(a) The owner of a gambling enterprise shall apply for and obtain a state gambling license. The owner of a gambling enterprise shall be known as the owner-licensee.

(b) Other persons who also obtain a state gambling license, as required by this chapter, shall not receive a separate license certificate, but the license of every such person shall be endorsed on the license certificate that is issued to the owner of the gambling enterprise.

Terms Used In California Business and Professions Code 19851

  • Gambling: means to deal, operate, carry on, conduct, maintain, or expose for play any controlled game. See California Government Code 11004
  • Gambling enterprise: means a natural person or an entity, whether individual, corporate, or otherwise, that conducts a gambling operation and that by virtue thereof is required to hold a state gambling license under this chapter. See California Government Code 11004
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 17325
  • state gambling license: means any license issued by the state that authorizes the person named therein to conduct a gambling operation. See California Government Code 11004

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 233, Sec. 6. (AB 293) Effective January 1, 2010.)