Section 11-65-38

Disqualification due to gambling activities.

No person who engages in the practice of professional gambling on horse races or greyhound races, or in the practice of making gambling or wagering books on such races, or who knowingly takes any part in such practice, shall be eligible as an applicant for any horse racing facility license or any operator's license to conduct horse racing or greyhound racing and pari-mutuel wagering thereon under the provisions of this chapter, or to be connected with such licensed activities in any capacity, and any corporation, partnership, or other entity which has an officer, director, stockholder, partner, or executive or who employs any person who engages in such practices shall likewise be ineligible as a licensee, and each commission is hereby empowered to inquire into such matters in entertaining any such application and otherwise in administering this chapter.

(Acts 1984, No. 84-131, p. 159, §38; Acts 1991, No. 91-187, p. 246, §34.)