§ 8-502 Civil Action by Persons Aggrieved by Unlawful Discriminatory Practices

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  • Account wagering: means a form of pari-mutuel wagering in which a person establishes an account with an account wagering licensee and subsequently communicates via telephone or other electronic media to the account wagering licensee wagering instructions concerning the funds in such person's account and wagers to be placed on the account owner's behalf. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001
  • Applicant: means any association, corporation or business entity applying for a simulcast license in accordance with the provisions of this article;

    f. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Commission: means the state gaming commission;

    i. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Multi-jurisdictional account wagering provider: means a business entity domiciled in a jurisdiction, other than the state of New York, that does not operate either a simulcast facility that is open to the public within the state of New York or a licensed or franchised racetrack within the state, but which is licensed by such other jurisdiction to offer pari-mutuel account wagering on races such provider simulcasts and other races it offers in its wagering menu to persons located in or out of the jurisdiction issuing such license. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001
  • 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.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Track: means the grounds or enclosures within which horse races are conducted by any person, association or corporation lawfully authorized to conduct such races in accordance with the terms and conditions of this chapter or the laws of another jurisdiction;

    c. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001