2006 Code of Virginia § 54.1-834 - Prohibited activities; penalties

54.1-834. Prohibited activities; penalties.

A. No person licensed to conduct an event shall permit betting or wageringbefore, during or after the event in the building where the event is held.

B. No boxer, promoter or trainer shall participate in a sham or fake boxingcontest. The Department shall have the authority to order, without a hearing,the person controlling the purse to hold the distribution to contestants,promoters and trainers pending a public hearing by the Department. TheDepartment shall, simultaneously with the issuance of such order to retainthe share or purse, institute proceedings for a hearing to determine whethera sham or fake boxing contest has occurred.

C. Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be guilty of aClass 1 misdemeanor.

(1998, c. 895.)

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