Lottery Bond

Lottery Bond Information

A lottery / lotto bond is a commercial surety bond which guarantees the correct use of lottery machines in accordance with industry and state regulations, as well as the correct sale of lottery tickets. In order to get a license, any facility which has a lottery machine is required to obtain such a bond. Lottery bond cost, regulations and requirements vary according to state. Yet, as with every surety bond, a lotto bond is a three-party agreement with the following sides to it: the obligee (the party requesting the lottery bond; the government and consumers), the principal (the business which has to obtain the bond) and the surety company underwriting the lottery bond. The surety company’s role in this agreement is to serve as a guarantor of the bonded principal. If for some reason the principal fails to pay taxes to the state’s lottery commission, tampers with the lottery machine or otherwise abuses the lottery system, a claim can be filed against them. In the case of a claim, the surety is there to back the principal and reimburse the obligee for financial losses. In this way, lottery bonds work like a line of credit. Usually, it is best for all sides to avoid claims on a bond. Nevertheless, if a claim is made and the surety has to step in, the principal is then required to indemnify the surety for any payments it has made.

Listed below are the 3 absolutes in surety.

  • Most be a US Citizen
  • Cannot be in current bankruptcy
  • Cannot be behind in child support

Three party agreement

Surety Bond Definition: The definition of a surety bond is as follows: A surety bond is a binding agreement between three parties. This agreement sets forth a financial guarantee by one party ( “surety” ) to another party ( “obligee” ) that a third party ( “principal” ) will fulfill required obligations to the obligee, and that state, federal, and local laws and applicable regulations will be adhered to. Let’s examine each of the three parties.

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  • Credit below 650 and/or have blemishes on credit report.
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Average cost is 5-15% of the bond amount.
  • Available for all commercial bonds.

Why does credit matter? Applying for a surety bond is similar to applying for a loan. You are asking a surety company to back you financially. Reviewing credit is the best method for the surety to understand their risk. All sureties review credit as a view only and should have no effect on your credit score. While it is true that bad credit makes it harder to obtain a competitive quote, we are committed to making sure all of our customers have access to the best possible rates. While we can’t guarantee that we can provide a bond for the most extreme bad credit situations, we strive to make sure no stone is unturned! In other words, if you are insurable, we will get it written. Contact us today and let us put together an online quote for you that will exceed your expectations.

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