562.05 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also Game, Wis. adm. code.
562.05 AnnotationResidency under sub. (3w) (a) is discussed. 80 Atty. Gen. 124.
562.052 562.052 Employees at racetrack. At least 85 percent of the individuals employed by a licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (a) to (c), or by a person providing services under a contract with such a licensee, who work at the racetrack where races are held pursuant to the license shall have been residents of this state for at least one year immediately before their employment at the racetrack.
562.052 History History: 1987 a. 354.
562.056 562.056 Registration of greyhounds. No dog which is of the greyhound breed may be entered in a race on which pari-mutuel wagering is conducted unless the dog is registered with the National Greyhound Association of Abilene, Kansas.
562.056 History History: 1987 a. 354; 1989 a. 31.
562.057 562.057 Simulcasting races; intertrack wagering.
562.057(1)(1)An intertrack wagering licensee may accept wagers on races that are conducted at 2 or more host tracks during the same race day with the approval of the department.
562.057(3) (3)An intertrack wagering licensee is solely responsible for maintaining the pari-mutuel pools on the races on which the intertrack wagering licensee conducts intertrack wagering and for making all payouts on intertrack wagers. Each race performance on which intertrack wagering is conducted is considered a separate race day for purposes of ss. 562.065 and 562.08.
562.057(4) (4)Subject to sub. (4m), the department may permit a licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) to receive simulcast races from out-of-state racetracks, to conduct pari-mutuel wagering on those races and to commingle the licensee's wagering pools on those races with those of any out-of-state racetrack from which the licensee is permitted to receive simulcast races. The department may permit a licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) to simulcast races to any out-of-state legal wagering entity, and to commingle the licensee's wagering pools on those races with those of any out-of-state legal wagering entity to which the licensee is permitted to simulcast those races.
562.057(4m) (4m)The department may not permit a licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) to receive simulcast races under sub. (4) unless the department determines that all of the following conditions are met:
562.057(4m)(a)1.1. For a racetrack at which $25,000,000 or more was wagered during the calendar year immediately preceding the year in which the applicant proposes to conduct wagering on simulcast races, at least 250 race performances were conducted at the racetrack during that period.
562.057(4m)(a)2. 2. For a racetrack at which less than $25,000,000 was wagered during the calendar year immediately preceding the year in which the applicant proposes to conduct wagering on simulcast races, at least 200 race performances were conducted at the racetrack during that period.
562.057(4m)(c) (c) The conduct of wagering on simulcast races will not adversely affect the public health, welfare or safety.
562.057(5) (5)The department shall promulgate rules administering sub. (4).
562.057 Annotation This section, which permits licensed racetracks to simulcast races conducted at other racetracks, does not violate the article IV, section 24 (5), requirement of “on-track" betting. 77 Atty. Gen. 299.
562.06 562.06 Minors on racetracks; wagering prohibited.
562.06(1)(1)Admission. Except as provided under subs. (2) and (3), no person under the age of 18 years may be admitted to a racetrack, or a track located at a fair where there is racing, unless accompanied by a parent, grandparent, greatgrandparent, guardian or spouse who is at least 18 years of age, or unless accompanied by another person at least 18 years of age with the written permission of the minor's parent or guardian.
562.06(2) (2)Employment. No person under the age of 16 years may be employed at a racetrack not at a fair. No person under the age of 16 years may be employed in any employment at a fair in any pari-mutuel wagering activity.
562.06(3) (3)Child care. Nothing in this section prohibits a licensee from operating a child care area at a track if the child care area is licensed by the department of children and families under s. 48.65.
562.06(4) (4)Placing a wager. No person under the age of 18 years may make a wager in any race or receive any payout on a wager.
562.06(5) (5)Accepting a wager; making a payout. No licensee may knowingly accept a wager from any person under the age of 18 years or make any payout on a wager to any person under the age of 18 years.
562.065 562.065 Types of pools, payouts and allocations of amounts wagered.
562.065(1)(1)Types of pools; purses. The department shall promulgate rules governing types of pari-mutuel pools that are permitted on races and the payment and allocation of purses for races.
562.065(2) (2)Minimum wagers and payouts. The minimum wager which may be accepted by a licensee is $2. The minimum payout that a licensee may make on a wager is $2.20 on a $2 wager. A licensee may accept a $1 minimum wager on the outcome of a race having 3 or more wagering interests if the total amount wagered is at least $2.
