2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 27 - Louisiana Gaming Control
RS 27:30.5 - Manufacture, sale, or distribution of gaming materials intended for illegal use prohibited; altering equipment prohibited; instructing others in cheating prohibited

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 27:30.5 (2018)

§30.5. Manufacture, sale, or distribution of gaming materials intended for illegal use prohibited; altering equipment prohibited; instructing others in cheating prohibited

A. It is unlawful to manufacture, sell, or distribute any cards, chips, dice, voucher, coupon, electronic card, game, or device that is intended to be used to violate any provisions of this Title.

B. It is unlawful to mark, alter, or otherwise modify any gaming equipment, gaming device, or associated equipment in a manner that:

(1) Affects the result of a wager by determining win or loss; or

(2) Alters the normal criteria of random selection, which affects the operation of a game or which determines the outcome of a game.

C. It is unlawful for any person to instruct another in cheating or in the use of any device for that purpose, with the knowledge or intent that the information or use so conveyed may be employed to violate any provision of this Title. The provisions of this Subsection shall not apply to board-approved training programs for gaming employees conducted by, or on behalf of, gaming licensees.

D. Any person who violates any of the provisions of this Section shall be imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than two years or may be fined not more than two thousand dollars, or both.

Acts 2004, No. 324, §1.

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