2015 Missouri Revised Statutes
TITLE XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS (556-600)
Chapter 572 Gambling
Section 572.020 Until December 31, 2016--Gambling.

MO Rev Stat § 572.020 (2015) What's This?

572.020. 1. A person commits the crime of gambling if he knowingly engages in gambling.

2. Gambling is a class C misdemeanor unless:

(1) It is committed by a professional player, in which case it is a class D felony; or

(2) The person knowingly engages in gambling with a minor, in which case it is a class B misdemeanor.

(L. 1977 S.B. 60)

Effective 1-01-79

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17. Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.

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