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Sports and Amusements

CHAPTER 15. DELAWARE BOARD OF CHARITABLE GAMING

Subchapter IV. Enforcement


No person:

(1) Lawfully conducting or participating in the conduct of; or

(2) Possessing, selling or in any manner disposing of, any shares, tickets or rights to participate in; or

(3) Permitting the conduct upon any premises owned by the person or it, of any game conducted or under license issued pursuant to this chapter,

shall be liable to prosecution or conviction for violation of any of the provisions of the Delaware Code not contained in this chapter pertaining to gambling, but this immunity shall not extend to any person knowingly conducting or participating in any unlicensed game or in any game under any license obtained by any false pretense or statement made in any application for such license or otherwise, or possessing, selling or disposing of shares, tickets or rights to participate in, or permitting the conduct upon any premises owned by the person or it, of any game conducted under any license known to the person or it to have been obtained by any false or fraudulent pretense or statement.

28 Del. C. 1953, § 1150; 51 Del. Laws, c. 65, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 79 Del. Laws, c. 199, § 4.;

The Board may suspend or revoke licenses, after hearing, for violations of this chapter or for violation of the rules and regulations adopted by the Board. At any hearing to suspend or revoke an otherwise valid license the Board shall have the burden of proving any violation or any other fact which might disqualify an organization holding a license. The Board may impose a fine upon a licensee for violations of the law or regulations of not more than $1,000 per violation. The Board may impose a fine upon a third-party or charitable gaming vendor for violating or participating in a violation of the law or regulations of not more than $5,000 per violation. In addition the Board may upon finding a violation of the law or regulations, temporarily or permanently enjoin a third-party or charitable gaming vendor from contracting with or participating with an organization in regard to charitable gambling. The Board may also impose a fine up to $1,000 upon a person or entity holding a gaming event without the proper license or permit.

28 Del. C. 1953, § 1154; 51 Del. Laws, c. 65, § 1; 64 Del. Laws, c. 100, § 5; 77 Del. Laws, c. 22, § 55; 78 Del. Laws, c. 102, § 2; 79 Del. Laws, c. 199, § 4.;