LICENSING

Slot Machine Gaming Guidelines

Florida Slot Occupational Licenses are valid for one or three fiscal years. Licenses expire on June 30. If you have any questions or need assistance completing the forms, please contact the Office of Operations, Licensing Section, at 850.488.3211.

 CODE

 SLOT MACHINE LICENSE

 FEE

1003

Slot Machine License (for permit holders):   Application fee = $2,000,000 and Regulatory fee = $250,000 (must be submitted via EFT).   Required Forms: DBPR PMW 3400 – Permit holder Application for Annual Slot Machine License DBPR PMW 3460 – Authorization for Release of Information DBPR PMW-3190 – Officers and Directors See Chapter 551.107, Florida Statutes, for further details on required documents for obtaining a slot machine license.   Applications for a Slot Machine License must be submitted to the following address: DBPR – Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering Licensing Section 2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, FL 32399-1037$2.25M see text

 CODE

 BUSINESS OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE

   FEE

1050

Slot Machine Business Entity Occupational License   Application fee is $1,000 for a one-year license, $2000 for a three-year license. Payment can be made by check or money order made payable to DBPR.   Occupations include (but are not limited to): slot machine management companies, service companies, vendors, distributors, manufacturers, testing laboratories.   Required Forms: DBPR PMW-3420 – Slot Machine Business Entity Occupational License Application DBPR PMW 3460 – Authorization for Release of Information   Applications for a Slot Machine Business Entity Occupational License may be completed online or mailed to: DBPR – Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering Licensing Section 2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, FL 32399-1037   All Officers, Directors, and Shareholders of 5% or more interest in the business entity who do not need access to a slot machine facility in Florida, must submit a fingerprint card and the $36.00 fingerprint processing fee upon submission of the Slot Machine Business Entity Occupational License Application. An individual Authorization for Release of Information must be completed.   Any Officer, Director, or Shareholder of 5% or more interest of a business entity who needs access to a slot machine facility in Florida, must obtain a Slot Machine Business Employee Occupational License.   The fingerprint fee is $36.00 the first year and $12.00 every 3 years thereafter. A fingerprint card may be obtained at any Pari-Mutuel facility; your local law enforcement office (prints must be taken on an “Applicant” fingerprint card); by contacting the division at the number listed below; or you may submit your fingerprints electronically through a law enforcement agency or an approved vendor that has a live scan or hard card scanning device. If you are able to submit your fingerprints electronically, please submit them with the following required ORI number: FL923230Z.   Fingerprints will be electronically retained for future submissions to the FDLE if there is no lapse in licensure. Fingerprints can be mailed to DBPR; Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering; Licensing Section, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1037.   Any business employee who needs access to a slot machine facility in Florida must obtain a Slot Machine Business Employee Occupational License.$1,000 or $2,000
1058
Slot Combo Business License   Application fee is $1,000 for a one-year license, $2000 for a three-year license. Payment can be made by check or money order made payable to DBPR.   Occupations include (but are not limited to):  businesses providing services to all areas of the slots, pari-mutuel, and cardroom.   Required Forms: DBPR PMW-3420 – Slot Machine Business Entity Occupational License DBPR PMW 3460 – Authorization for Release of Information   Applications for a Slot Combo Business License may be completed online or mailed to: DBPR – Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering Licensing Section 2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, FL 32399-1037   All Officers, Directors, and Shareholders of 5% or more interest in the business entity who do not need access to a slot machine facility in Florida, must submit a fingerprint card and the $36.00 fingerprint processing fee upon submission of the Slot Combo Business License Application. An individual Authorization for Release of Information must be completed.   Any Officer, Director, or Shareholder of 5% or more interest of a business entity who needs access to a slot machine facility in Florida, must obtain a Slot Combo General / Professional License.   The fingerprint fee is $36.00 the first year and $12.00 every 3 years thereafter. A fingerprint card may be obtained at any Pari-Mutuel facility; your local law enforcement office (prints must be taken on an “Applicant” fingerprint card); by contacting the division at the number listed below; or you may submit your fingerprints electronically through a law enforcement agency or an approved vendor that has a live scan or hard card scanning device. If you are able to submit your fingerprints electronically, please submit them with the following required ORI number: FL923230Z.   Fingerprints will be electronically retained for future submissions to the FDLE if there is no lapse in licensure. Fingerprints can be mailed to DBPR; Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering; Licensing Section, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1037.   Any business employee who needs access to a slot machine facility in Florida must obtain a Slot Combo General / Professional License.$1,000 or $2,000

