§61-10-11b. Possession of "policy" or "numbers" slips unlawful.
The possession, by any person other than a public officer
acting in his official capacity, of any writing, paper, or document
representing or being a record of any chance, share or interest in
numbers, sold, given away, drawn, or selected, or to be drawn or
selected, in what is commonly called "policy" or "numbers," or in
the nature of a bet, wager or insurance upon the drawing or
selection, or the drawn or selected numbers of any "policy" or
"numbers" lottery, or any paper, print, writing, numbers of device,
policy slip, or article of any kind, such as is commonly used in
carrying on, promoting or playing the game commonly called "policy"
or "numbers," is presumptive evidence of possession thereof
knowingly and in violation of the provisions of section eleven-a of
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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