Section 34-6-13

Permitting gambling device in billiard room; penalty.

Any licensee under this article, who knows, or is interested in, or knowingly permits any gambling device mentioned in Section 34-6-12, now prohibited by law, in any billiard room, or who knowingly permits any billiard table to be used for gambling shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction thereof, shall for a first offense be fined not less than $50 nor more than $500 or may be sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than 12 months and, on a second conviction, shall be guilty of a felony and shall be fined not less than $100 and sentenced to the penitentiary for not less than one and not more than two years.

(Acts 1923, No. 230, p. 224, §17; Code 1923, §4272; Code 1940, T. 14, §254.)