New York Gambling Laws
|Code Section||PEN§225.00 et seq.; 47A:101 et seq.; RW&B 47A§518|
|Gambling||Staking or risking something of value upon the outcome of a contest of chance or a future contingent event not under person's control, upon an agreement that he/she will receive something of value, given a certain event.|
|Horse Racing/Off-Track Betting||Licensed horse and harness racing legal. Off-track parimutuel wagering at licensed facilities legal.|
|Dog Racing/Off-Track Betting||Not specified.|
|Casinos Allowed?||Gambling devices prohibited.|
|Other Kinds of Gambling-Related Activities Allowed or Banned||Promoting gambling; possession of gambling records; bookmaking; possession of gambling devices illegal. Games of chance sponsored by bona fide charitable organizations allowed. Social, private gambling allowed.|
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