A person is guilty of manipulation of gaming outcomes at an authorized gaming establishment
when he or she:
1. Knowingly conducts, operates, deals or otherwise manipulates, or knowingly allows
to be conducted, operated, dealt or otherwise manipulated, cards, dice or gaming equipment
or device, for themselves or for another, through any trick or sleight of hand performance,
with the intent of deceiving or altering the elements of chance or normal random selection
which determines the result or outcome of the game, or the amount or frequency of
the payment in a game; or
2. Knowingly uses, conducts, operates, deals, or exposes for play, or knowingly allows
to be used, conducted, operated, dealt or exposed for play any cards, dice or gaming
equipment or device, or any combination of gaming equipment or devices, which have
in any manner been altered, marked or tampered with, or placed in a condition, or
operated in a manner, the result of which tends to deceive or tends to alter the elements
of chance or normal random selection which determine the result of the game or outcome,
or the amount or frequency of the payment in a game; or
3. Knowingly uses, or possesses with the intent to use, any cards, dice or other gaming
equipment or devices other than that provided by an authorized gaming operator for
current use in a permitted gaming activity; or
4. Alters or misrepresents the outcome of a game or other event on which bets or wagers
have been made after the outcome is made sure but before it is revealed to players.
Possession of altered, marked or tampered with dice, cards, or gaming equipment or
devices at an authorized gambling establishment is presumptive evidence of possession
thereof with knowledge of its character or contents and intention to use such altered,
marked or tampered with dice, cards, or gaming equipment or devices in violation of
Manipulation of gaming outcomes at an authorized gaming establishment is a class A
misdemeanor provided, however, that if the person has previously been convicted of
this crime within the past five years this crim 1 shall be a class E felony.
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