§61-10-4. Playing or betting at gaming tables and devices;
playing or betting on games at hotels and public
If any person bet or play at any such gaming table, bank or
device as is mentioned in the first section of this article, or if,
at any hotel or tavern, or other public place, or place of public
resort, he play at any game except bowls, chess or backgammon,
draughts or a licensed game, or bet on the sides of those who play
at any game, whether the game be permitted or licensed or not, he
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be
fined not less than five nor more than one hundred dollars, and
shall, if required by the court, give security for his good
behavior for one year, or, in default thereof, may be imprisoned in
the county jail not more than three months.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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