2015 Missouri Revised Statutes
TITLE XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS (556-600)
Chapter 572 Gambling
Section 572.020 Beginning January 1, 2017--Gambling--penalty.

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

572.020. 1. A person commits the offense of gambling if he or she knowingly engages in gambling.

2. The offense of gambling is a class C misdemeanor unless:

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

(2) The person knowingly engages in gambling with a child less than seventeen years of age, in which case it is a class B misdemeanor.

(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17

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