Title 50, Chapter 27, Section 31
(a) Any retailer, vendor, or applicant for a retailer or vendor
contract aggrieved by an action of the board may appeal that
decision to the Superior Court of Fulton County.
(b) The Superior Court of Fulton County shall hear appeals from
decisions of the board and based upon the record of the proceedings
before the board may reverse the decision of the board only if the
appellant proves the decision to be:
(1) Clearly erroneous;
(2) Arbitrary and capricious;
(3) Procured by fraud;
(4) A result of substantial misconduct by the board; or
(5) Contrary to the United States Constitution or the Constitution
of Georgia or the provisions of this chapter.
(c) The superior court may remand an appeal to the board to conduct
(d) Any person who appeals the award of a major procurement contract
for the supply of a lottery ticket system, share system, or an
on-line or other mechanical or electronic system shall be liable for
all costs of appeal and defense in the event the appeal is denied or
the contract award upheld. Cost of appeal and defense shall
specifically include but not be limited to court costs, bond, legal
fees, and loss of income to the corporation resulting from
institution of the appeal if, upon the motion of the corporation,
the court finds the appeal to have been frivolous.