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§ 12-104. Gaming device, or building, vessel, or place for gambling

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 12. Gaming--Statewide Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. General Provisions
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 12-104
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 237; MD CODE Art. 27, § 239; MD CODE Art. 27, § 241; MD CODE Art. 27, § 242
§ 12-104. Gaming device, or building, vessel, or place for gambling
Prohibited
(a) A person may not:
(1) keep a gaming device, or all or a part of a building, vessel, or place, on land or water within the State for the purpose of gambling;
(2) own, rent, or occupy all or a part of a building, vessel, or place and knowingly allow a gaming device to be kept in the building, vessel, or place;
(3) lease or rent all or a part of a building, vessel, or place to be used for the purpose of gambling;
(4) deal at a gaming device or in a building, vessel, or place for gambling;
(5) manage a gaming device or a building, vessel, or place for gambling; or
(6) have an interest in a gaming device or the profits of a gaming device.
Penalty
(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment for not less than 6 months and not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $500 or both.

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Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, §§ 237, 239, 241, 242.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 12-104, MD CRIM LAW § 12-104
Current through legislation effective through April 21, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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