Section 11-65-37

Conducting race without license prohibited; wagering on certain races prohibited.

Any person who, directly or indirectly, holds any horse race or greyhound race without having procured an operator's license as prescribed in this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Any person wagering upon the results of such a race, except in the case of pari-mutuel wagering conducted by an operator in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Upon conviction of any of the above misdemeanors in a court of competent jurisdiction, the penalty shall be a fine of not less than $1,000.00, nor more than $10,000.00, or imprisonment of not less than ten days nor more than six months, or both, such fine and imprisonment to be in the discretion of the court.

(Acts 1984, No. 84-131, p. 159, §37; Acts 1991, No. 91-187, p. 246, §33.)