572.030 - Promoting gambling in the first degree — penalty.

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1.A person commits the offense of promoting gambling in the first degree if he or she knowingly advances or profits from unlawful gambling or lottery activity by:

(1)Setting up and operating a gambling device to the extent that more than one hundred dollars of money is gambled upon or by means of the device in any one day, or setting up and operating any slot machine; or

(2)Engaging in bookmaking to the extent that he or she receives or accepts in any one day more than one bet and a total of more than one hundred dollars in bets; or

(3)Receiving in connection with a lottery or policy or enterprise:

(a)Money or written records from a person other than a player whose chances or plays are represented by such money or records; or

(b)More than one hundred dollars in any one day of money played in the scheme or enterprise; or

(c)Something of value played in the scheme or enterprise with a fair market value exceeding one hundred dollars in any one day.

2.The offense of promoting gambling in the first degree is a class E felony.

(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17

In chapter 572 Gambling