As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
 1. “Administrative expenses” includes, but is not limited to, personnel costs, travel, purchase of equipment, and all other expenses not directly associated with the operation or sale of a game.

Terms Used In Iowa Code 99G.3

  • Administrative expenses: includes , but is not limited to, personnel costs, travel, purchase of equipment, and all other expenses not directly associated with the operation or sale of a game. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • Authority: means the Iowa lottery authority. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • Board: means the board of directors of the authority. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • Chief executive officer: means the chief executive officer of the authority. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • lottery products: means any game of chance approved by the board and operated pursuant to this chapter and games using mechanical or electronic devices, provided that the authority shall not authorize a monitor vending machine or a player-activated gaming machine that utilizes an internal randomizer to determine winning and nonwinning plays and that upon random internal selection of a winning play dispenses coins, currency, or a ticket, credit, or token to the player that is redeemable for cash or a prize, and excluding gambling or gaming conducted pursuant to chapter 99B, 99D, or 99F. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • Major procurement contract: means a consulting agreement or a contract with a business organization for the printing of tickets or the purchase or lease of equipment or services essential to the operation of a lottery game. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • Monitor vending machine: means a machine or other similar electronic device that includes a video monitor and audio capabilities that dispenses to a purchaser lottery tickets that have been determined to be winning or losing tickets by a predetermined pool drawing machine prior to the dispensing of the tickets. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • On-line lotto: means a lottery game connected to a central computer via telecommunications in which the player selects a specified group of numbers, symbols, or characters out of a predetermined range. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • Operating expenses: means all costs of doing business, including, but not limited to, prizes and associated prize reserves, computerized gaming system vendor expense, instant and pull-tab ticket expense, and other expenses directly associated with the operation or sale of any game, compensation paid to retailers, advertising and marketing costs, and administrative expenses. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • pull-tab: means a game that offers preprinted paper tickets with the play data hidden beneath a protective tab or seal that when opened reveals immediately whether the player has won. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • Retailer: means a person, licensed by the authority, who sells lottery tickets or shares on behalf of the authority pursuant to a contract. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • seal: shall include an impression upon the paper alone, or upon wax, a wafer affixed to the paper, or an official stamp of a notarial officer as provided in chapter 9B. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Ticket: means any tangible evidence issued by the lottery to provide participation in a lottery game. See Iowa Code 99G.3
  • Vendor: means a person who provides or proposes to provide goods or services to the authority pursuant to a major procurement contract, but does not include an employee of the authority, a retailer, or a state agency or instrumentality thereof. See Iowa Code 99G.3
 2. “Authority” means the Iowa lottery authority.
 3. “Board” means the board of directors of the authority.
 4. “Chief executive officer” means the chief executive officer of the authority.
 5. “Game specific rules” means rules governing the particular features of specific games, including, but not limited to, setting the name, ticket price, prize structure, and prize claim period of the game.
 6. “Instant lottery” or “instant ticket” means a game that offers preprinted tickets such that when a protective coating is scratched or scraped away, it indicates immediately whether the player has won.
 7. “Lottery”, “lotteries”, “lottery game”, “lottery games”, or “lottery products” means any game of chance approved by the board and operated pursuant to this chapter and games using mechanical or electronic devices, provided that the authority shall not authorize a monitor vending machine or a player-activated gaming machine that utilizes an internal randomizer to determine winning and nonwinning plays and that upon random internal selection of a winning play dispenses coins, currency, or a ticket, credit, or token to the player that is redeemable for cash or a prize, and excluding gambling or gaming conducted pursuant to chapter 99B, 99D, or 99F.
 8. “Major procurement contract” means a consulting agreement or a contract with a business organization for the printing of tickets or the purchase or lease of equipment or services essential to the operation of a lottery game.
 9. “Monitor vending machine” means a machine or other similar electronic device that includes a video monitor and audio capabilities that dispenses to a purchaser lottery tickets that have been determined to be winning or losing tickets by a predetermined pool drawing machine prior to the dispensing of the tickets.
 10. “Net proceeds” means all revenue derived from the sale of lottery tickets or shares and all other moneys derived from the lottery, less operating expenses.
 11. “On-line lotto” means a lottery game connected to a central computer via telecommunications in which the player selects a specified group of numbers, symbols, or characters out of a predetermined range.
 12. “Operating expenses” means all costs of doing business, including, but not limited to, prizes and associated prize reserves, computerized gaming system vendor expense, instant and pull-tab ticket expense, and other expenses directly associated with the operation or sale of any game, compensation paid to retailers, advertising and marketing costs, and administrative expenses.
 13. “Pull-tab ticket” or “pull-tab” means a game that offers preprinted paper tickets with the play data hidden beneath a protective tab or seal that when opened reveals immediately whether the player has won.
 14. “Retailer” means a person, licensed by the authority, who sells lottery tickets or shares on behalf of the authority pursuant to a contract.
 15. “Self-service kiosk” means a machine or other similar electronic device that dispenses only on-line lotto tickets, instant tickets, pull-tab tickets, or other printed lottery products, and that does not provide a visual or audio representation of lottery game play. A “self-service kiosk” is not a monitor vending machine or player-activated gaming machine for purposes of this chapter.
 16. “Share” means any intangible evidence of participation in a lottery game.
 17. “Ticket” means any tangible evidence issued by the lottery to provide participation in a lottery game.
 18. “Vendor” means a person who provides or proposes to provide goods or services to the authority pursuant to a major procurement contract, but does not include an employee of the authority, a retailer, or a state agency or instrumentality thereof.