Section 8-1-151

Creditor of losing party under gambling contract may garnish winner.

(a) Any creditor of a losing party under a gambling contract may garnish the winner as other debtors are garnished at any time within two years from the payment of such money or delivery of such thing, and if such garnishee fails to appear, judgment may be entered against him as against other garnishees failing to answer, but the answer of a garnishee shall not be evidence against him in a criminal prosecution.

(b) A judgment recovered by a creditor under the provisions of this section is a defense to any action brought by any person under the provisions of Section 8-1-150.

(Code 1852, §§1565, 1566; Code 1867, §§1877, 1878; Code 1876, §§2134, 2135; Code 1886, §§1745, 1746; Code 1896, §§2166, 2167; Code 1907, §§3341, 3342; Code 1923, §§6811, 6812; Code 1940, T. 9, §§47, 48.)