Gambling and Lotteries
§ 11-19-14.1 Bookmaking at racetrack or
fronton Entry by convicted bookmakers prohibited.
(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 11-19-14, any person who shall
engage in bookmaking activities while on the premises of a racetrack or fronton
facility shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be punished by
a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) and/or imprisonment not
exceeding five (5) years.
(b) It shall be unlawful for any person who has been
convicted of the crime of bookmaking in the state of Rhode Island or other
state to enter or visit any racetrack or fronton facility and, upon conviction,
that person shall be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars
($500) and/or imprisonment not exceeding one year.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1980, ch. 236, § 1.)