2019 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 562. Regulation of racing and on-track pari-mutuel wagering.
562.06 Minors on racetracks; wagering prohibited.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 562.06 (2019)

562.06 Minors on racetracks; wagering prohibited.

(1) Admission. Except as provided under subs. (2) and (3), no person under the age of 18 years may be admitted to a racetrack, or a track located at a fair where there is racing, unless accompanied by a parent, grandparent, greatgrandparent, guardian or spouse who is at least 18 years of age, or unless accompanied by another person at least 18 years of age with the written permission of the minor's parent or guardian.

(2) Employment. No person under the age of 16 years may be employed at a racetrack not at a fair. No person under the age of 16 years may be employed in any employment at a fair in any pari-mutuel wagering activity.

(3) Child care. Nothing in this section prohibits a licensee from operating a child care area at a track if the child care area is licensed by the department of children and families under s. 48.65.

(4) Placing a wager. No person under the age of 18 years may make a wager in any race or receive any payout on a wager.

(5) Accepting a wager; making a payout. No licensee may knowingly accept a wager from any person under the age of 18 years or make any payout on a wager to any person under the age of 18 years.

History: 1987 a. 354; 1989 a. 31; 1995 a. 27 s. 9126 (19); 2007 a. 20; 2009 a. 185.

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