2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 465 - Crimes and Liabilities Concerning Gaming
NRS 465.080 - Possession, use, sale or manufacture of counterfeit, unapproved or unlawful instruments or items; possession of certain unlawful devices or paraphernalia for manufacturing slugs.


NV Rev Stat § 465.080 (2013) What's This?

1. It is unlawful for any licensee, employee or other person, not a duly authorized employee of a licensee acting in furtherance of his or her employment within an establishment, to possess, use, sell or manufacture counterfeit chips, counterfeit debit instruments or other counterfeit wagering instruments in a gambling game, associated equipment or a cashless wagering system.

2. It is unlawful for any licensee, employee or other person, not a duly authorized employee of a licensee acting in furtherance of his or her employment within an establishment, to possess, use, sell or manufacture any counterfeit instruments, counterfeit tickets or other counterfeit items that are used to determine the outcome of any contest or promotional activity conducted by or on behalf of any licensee.

3. It is unlawful for any person, in playing or using any gambling game, associated equipment or cashless wagering system designed to be played with, receive or be operated by chips, tokens, wagering credits or other wagering instruments approved by the State Gaming Control Board or by lawful coin of the United States of America:

(a) Knowingly to use other than chips, tokens, wagering credits or other wagering instruments approved by the State Gaming Control Board or lawful coin, legal tender of the United States of America, or to use coin or tokens not of the same denomination as the coin or tokens intended to be used in that gambling game, associated equipment or cashless wagering system; or

(b) To use any device or means to violate the provisions of this chapter.

4. It is unlawful for any person, not a duly authorized employee of a licensee acting in furtherance of such employment within an establishment, to have on his or her person or in his or her possession on or off the premises of any licensed gaming establishment any device intended to be used to violate the provisions of this chapter.

5. It is unlawful for any person, not a duly authorized employee of a licensee acting in furtherance of such employment within an establishment, to have on his or her person or in his or her possession on or off the premises of any licensed gaming establishment any key or device known to have been designed for the purpose of and suitable for opening, entering or affecting the operation of any gambling game, cashless wagering system or drop box, or any electronic or mechanical device connected thereto, or for removing money or other contents therefrom.

6. It is unlawful for any person, not a duly authorized employee of a licensee acting in furtherance of such employment within an establishment, to have on his or her person or in his or her possession any paraphernalia for manufacturing slugs. As used in this subsection, paraphernalia for manufacturing slugs means the equipment, products and materials that are intended for use or designed for use in manufacturing, producing, fabricating, preparing, testing, analyzing, packaging, storing or concealing a counterfeit facsimile of the chips, tokens, debit instruments or other wagering instruments approved by the State Gaming Control Board or a lawful coin of the United States, the use of which is unlawful pursuant to subsection 3. The term includes, but is not limited to:

(a) Lead or lead alloys;

(b) Molds, forms or similar equipment capable of producing a likeness of a gaming token or United States coin;

(c) Melting pots or other receptacles;

(d) Torches;

(e) Tongs, trimming tools or other similar equipment; and

(f) Equipment which can be reasonably demonstrated to manufacture facsimiles of debit instruments or wagering instruments approved by the State Gaming Control Board.

7. Possession of more than one of the devices, equipment, products or materials described in this section permits a rebuttable inference that the possessor intended to use them for cheating.

[1:239:1951; A 1955, 13] + [2:239:1951] (NRS A 1965, 1467; 1967, 588; 1973, 445; 1977, 475; 1979, 1477; 1981, 1293; 1989, 971; 1991, 939; 1993, 830; 1995, 1502; 2007, 1120)

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