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      RS 27:266     


§266.  Check cashing; purchase of tokens, chips, and electronic cards; prohibitions

A.  No person holding a gaming license and no servant, agent, or employee of the licensee shall cash or accept, in exchange for the purchase of tokens, chips, or electronic cards:

(1)  An identifiable employee payroll check.

(2)  Any document evidencing or stating title to or ownership of, whether unencumbered or encumbered by a privilege, mortgage, or security interest, any classification of motor vehicle, manufactured home, or immovable property, including any building or dwelling situated therein.

(3)  A check that represents a Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or supplemental security income payment.

B.  Any gaming operator, employee, servant, or agent who violates or permits the violation of the provisions of this Section may be imprisoned for not more than six months or fined not more than five hundred dollars, or both.

Acts 1993, No. 845, §1.  Redesignated from R.S. 4:666 by Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 7, §3, eff. May 1, 1996; Acts 1997, No. 484, §1, eff. July 3, 1997; Acts 1997, No. 1285, §1, eff. July 15, 1997.

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