Alaska Statutes Title 5. Amusements and Sports § 05.15.180. Limitations on authorized activity
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(a) This chapter does not authorize the use of playing cards, dice, roulette wheels, coin-operated instruments or machines, or other objects or instruments used, designed, or intended primarily for gaming or gambling, or any other method or implement not expressly authorized by the department.
(b) With the exception of raffles, lotteries, bingo games, pull-tab games, race classics, rain classics, goose classics, mercury classics, deep freeze classics, dog mushers' contests, snow classics, snow machine classics, canned salmon classics, salmon classics, animal classics, crane classics, cabbage classics, Calcutta pools, big bull moose derbies, and king salmon classics, a permit may not be issued for an activity under this chapter unless it existed in the state in substantially the same form and was conducted in substantially the same manner before January 1, 1959. A permit may not be issued for a snow machine classic under this chapter unless it has been in existence for at least five years before the permit is issued. A permit may not be issued for an animal classic under this chapter unless it was in existence before November 1, 2002.
(c) Repealed by SLA 1995, ch. 105, § 5, eff. Oct. 6, 1995.
(d) The total value of door prizes offered or awarded under authority of a permit issued to a municipality or qualified organization under this chapter or under authority of a multiple-beneficiary permit may not exceed $20,000 a month or $240,000 a year.
(e) The total value of all door prizes offered or awarded at a single facility or bingo hall or parlor by an operator on behalf of authorizing permittees may not exceed $20,000 a month or $240,000 a year.
(f) A person under the age of 19 years may not play a bingo game.
(g) A municipality or a qualified organization may award a maximum of $2,000,000 in prizes each year in activities authorized under this chapter; however, if a municipality or a qualified organization contracts with an operator to conduct on its behalf activities authorized under this chapter, the municipality or qualified organization may award a maximum of $500,000 in prizes each year. A municipality or a qualified organization that conducts a contest of skill and awards more than $1,000,000 in prizes to the participants in that contest of skill may exclude $1,000,000 in prizes awarded to those participants from the $2,000,000 maximum allowed in this subsection. The holders of a multiple-beneficiary permit under AS 05.15.100(d) may award a maximum in prizes each year of $2,000,000 times the number of holders of the permit for activities authorized under this chapter. In this subsection, “activities authorized under this chapter” means all activities subject to this chapter other than bingo.
(h) Only one Calcutta pool permit may be issued for each event and is limited to the permittee conducting the event or a permittee authorized by the person conducting the event if the person is not eligible to be a permittee. A Calcutta pool may not be conducted for elementary, secondary, or post-secondary school sporting events or for youth organization events. A person may not wager on a Calcutta pool unless the person is at least 18 years of age. A permittee may not accept a wager on a contestant or entrant in a Calcutta pool unless the contestant or entrant is or are 18 years of age or older. A person may not place a wager on a contestant or entrant in a Calcutta pool unless the contestant or entrant is or are 18 years of age or older. A Calcutta pool may not be conducted unless the rules for the pool are publicly posted and available to all participants in the pool.
No person imprisoned for a felony listed in Section 667.6 shall be removed or released under Section 2690 from the detention institution where he or she is confined for the purpose of attending college classes in any city or county nor shall that person be placed in a community correctional center pursuant to Chapter 9.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Title 7 of Part 3. No person under the jurisdiction of the adult court and confined under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Youth Authority for conviction of a felony listed in Section 667.6 shall be removed or released from the place of confinement for attendance at any educational institution in any city or county.
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