2021 Georgia Code
Title 13 - Contracts
Chapter 9 - Contracts for Future Delivery of Cotton, Grain, Etc
§ 13-9-6. Maintenance or Operation of Bucket Shop

Universal Citation: GA Code § 13-9-6 (2021)
  1. As used in this Code section, the term "bucket shop" means any place of business in which contracts of the nature provided for in Code Section 13-9-3 are made.
  2. The maintenance or operation of a bucket shop is prohibited.
  3. Any person, either as agent or principal, who maintains or operates a bucket shop shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be imprisoned for a period not exceeding two years.

(Ga. L. 1929, p. 245, §§ 4, 6; Code 1933, §§ 20-604, 20-9901.)

Cross references.

- Keeping a gambling place, § 16-12-23.

RESEARCH REFERENCES

ALR.

- Accountability to owner of one who receives funds for "bucket shop" transaction from third person acting without authority, 35 A.L.R. 427.

Violation of statute relating to bucket shops or bucket shop transactions as ground of action by customer or patron, 113 A.L.R. 853.

Right or duty to refuse telephone, telegraph, or other wire service in aid of illegal gambling operations, 30 A.L.R.3d 1143.

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