2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 5 - AMUSEMENTS, PUBLIC EXHIBITIONS AND MEETINGS
Section 5:12-115 - Cheating games and devices in a licensed casino; penalty.


NJ Rev Stat § 5:12-115 (2013) What's This?

5:12-115 Cheating games and devices in a licensed casino; penalty.

115. Cheating Games and Devices in a Licensed Casino; Penalty. a. It shall be unlawful:

(1)Knowingly to conduct, carry on, operate, deal or allow to be conducted, carried on, operated or dealt any cheating or thieving game or device; or

(2)Knowingly to deal, conduct, carry on, operate or expose for play any game or games played with cards, dice or any mechanical device, or any combination of games or devices, which have in any manner been marked or tampered with, or placed in a condition, or operated in a manner, the result of which tends to deceive the public or tends to alter the normal random selection of characteristics or the normal chance of the game which could determine or alter the result of the game.

b.It shall be unlawful knowingly to use or possess any marked cards, loaded dice, plugged or tampered with machines or devices.

c.Any person who violates this section is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree and subject to the penalties therefor, except that the amount of a fine may be up to $50,000, and in the case of a person other than a natural person, the amount of a fine may be up to $200,000.

L.1977, c.110, s.115; amended 1991, c.182, s.47; 2011, c.19, s.126.


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