s-13.1, r. 5 - By-law respecting interactive television games

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chapter S-13.1, r. 5
By-law respecting interactive television games
Act respecting the Société des loteries du Québec
(chapter S-13.1, s. 13).
1. A lottery scheme known by the name of “interactive television games” is hereby established.
In this By-law, “interactive television games” means games offered to the public solely in the form of interactive communications on a telecommunicating network.
O.C. 268-92, s. 1.
2. Before starting an interactive television game, a participant shall have access to the following information:
(1)  the name of the game in question;
(2)  the cost of a bet;
(3)  the prizes that may be won;
(4)  the method of awarding the prizes that may be won; and
(5)  the manner in which the prizes will be paid.
O.C. 268-92, s. 2.
3. After having received that information, a participant may end his participation without incurring any costs other than the long-distance costs which may be involved.
O.C. 268-92, s. 3.
4. Before playing, a participant must enter the personal identification code assigned to him by the Société des loteries du Québec (Company).
O.C. 268-92, s. 4.
5. Only a participant who has sufficient sums to his credit with the Company to cover his bet may play.
O.C. 268-92, s. 5.
6. In the case of a discrepancy between the data concerning a participant’s participation, transmitted to him verbally or on a screen, and the data recorded in the Company’s computer, the latter shall prevail.
O.C. 268-92, s. 6.
7. A participation cancelled for any reason whatsoever is void; in that case, the participant is entitled only to the reimbursement of his bet.
O.C. 268-92, s. 7.
8. The annual rate of return for all interactive television games covered by this By-law may not be less than 83%.
O.C. 268-92, s. 8; O.C. 631-2010, s. 1.
9. The prizes shall be awarded on the basis of one of the following:
(1)  drawings, from which the Company will determine the winning participations;
(2)  the results of sporting or other events; or
(3)  operations done by means of a device which determines the elements at random, even where the player may make choices.
O.C. 268-92, s. 9.
10. Where a valid participation results in a win, the prize is awarded in the name of the person assigned the personal identification code used for that participation.
O.C. 268-92, s. 10.
11. No symbol, acronym, name or other characteristic used to identify the games covered by this By-law may be used for advertising or any other purpose without the written authorization of the Company.
O.C. 268-92, s. 11.
12. (Omitted).
O.C. 268-92, s. 12.
O.C. 268-92, 1992 G.O. 2, 1058
O.C. 631-2010, 2010 G.O. 2, 2245