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      RS 14:90.6     


§90.6.  Gambling or wagering at cockfights

A.  Gambling or wagering at a cockfight is the aiding or abetting or participation in any game, contest, lottery, or contrivance, in any location or place where a cockfight is being conducted and whereby a person risks the loss of anything of value in order to realize a profit.

B.  Whoever commits the crime of gambling or wagering at a cockfight shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.  Upon a second and subsequent violation of this Section, the penalty shall be a fine of one thousand dollars, or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.

C.  Whoever conducts, finances, manages, supervises, directs, leases, or owns all or part of a business or the premises when such person has knowledge that gambling or wagering at a cockfight occurs shall be fined not more than twenty thousand dollars, or imprisoned with or without hard labor, for not more than five years, or both.

Acts 2007, No. 223, §1.

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