Operating a gambling house.
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.