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Missouri Gambling Laws

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Code Section 572.010 et seq.; 313.001 et seq.
GamblingStaking or risking something of value upon the outcome of a contest of chance or future contingent event.
Horse Racing/Off-Track BettingHorse racing and pari-mutuel wagering on international or interstate horse race simulcasts legal. Off-track wagering illegal.
Dog Racing/Off-Track BettingNot specified.
Casinos Allowed?Licensed excursion gambling boats and floating facilities which house games of chance and skill, including poker, craps, blackjack, legal.
Other Kinds of Gambling-Related Activities Allowed or BannedBookmaking; possession of gambling records and devices illegal. Bingo sponsored by bona fide charitable organizations legal. No one under 21 may wager on gambling boats.

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