Operating a gambling house.
No person, being the owner or lessee, or
having custody, control, or supervision of premises, shall:
Use or occupy such premises for gambling
in violation of section
2915.02 of the Revised Code;
Recklessly permit such
premises to be used or occupied for gambling in violation of section
2915.02 of the Revised Code.
this section is guilty of operating a gambling house, a misdemeanor of the
first degree. If the offender previously has been convicted of a gambling
offense, operating a gambling house is a felony of the fifth degree.
Premises used or occupied in violation of
this section constitute a nuisance subject to abatement pursuant to sections
3767.99 of the Revised Code.
Effective Date: 07-01-1996