562.065(3) (3)Allocations.
562.065(3)(a) (a) Deduction. From the total amount wagered on all animals selected to win, place or show in a race, a licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) and (c) shall deduct 17 percent or an amount approved by the department under s. 562.02 (1) (k) up to 20 percent and pay the balance, minus breakage, to winning ticket holders, except that for a multiple pool, the licensee shall deduct 23 percent or an amount approved by the department under s. 562.02 (1) (k) up to 25 percent and pay the balance, minus breakage, to winning ticket holders. Nothing in this paragraph prohibits the licensee from retaining amounts wagered in multiple pools which are required to be paid to winning ticket holders if there are no winning ticket holders, for the sole purpose of paying these amounts to winning ticket holders of subsequent races.
562.065(3)(b) (b) Purses.
562.065(3)(b)1.1. For horse races, from the total amount deducted under par. (a) on each race day, the licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) shall use at least an amount equal to 8 percent of the total amount wagered on each race day for purses for races held on that race day, except as provided in s. 562.057 (4). The licensee shall pay purses directly to the owner of a horse or, if a horse is leased, the licensee shall pay the purse directly to the lessor and lessee of the horse as agreed in a written lease agreement on file with the licensee.
562.065(3)(b)2. 2. For dog races, from the total amount deducted under par. (a) on each race day, the licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) shall use at least an amount equal to 4.5 percent of the total amount wagered on each race day for purses, except as provided in s. 562.057 (4). Purses shall be paid on or before Thursday of the calendar week immediately following the race day on which the purses are won. The licensee shall pay purses directly to the owner of a dog or, if a dog is leased, the licensee shall pay the purse directly to the lessor and lessee of the dog as agreed in a written lease agreement on file with the licensee.
562.065(3)(b)3. 3. In addition to the amounts required under subds. 1. and 2., if a licensee deducts under par. (a) more than 17 percent from the total amount wagered on all animals selected to win, place or show in a race or more than 23 percent from the total amount wagered on all animals for a multiple pool in a race, the licensee shall use for purses at least an amount that equals 4.5 percent of any amount that the licensee deducts as a result of increasing the deduction under par. (a) beyond the 17 percent and 23 percent levels.
562.065(3)(c) (c) Pari-mutuel tax.
562.065(3)(c)1.1. For horse races, from the total amount deducted under par. (a) on each race day, a licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) shall deposit with the department the following amounts:
562.065(3)(c)1.a. a. One percent of the total amount wagered on that race day if the total amount wagered on all previous race days during the year is more than $50,000,000 but not more than $100,000,000.
562.065(3)(c)1.b. b. Two percent of the total amount wagered on that race day if the total amount wagered on all previous race days during the year is more than $100,000,000 but not more than $150,000,000.
562.065(3)(c)1.c. c. Three percent of the total amount wagered on that race day if the total amount wagered on all previous race days during the year is more than $150,000,000.
562.065(3)(c)2g. 2g. For dog races, from the total amount deducted under par. (a) on each race day that is on or after January 1, 1993, a licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) shall deposit with the department the following amounts:
562.065(3)(c)2g.a. a. Two percent of the total amount wagered on that race day if the total amount wagered on all previous race days during the year is not more than $25,000,000.
562.065(3)(c)2g.b. b. Two and two-thirds percent of the total amount wagered on that race day if the total amount wagered on all previous race days during the year is more than $25,000,000 but not more than $100,000,000.
562.065(3)(c)2g.c. c. Four and two-thirds percent of the total amount wagered on that race day if the total amount wagered on all previous race days during the year is more than $100,000,000 but not more than $150,000,000.
562.065(3)(c)2g.d. d. Six and two-thirds percent of the total amount wagered on that race day if the total amount wagered on all previous race days during the year is more than $150,000,000 but not more than $200,000,000.
562.065(3)(c)2g.e. e. Seven and two-thirds percent of the total amount wagered on that race day if the total amount wagered on all previous race days during the year is more than $200,000,000 but not more than $250,000,000.
562.065(3)(c)2g.f. f. Eight and two-thirds percent of the total amount wagered on that race day if the total amount wagered on all previous race days during the year is more than $250,000,000.
