Playing of Video Poker by Persons Under the Age of Twenty-One — Louisiana

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Unlawful Playing of Video Poker by Persons Under the Age of Twenty-One — La RS 14:90.4

It is unlawful for any person under twenty-one years of age to play video draw poker devices.

 

Penalties

Whoever violates the provisions of this Section shall be fined not more than $100.00 for the first offense, $250.00 dollars for the second offense, and $500.00 for the third offense.

 

A gaming licensee, or a specifically authorized employee or agent of a gaming licensee, may use reasonable force to detain a person for questioning on the premises of the gaming establishment, for a length of time, not to exceed 60 minutes, unless it is reasonable under the circumstances that the person be detained longer, when he has reasonable cause to believe that the person has violated the provisions of this Section.  The licensee or his employee or agent may also detain such a person for arrest by a peace officer.  The detention shall not constitute an arrest.

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