Hearings & Appeals

An individual, group of individuals or entity licensed by the OLG that has been fined, whose Sports Wagering License application has been denied, or whose Sports Wagering License has been revoked, or suspended shall have a right to a hearing before a designated Hearing Examiner and, in the event of its affirmation of the fine, denial, revocation, or suspension, whichever applies, the right to appeal the decision of the Office to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

Please refer to 30 DCMR § 2134, Sports Wagering Administrative Hearings for additional information on the OLG’s Hearings and Appeals Process.

Request a Hearing

A request for a hearing shall be filed with the Office of the General Counsel within fifteen (15) business days after the receipt of written notice of a fine or written notice denying, suspending, or revoking a Sports Wagering License.

Each request for a hearing shall contain the following information:
a. The name, address and telephone number of the person filing the request;
b. The name, address and telephone number of the Licensees’ representatives if any; and
c. A clear and concise statement of facts refuting the allegations of the Office.

The hearing request and required information can be submitted to the Office of the General Counsel via mail to:

Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Attn: Office of the General Counsel
2235 Shannon Place, SE,
Washington, DC 20020

The General Counsel shall designate a Hearing Examiner to conduct the hearing and make proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law.

Appeals

Any person whose license is revoked, suspended, or assessed a penalty by the final decision of the Office following a hearing shall have the right to appeal the decision to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia within the time fixed by rule of the Court.

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