2019 US Virgin Islands Code
Title 32 - Sports and Parks
Chapter 21 - Virgin Islands Casino and Resort Control Act of 1995
Article IX - Sanctions
§ 475. 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 devices; 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 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 felony or subject to not more than three years imprisonment or a fine of $50,000.00 or both, and in the case of a person other than a natural person, to a fine of not more than $250,000.00.

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