562.065(3)(c)4. 4. Annually, not later than February 15, a licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) shall file with the department a statement computing the total amount paid to the department under subd. 1. during the immediately preceding year and the total amount wagered at races sponsored and managed by the licensee during that year. If the total amount paid to the department under subd. 1. exceeds the amount due under subd. 1. the department shall refund the difference to the licensee. If the total amount paid is less than the amount due the licensee shall remit the difference to the department.
562.065(3)(cm) (cm) Crediting of moneys. All moneys received under par. (c) shall be credited to the appropriation accounts under ss. 20.455 (2) (g) and 20.505 (8) (g).
562.065(3)(d) (d) General program operations.
562.065(3)(d)1.1. From the total amount deducted under par. (a) on each race day, a licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) shall deposit with the department an amount equal to 0.75 percent of the total amount wagered on that race day.
562.065(3)(d)2. 2. The department shall credit the money received under subd. 1. to the appropriation accounts under ss. 20.455 (2) (g) and 20.505 (8) (g).
562.065(3)(e) (e) Breakage. A licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) may retain 100 percent of the breakage for each race day.
562.065(3m) (3m)Allocations of amounts wagered at fairs.
562.065(3m)(a)(a) Deduction. From the total amount wagered, a licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (c) shall deduct 20 percent and pay the balance, minus breakage, to winning ticketholders. Nothing in this paragraph prohibits the licensee from retaining amounts wagered in multiple pools which are required to be paid to winning ticketholders if there are no winning ticketholders, for the sole purpose of paying those amounts to winning ticketholders of subsequent races.
562.065(3m)(b) (b) Purses. From the total amount deducted under par. (a) on each race day, the licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (c) shall use at least an amount equal to 8 percent of the total amount wagered on each race day for purses for races held on that race day.
562.065(3m)(c) (c) Payment by licensee to the department.
562.065(3m)(c)1. 1. From the total amount of the deduction under par. (a) remaining after the payment of purses under par. (b), the licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (c) shall retain an amount equal to the licensee's costs related to pari-mutuel racing and wagering conducted under the license. The department shall, by rule, determine the costs which may be included under this subdivision and require auditing of these costs.
562.065(3m)(c)2. 2. The licensee may retain 50 percent of the amount of the deduction under par. (a) remaining after the payment of purses under par. (b), and the payment of the licensee's cost under subd. 1. The licensee shall deposit the remaining 50 percent of that amount with the department. The department shall credit moneys received under this subdivision to the appropriation accounts under ss. 20.455 (2) (g) and 20.505 (8) (g).
562.065(3m)(d) (d) Breakage. A licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (c) shall retain total breakage for each race day.
562.065(3r) (3r)Period for deposit by licensee. The licensee shall make the deposits required under subs. (3) (c) 1. and 2g. and (d) 1. and (3m) (c) 2. no later than 48 hours after the close of the race day or, if the 48-hour period does not include a business day, on the first business day immediately following the close of the race day.
562.065(4) (4)Unclaimed prizes. A licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (b) shall pay to the department 50 percent of any winnings on a race that are not claimed within 90 days after the end of the period authorized for racing in that year under s. 562.05 (9). The department shall credit moneys received under this subsection to the appropriation accounts under ss. 20.455 (2) (g) and 20.505 (8) (g). The licensee may retain the remaining 50 percent of the winnings.
562.075 562.075 Horses foaled in this state; three-year-old horses.
562.075(1)(1)Horses foaled in this state. Every licensee to sponsor and manage horse races under s. 562.05 (1) (b) or (c) shall hold at least one race on every race day which is limited to horses foaled in this state, except that another race may be substituted if the licensee is unable, with reasonable effort, to attract sufficient competition for such a race. The department shall define, by rule, the term “foaled in this state".
562.075(2) (2)Three-year-old horses.
562.075(2)(a) (a) Definition. In this subsection, “3-year-old horse" means a horse which was foaled during the 3rd year immediately before the year in which the horse participates in a race.
562.075(2)(b) (b) Races. Every person licensed to sponsor and manage horse races under s. 562.05 (1) (b) or (c) shall hold at least one race, on every race day, which is limited to 3-year-old horses, which did not race during the prior 2 years. If the licensee is unable, with reasonable effort, to attract sufficient competition for such a race, another race may be substituted.
562.075 History History: 1987 a. 354; 1991 a. 269; 1995 a. 27 ss. 6968 to 6972, 9123 (6pp); 1997 a. 27.
562.08 562.08 Admissions tax.
