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      RS 14:90.5     

  

§90.5.  Unlawful playing of gaming devices by persons under the age of twenty-one; underage persons, penalty

            A. It is unlawful for any person under twenty-one years of age to play casino games, gaming devices, or slot machines.

            B. No person under the age of twenty-one, except an emergency responder acting in his official capacity, shall enter, or be permitted to enter, the designated gaming area of a riverboat, the designated gaming area of the official gaming establishment, or the designated slot machine gaming area of a pari-mutuel wagering facility which offers live horse racing licensed for operation and regulated under the applicable provisions of Chapters 4, 5, and 7 of Title 27 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950.

            C. For purposes of this Section, "casino games, gaming devices, or slot machines" means a game or device, as defined in R.S. 27:44(10) or (12), 205(12) or (13), or 353(14) operated on a riverboat, at the official gaming establishment, or at a pari-mutuel wagering facility which offers live horse racing which is licensed for operation and regulated under the provisions of Chapters 4, 5, and 7 of Title 27 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950.

            D. Whoever violates the provisions of this Section shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars and may be imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.

            Acts 2004, No. 828, §1; Acts 2014, No. 738, §1; Acts 2016, No. 488, §1.



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