2015 Missouri Revised Statutes
Chapter 572 Gambling
Section 572.030 Until December 31, 2016--Promoting gambling in the first degree.

MO Rev Stat § 572.030 (2015) What's This?

572.030. 1. A person commits the crime of promoting gambling in the first degree if he 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 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. Promoting gambling in the first degree is a class D felony.

(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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