562.08(1)(1)Every licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (a) or (e) shall collect 50 cents per person entering a racetrack as a spectator on each race day on which an admission fee is charged, including any person entering the racetrack as a spectator on a free pass or complimentary ticket.
562.08(2) (2)Quarterly, of the amount collected during the quarter under sub. (1), a licensee under s. 562.05 (1) (a) shall pay 50 percent to the county where the amount was collected and 50 percent to the city, village or town where the amount was collected.
562.08(3) (3)Each county, city, village and town receiving moneys under sub. (2) shall use at least part of the moneys to defray the costs of law enforcement, traffic control and other municipal expenditures incidental to the conduct of racing in that county, city, village or town and shall submit annually a report to the department showing how it has expended those moneys.
562.08 History History: 1987 a. 354; 1991 a. 39, 269; 1995 a. 27 s. 9123 (6pp); 1997 a. 27.
562.09 562.09 Medication of or tampering with race animals.
562.09(1)(1)Department rules.
562.09(1)(a)(a) The department shall promulgate and enforce rules governing the administration of medication and foreign substances to animals at racetracks where there is racing and medical testing of those animals. The rules shall provide that no medication or foreign substance, as defined by the department, may be administered to an animal within 48 hours prior to its entry in a race and that no animal participating in a race may carry any medication or foreign substance in its body, except as provided in this paragraph. The rules may permit specified levels of the following medications or foreign substances to be present in the body of an animal participating in a race if it is determined by the department that the medication or foreign substance entered the body of the animal through the food chain: procaine and its metabolites; sulfa drugs and their metabolites; polyethylene glycol; and any other medication or foreign substance that may enter the body of an animal through the food chain and that the department determines will not affect the integrity of the race or will not be relevant to the wagering public if the medication or foreign substance is present in an animal participating in a race. The rules shall specify the permissible levels of those medications or foreign substances consistent with levels resulting from food ingestion and in a manner that enables the levels to be detected in a urine sample of the animal.
562.09(1)(b) (b) The department shall establish, by rule, the qualifications for any laboratory which the department uses for testing under this section.
562.09(2) (2)Testing and detention.
562.09(2)(a) (a) The owner or the agent or employee of the owner of any animal on a racetrack shall permit any member, steward, employee or other agent of the department to make any test which the department determines to be proper to determine if a medication or foreign substance has been administered to that animal in violation of sub. (1).
562.09(2)(b)1.1. The department shall require, by rule, that every horse entered in a race be tested before the race to determine if a medication or foreign substance has been administered to the horse in violation of sub. (1). The rule shall require that every horse entered in a race shall be detained from the time the prerace test is administered until the horse leaves the detention area to proceed to the start of the race. The rules shall limit the persons who may be present when samples are taken for the tests and who may be present in the detention area and shall identify who those persons may be.
562.09(2)(b)2. 2. The department shall require, by rule, that immediately after every race at least one animal, as identified by the department rule, be tested to determine if a medication or foreign substance has been administered to the animal in violation of sub. (1). A steward or veterinarian employed by, under contract with or approved by the department may designate additional animals to be tested to determine whether a violation of sub. (1) has occurred.
562.09(2)(bm) (bm) The rules which the department applies at racetracks at fairs under pars. (a) and (b) and sub. (1) may differ from the rules which the department applies under pars. (a) and (b) and sub. (1) at other racetracks.
562.09(2)(c) (c) Any finding by the department that a medication or foreign substance has been administered to an animal in violation of sub. (1) is prima facie evidence of a violation of sub. (1).
562.09(2)(d) (d) The results of any test under this subsection shall be kept on file by the department for at least one year following the test.
562.09(2)(e) (e) The department shall establish, by rule, and charge fees for testing under this subsection. Fees received under this paragraph shall be credited to the appropriation accounts under ss. 20.455 (2) (g) and 20.505 (8) (g).
562.09(3) (3)Prohibited acts. No person may do any of the following:
562.09(3)(a) (a) Enter an animal in a race if the person knows or should know that a medication or foreign substance has been administered to that animal in violation of sub. (1).
562.09(3)(b) (b) Administer a medication or foreign substance to an animal in violation of sub. (1).
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 184 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on March 28, 2020. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after March 28, 2020, are designated by NOTES. (Published 3-28-20)