§11-19-14.1  Bookmaking at racetrack or fronton – Entry by convicted bookmakers prohibited. –


Published: 2015

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TITLE 11

Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-19

Gambling and Lotteries

SECTION 11-19-14.1



   § 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.)