1. The commission shall promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of and
effectuate the policy and objectives of this article as the commission may deem necessary
or advisable, including the development of the initial form of the application for
registration. Such regulations shall provide for the registration and operation of contests in
New York state and shall include, without limitation, responsible protections with
regard to compulsive play and safeguards for fair play. Such regulations may regulate the conduct and operation of contests and platforms,
protect contestants and promote the fairness, honesty and integrity of contests.
2. The commission shall have the following powers and duties for purposes of administering,
regulating, and enforcing the provisions of this article:
(a) all powers and duties assigned by this article, as well as all powers necessary
and proper to fully and effectively execute this article;
(b) to approve and deny applications for registration to conduct contests in New York
state, and to suspend, refuse or renew, or revoke any registration issued to a registrant
under this article;
(c) to review and approve each platform and each contest offered by an operator or
(d) to accept and investigate complaints of any kind from an authorized player and
attempt to mediate such complaints where appropriate;
(e) to investigate alleged violations of this article;
(f) to initiate proper enforcement proceedings where such action is deemed by the
commission to be necessary or appropriate; and
(g) all powers and duties assigned by this chapter.
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