MANUFACTURERS

 

View the List of Approved Manufacturer Licenses in the State of Maryland

 

ELIGIBILITY AND DEFINITION – per Annotated Code of Maryland, State Government Article

Unless a manufacturer holds a valid manufacturer license issued by the Commission before conducting business with an applicant or licensee, the manufacturer may not offer any video lottery terminal, instant bingo machine, electronic gaming device, central monitor and control system, associated equipment or software, or goods or services directly related to the operation of video lottery terminals, instant bingo machines, electronic gaming devices, table games or table game equipment.

“Manufacturer” is defined in the Annotated Code of Maryland, State Government Article (“SG”) § 9-1A-01(r) as a person:

  • a. that is engaged in the business of designing, building, constructing, assembling, manufacturing, or distributing a central monitor and control system, video lottery terminals, associated equipment or software, or the cabinet in which a video lottery terminal is housed;
  • b. that produces a product that is intended for sale, lease, or other assignment to the Commission or a licensee;
  • c. that contracts with the Commission or a licensee for the sale, lease, or other assignment of a product described in subparagraph (a);
  • d. that is engaged in the business of designing, building, constructing, assembling, manufacturing, or distributing table games or table game equipment;
  • e. that produces a product related to table games that is intended for sale, lease, or other assignment to a licensee; and
  • f. that contracts with a licensee for the sale, lease, or other assignment of a product described in Subparagraph (e).
  • g. a manufacturer of instant bingo machines shall meet the requirements of and be licensed as a manufacturer of video lottery terminals or table games under COMAR 36.03.02.13; or electronic gaming devices under COMAR 36.07.03.12.

 

APPLICATION:

A Manufacturer, which is applying for a video lottery Manufacturer’s License in the State of Maryland, is defined in State Government Article § 9-1A- 01(r), which means a person:

  • a. that is engaged in the business of designing, building, constructing, assembling, manufacturing, or distributing a central monitor and control system, video lottery terminals, associated equipment or software, or the cabinet in which a video lottery terminal is housed:
  • b. that produces a product that is intended for sale, lease, or other assignment to the Commission or a licensee; and
  • c. that contracts with the Commission or a licensee for the sale, lease, or other assignment of a product described in paragraph (a) above.

[The application form VLT Form 1002 begins the process by which a person may be licensed by the Commission as a Manufacturer].

 

FEES AND COSTS:

Application fee: $10,000

License fee:
Central Monitor & Control System: $25,000

Manufacturer of VLT (Video Lottery Terminal), table game, instant bingo machine, electronic gaming device, associated equipment or hardware: $5,000

Distributor or reseller of VLT, table game, instant bingo machine, electronic gaming
device, central monitor and control system, associated equipment and software: $1,000

Background investigation costs: as incurred. Applicant shall reimburse the Commission for any costs incurred in completing the background investigation.

NOTE: License and application fees are due at the time of application. They are non-refundable.