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§ 12-107. Pari-mutuel betting.
 

(a)  Construction of section.-  

(1) The prohibition in subsection (b) of this section applies notwithstanding a license or permit granted through or by a county, municipal corporation, or other political subdivision of this State. 

(2) This section does not apply to: 

(i) pari-mutuel betting conducted under the Maryland Horse Racing Act; 

(ii) bingo, carnivals, raffles, bazaars, or similar games of entertainment; or 

(iii) mechanical or electrical devices, commonly known as slot machines, that are authorized in the State and that require the insertion of a coin or token. 

(b)  Prohibited.- A person may not conduct or operate with pari-mutuel betting, or with any similar form of betting, wagering, or gambling: 

(1) the game, contest, or event commonly known as "jai alai"; or 

(2) any other game, contest, or event. 

(c)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine of not less than $200 and not exceeding $1,000 for each violation. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 264A; 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]   

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Maryland > Criminal-law > Title-12 > Subtitle-1 > 12-107

§ 12-107. Pari-mutuel betting.
 

(a)  Construction of section.-  

(1) The prohibition in subsection (b) of this section applies notwithstanding a license or permit granted through or by a county, municipal corporation, or other political subdivision of this State. 

(2) This section does not apply to: 

(i) pari-mutuel betting conducted under the Maryland Horse Racing Act; 

(ii) bingo, carnivals, raffles, bazaars, or similar games of entertainment; or 

(iii) mechanical or electrical devices, commonly known as slot machines, that are authorized in the State and that require the insertion of a coin or token. 

(b)  Prohibited.- A person may not conduct or operate with pari-mutuel betting, or with any similar form of betting, wagering, or gambling: 

(1) the game, contest, or event commonly known as "jai alai"; or 

(2) any other game, contest, or event. 

(c)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine of not less than $200 and not exceeding $1,000 for each violation. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 264A; 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]   


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Maryland > Criminal-law > Title-12 > Subtitle-1 > 12-107

§ 12-107. Pari-mutuel betting.
 

(a)  Construction of section.-  

(1) The prohibition in subsection (b) of this section applies notwithstanding a license or permit granted through or by a county, municipal corporation, or other political subdivision of this State. 

(2) This section does not apply to: 

(i) pari-mutuel betting conducted under the Maryland Horse Racing Act; 

(ii) bingo, carnivals, raffles, bazaars, or similar games of entertainment; or 

(iii) mechanical or electrical devices, commonly known as slot machines, that are authorized in the State and that require the insertion of a coin or token. 

(b)  Prohibited.- A person may not conduct or operate with pari-mutuel betting, or with any similar form of betting, wagering, or gambling: 

(1) the game, contest, or event commonly known as "jai alai"; or 

(2) any other game, contest, or event. 

(c)  Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine of not less than $200 and not exceeding $1,000 for each violation. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 264A; 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]   

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