CHAPTER 50

DELAWARE HARNESS RACING COMMISSION

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 303, VOLUME 45, LAWS OF DELAWARE, 1944-45, AS AMENDED, WITH REFERENCE TO THE DELAWARE HARNESS RACING COMMISSION, BY AUTHORIZING THE *SALE OF POOLS WITHOUT THE USE OF PARI MUTUEL MACHINES OR TOTALIZATORS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Section 15 of Chapter 303, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, 1944-45, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and deleting the first and second paragraphs thereof and by inserting in lieu thereof the following two paragraphs:

"Section 15. Within the enclosure of any harness horse race meeting licensed and conducted under this Act, but not elsewhere, the wagering and betting on harness horse racing by the use of pari mutuel machines or totalizators and by manual computation without the use of pari mutuel machines or totalizators insofar as the 'daily double' is concerned, is hereby authorized and permitted.

"The Delaware Harness Racing Commission shall have power, in its discretion, to grant a license or licenses to any person, association or corporation to make, conduct and sell pools by the use of pari mutuel machines or totalizators and to make, conduct and sell pools for the 'daily double' by manual computation without the use of pari mutuel machines or totalizators, for the purpose of receiving wagers or bets on harness horse races within the enclosure of any harness horse race meeting licensed and conducted under this Act, but not otherwise, under such regulations as the Commission shall prescribe."

Approved April 25, 1951.