     CODE

 INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES

 FEE

1051

Slot Machine Professional Employee Occupational License   Application fee is $50 for a one-year license, $100 for a three-year license.  Application fees and fingerprint fees must be submitted to the slot machine licensee (permit holder).   Occupations include (but are not limited to): slot operations managers; slot shift managers; floor supervisors; slot tech managers; slot tech supervisors; slot technicians; slot attendants; facility (slot machine licensee) management; slot machine officers, directors and shareholders; chiefs of security; security officers; surveillance directors, investigators, supervisors, operators, and technicians; maintenance supervisors; controllers; count team employees; cage cashiers; count room managers and supervisors; cage managers and supervisors; information systems managers; systems analyst supervisors; operations analyst supervisors; revenue audit managers and supervisors.   Required Forms: DBPR PMW 3410 – Individual Slot Machine Occupational License Application DBPR PMW 3460 – Authorization for Release of Information Two forms of identification as required by Rule 61D-14.010, Florida Administrative Code. All applicants must submit his / her fingerprints for a criminal history background check and pay the $36.00 fingerprint processing fee when submitting an initial application. Every three (3) years after the initial fingerprint submission, upon renewal, the applicant must pay a $12.00 fee for his / her prints to be resubmitted to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for an updated criminal history background check.  Fingerprints must be taken at the slot machine facility.   AGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants for Slot Machine licensing must be 21 years of age or older.   Applications for a Slot Machine Professional Employee Occupational License must be submitted at the State Office where the employee is working.$50 or $100

1052

Slot Machine General Employee Occupational License   Application fee is $50 for a one-year license, $100 for a three-year license.  Application fees and fingerprint fees must be paid by the slot machine licensee (permit holder).   Occupations include (but are not limited to): maintenance employees; information systems technicians; systems and operations analysts; revenue auditors; income audit analysts and auditors; and food service employees.   Required Forms: DBPR PMW 3410 – Individual Slot Machine Occupational License Application DBPR PMW 3460 – Authorization for Release of Information Two forms of identification as required by Rule 61D-14.010, Florida Administrative Code. All applicants must submit his / her fingerprints for a criminal history background check and pay the $36.00 fingerprint processing fee when submitting an initial application. Every three (3) years after the initial fingerprint submission, upon renewal, the applicant must pay a $12.00 fee for his / her prints to be resubmitted to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for an updated criminal history background check.  Fingerprints must be taken at the slot machine facility.   AGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants for Slot Machine licensing must be 21 years of age or older.   Applications for a Slot Machine General Employee Occupational License must be submitted at the State Office where the employee is working.$50 or $100

1053

Slot Machine Business Employee Occupational License   For general- and professional-level employees who work for a business entity and need access to a slot machine facility in Florida. Application fee is $50 for a one-year license, $100 for a three-year license, plus a $36.00 fingerprint processing fee. Payment can be made by check or money order made payable to DBPR.   Occupations include (but are not limited to): all occupations in the professional and general employee professions listed above.   Required Forms: DBPR PMW 3410 – Individual Slot Machine Occupational License Application DBPR PMW 3460 – Authorization for Release of Information Two forms of identification as required by Rule 61D-14.010, Florida Administrative Code. All applicants must submit his / her fingerprints for a criminal history background check and pay the $36.00 fingerprint processing fee when submitting an initial application. Every three (3) years after the initial fingerprint submission, upon renewal, the applicant must pay a $12.00 fee for his / her prints to be resubmitted to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for an updated criminal history background check.  Fingerprints may be submitted on an “Applicant” fingerprint card.   You may submit your fingerprints electronically through a law enforcement agency or an approved vendor that has a live scan or hard card scanning device. If you are able to submit your fingerprints electronically, please submit them with the following required ORI number: FL923230Z  Fingerprints may be mailed to DBPR, Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering; Licensing Section, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1037.  Fingerprints will be electronically retained for future submissions to the FDLE. AGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants for Slot Machine licensing must be 21 years of age or older.   Applications for a Slot Machine Business Employee Occupational License may be completed online or mailed to: DBPR – Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering Licensing Section 2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, FL 32399-1037$50 or $100

