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      RS 27:239.1     


§239.1. Wagering at the official gaming establishment

            A. Except for racehorse wagering and as provided in Subsection B of this Section, wagering at the official gaming establishment may be made with tokens, chips, vouchers, coupons, or electronic cards issued by the casino gaming operator or an approved casino manager acting on behalf of the casino gaming operator. Electronic cards may be used which are affixed with a magnetic storage media, a "smart card" or those containing an integrated circuit chip, but excluding credit cards issued by any other entity or institution or cards which automatically withdraw funds from a credit, savings, or checking account held at a depository institution as defined by Section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, 12 U.S.C. 1813, which includes any credit union.

            B. Notwithstanding any provision of Subsection A of this Section to the contrary, if the casino gaming operator is issued a license to operate a sports book by the board in accordance with Chapter 10 of this Title, sports wagers at the official gaming establishment may also be made in cash or through a patron's verified sports wagering account.

            Acts 2001, No. 1229, §1; Acts 2012, No. 175, §1, eff. May 22, 2012; Acts 2021, No. 440, §1, eff. July 1, 2021.

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