Supplier license is license issued by the state gaming control board or commission authorizing a supplier to supply products or services related to slot machines, table game devices or associated equipment to slot machine licensees for gaming purposes. A supplier license gives authority to a supplier to sell slot machines to, or place them on a revenue share basis in, licensed riverboat casinos, live racing facilities with gaming devices and in a land-based casino. A supplier can market its products and expand the area of market on getting a supplier's license.
Following is an example of a state statute (Pennsylvania) which defines the term supplier license :
According to [4 Pa.C.S. � 1103] Supplier License is �A license issued by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board authorizing a supplier to provide products or services related to slot machines, table game devices or associated equipment to slot machine licensees for use in this Commonwealth for gaming purposes�.