Section 9

Section 9 Cashless Lottery Payments

Section 24 of chapter 10 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 17, the word "agents" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- agents; provided, that said restriction shall not govern the transmittal of lottery information and sales for the purpose of facilitating point of sale transactions, provided, further that said restriction shall govern point of sale transactions involving credit cards as defined in section 1 of chapter 140D and that point of sale transactions under this section shall be subject to the restrictions set forth in subsection (b) of section 5I of chapter 18.

Summary

The section permits the sale of lottery products by remote methods such as debit cards. The prohibition on the use of credit cards to buy lottery products would remain in effect.