately to tests for feeling administered by an official veterinarian.

14. "Director" means the director of the department of gaming.

15. "Dog racing" means racing in which greyhound dogs chase a mechanical lure.

16. "Entered" means that a horse or dog has been registered with an authorized racing official as a participant in a specified race and has not been withdrawn prior to presentation of the horse or dog for inspection and testing as provided in section 5-105.

17. "Financial interest" means any direct pecuniary interest.

18. "Firm" means a business unit or enterprise that transacts business.

19. "Handle" means the total amount of money contributed to all pari-mutuel pools by bettors.

20. "Harness racing" means horse racing in which the horses are harnessed to a sulky, carriage or similar vehicle and driven by a driver.

21. "Horse racing" means racing in which horses are mounted and ridden by jockeys. For purposes of county fair racing meetings, "horse racing" means racing in which horses or mules are mounted and ridden by jockeys.

22. "License" means the license issued by the department to each employee or other person participating in any capacity in a racing meeting, including officials and employees of the pari-mutuel department.

23. "Pari-mutuel wagering" means a system of betting that provides for the distribution among the winning patrons of at least the total amount wagered less the amount withheld under state law.

24. "Permit" means a permit for a racing meeting issued under the provisions of this article.

25. "Racing meeting" means a number of days of racing allotted by the commission in one permit.

26. "Simulcast" means the telecast shown within this state of live audio and visual signals of horse, harness or dog races conducted at an out-of-state track or the telecast shown outside this state of live audio and visual signals of horse or harness races originating within this state for the purpose of pari-mutuel wagering.

27. "Source market fee" means the fee that an advance deposit wagering provider pays to a commercial permittee in the state where the advance deposit wagering customer resides.

28. "Telephone" means any device that a person uses for voice communications in connection with the services of a telephone company.

29. "Undesirable" includes known bookmakers, touts, persons convicted of a violation of any provision of this article or of any law prohibiting bookmaking or any other illegal forms of wagering, or any other person whose presence would, in the opinion of the director, be inimical to the interests of the state.

30. "Week" means seven consecutive days beginning on Monday and ending on Sunday, mountain standard time.