1054

Slot Machine Business Officer, Director, Shareholder: No license issued. This profession is for Officers, Directors, and Shareholders of a slot machine business entity who do not need access to a slot machine facility in Florida. The fingerprint processing fee is $36.00. Payment can be made by check or money order made payable to DBPR.   Required Forms: DBPR PMW 3460 – Authorization for Release of Information All applicants must submit his / her fingerprints for a criminal history background check and pay the $36.00 fingerprint processing fee when submitting an initial application. Every three (3) years after the initial fingerprint submission, upon renewal, the applicant must pay a $12.00 fee for his / her prints to be resubmitted to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for an updated criminal history background check.   Fingerprints may be submitted on an “Applicant” fingerprint card).   You may submit your fingerprints electronically through a law enforcement agency or an approved vendor that has a live scan or hard card scanning device. If you are able to submit your fingerprints electronically, please submit them with the following required ORI number: FL923230Z  Fingerprints may be mailed to DBPR, Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering; Licensing Section, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1037.  Fingerprints will be electronically retained for future submissions to the FDLE, if there is no laps in licensure. AGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants for Slot Machine licensing must be 21 years of age or older. Applications for the Slot Machine Business Entity Occupational License may be completed online or mailed to: DBPR – Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering Licensing Section 2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, FL 32399-1037$0
1055
Slot Machine “Combo” Professional Individual License:  For anyone who works in a professional-level position and needs access to the slot machine area and other restricted areas of the pari-mutuel facility to perform his/her duties.  For example, a slot machine technician who is also a card dealer should apply for a slots combo professional license. Application and fingerprint fees must be submitted to the slot machine licensee (permit holder).   Occupations include (but are not limited to):  all professional-level slots, pari-mutuel, and cardroom license occupations.   Required Forms: DBPR PMW 3410 – Individual Slot Machine Occupational License Application DBPR PMW 3460 – Authorization for Release of Information Two forms of identification as required by Rule 61D-14.010, Florida Administrative Code.   All applicants must submit his / her fingerprints for a criminal history background check and pay the $36.00 fingerprint processing fee when submitting an initial application. Every three (3) years after the initial fingerprint submission, upon renewal, the applicant must pay a $12.00 fee for his / her prints to be resubmitted to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for an updated criminal history background check.  Fingerprints must be taken at the slot machine facility.   AGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants for Slot Machine licensing must be 21 years of age or older. Applications for a Slot Machine Professional Employee Occupational License must be submitted at the State Office where the employee is working.
$50 or $100
1056
Slot Machine “Combo” General Individual License:  For anyone who works in a general-level position and needs access to the slot machine area and other restricted areas of the pari-mutuel facility to perform his/her duties.  Application and fingerprint fees must be paid by the slot machine licensee (permit holder).   Occupations include (but are not limited to):  maintenance employees; information systems technicians; systems and operations analysts; revenue auditors; income audit analysts and auditors; and food service employees.   Required Forms: DBPR PMW 3410 – Individual Slot Machine Occupational License Application DBPR PMW 3460 – Authorization for Release of Information Two forms of identification as required by Rule 61D-14.010, Florida Administrative Code.   All applicants must submit his / her fingerprints for a criminal history background check and pay the $36.00 fingerprint processing fee when submitting an initial application. Every three (3) years after the initial fingerprint submission, upon renewal, the applicant must pay a $12.00 fee for his / her prints to be resubmitted to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for an updated criminal history background check.  Fingerprints must be taken at the slot machine facility.   AGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants for Slot Machine licensing must be 21 years of age or older. Applications for a Slot Machine General Employee Occupational License must be submitted at the State Office where the employee is working.
$50 or $100

CODE

 EDUCATIONAL FACILITY LICENSES

 FEE

1057
Slot Machine Educational Facility License:  For educational facilities that conduct specific training courses on slot machines.  Application fee is $100 for a one-year license, $150 for a three-year license.  Payment can be made by check or money order made payable to DBPR. Required Forms: DBPR PMW 3422 – Slot Machine Certified Educational Facility License Application DBPR PMW 3460 – Authorization for Release of Information Copy of Certification from Department of Education   Applications for a Slot Machine Educational Facility License may be completed online or mailed to: DBPR – Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering Licensing Section 2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, FL  32399-1037
$100 or $150
 

Special Note: Pursuant to s. 205.171, F. S. a disabled, honorably discharged veteran from one of the time periods specified in s.1.01(14), F.S., or the unremarried spouse of a deceased disabled veteran meeting this criteria, may be exempt from license fees up to $50. Fingerprints are required just like any other unrestricted license. Fingerprint fees are not exempt.

NEED HELP

Robert Ehrhardt, Director

Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1035

Telephone: 850.487.1395
Facsimile: 850.488.0550

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