The Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (RACJ) monitors the application of the regulations governing video lotteries, issues licenses to manufacturers, repair companies and site operators, and registers equipment once it has been certified. Before gaming machines and electronic equipment used for video lottery machines maybe put into service, they must be certified by a private laboratory that has been selected by Loto-Québec and approved by the RACJ.
Retailers are obliged to respect a series of stringent rules in order to conserve their license. The RACJ is also exclusively responsible for drafting and assuring compliance with these rules, which stipulate that retailers and their employees are prohibited from:
For more information about the rules governing video lotteries, consult the Publications Québec Web site (reference: “Laws and Regulations” tab, “Revised Statutes and Regulations” option, and use the search function for documents with the statute number: “L-6,r.2.01”).