CA Bus & Prof Code Section 19880

In addition to the requirements of Section 19852, in order to be eligible to receive a gambling license as the owner of a gambling enterprise, a corporation shall comply with all of the following requirements:


Maintain an office of the corporation in the gambling establishment.


Comply with all of the requirements of the laws of this state pertaining to corporations.


Maintain, in the corporation’s principal office in California or in the gambling establishment, a ledger that meets both of the following conditions:


At all times reflects the ownership of record of every class of security issued by the corporation.


Is available for inspection by the department at all reasonable times without notice.


Supply supplemental forms and information, in accordance with Section 19865, with the initial license application, and thereafter only on request, to the department, which shall include, but not be limited to, all of the following:


The organization, financial structure, and nature of the business to be operated, including the names, personal and criminal history, and fingerprints of all officers and directors, and the names, addresses, and number of shares held by all stockholders of record.


The rights and privileges acquired by the holders of different classes of authorized securities, including debentures.


The terms on which securities are to be offered.


The terms and conditions on all outstanding loans, mortgages, trust deeds, pledges, or any other indebtedness or security interest.


The extent of the equity security holdings in the corporation of all officers, directors, and underwriters, and their remuneration as compensation for services, in the form of salary, wages, fees, or otherwise.


The amount of remuneration to persons other than directors and officers in excess of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) per annum.


Bonus and profit-sharing arrangements.


Management, consultant, and service contracts related to the operation of controlled gaming.


Options existing, or to be created, in respect of their securities or other interests.


Financial statements for at least three fiscal years preceding the year of registration, or, if the corporation has not been in existence for a period of three years, financial statements from the date of its formation. All financial statements shall be prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and audited by a licensee of the California Board of Accountancy.


Any further financial data that the department, with the approval of the commission, may deem necessary or appropriate for the protection of the state.


An annual profit-and-loss statement and an annual balance sheet, and a copy of its annual federal income tax return, within 30 calendar days after that return is filed with the Internal Revenue Service.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 19880’s source at ca​.gov