2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
§21-987. Dissemination of gambling information.

21 OK Stat § 21-987 (2014) What's This?

A. Dissemination of gambling information is the transmitting or receiving, by means of any communications facilities, information to be used in making or settling bets. Provided that nothing herein shall prohibit a licensed radio or television station or newspaper of general circulation from broadcasting or disseminating to the public reports of odds or results of legally staged sporting events.

B. Any person found guilty of disseminating gambling information shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than five (5) years or a fine of not more than Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.

Added by Laws 1975, c. 283, § 7, eff. Oct. 1, 1975. Amended by Laws 1997, c. 133, § 274, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 5, § 177, eff. July 1, 1999.

NOTE: Laws 1998, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 2, § 23 amended the effective date of Laws 1997, c. 133, § 274 from July 1, 1998, to July 1, 1999.

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