New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 180.35 Sports bribery and tampering;  definitions of terms




As used in this article:

1. “Sports contest” means any professional or amateur sport or athletic game or contest viewed by the public.

2. “Sports participant” means any person who participates or expects to participate in a sports contest as a player, contestant or member of a team, or as a coach, manager, trainer or other person directly associated with a player, contestant or team.

3. “Sports official” means any person who acts or expects to act in a sports contest as an umpire, referee, judge or otherwise to officiate at a sports contest.

4. “Pari-mutuel betting” is such betting as is authorized under the provisions of the pari-mutuel revenue law as set forth in chapter 254 of the laws of 1940  [FN1] with amendments.

5. “Pari-mutuel horse race” means any horse race upon which betting is conducted under the provisions of the pari-mutuel revenue law as set forth in chapter 254 of the laws of 1940  [FN1].

[FN1]

 Repealed;  see now Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law.





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