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For purposes of this section, a "GAMBLING PLACE" is any real estate, vehicle, boat, or any other property whatsoever used for the purposes of gambling, other than the gambling conducted in the manner authorized by the Riverboat Gambling Act (ILCS Ch. 230, Act 10) or the Video Gaming Act (ILCS Ch. 230, Act 40). Any person who knowingly permits any premises or property owned or occupied by him or under his control to be used as a gambling place shall, upon conviction, be punished as provided in § 130.99. When any premises is determined by the circuit court to be a gambling place:
(A) Such premises is a public nuisance and may be proceeded against as such, and
(B) Such premises of any person who knowingly permits thereon a violation of any section of this chapter shall be held liable for, and may be sold to pay any unsatisfied judgment that may be recovered and any unsatisfied fine that may be levied under any section of this chapter.
(‘64 Code, §§ 22-21 through 22- 23) Penalty, see § 130.99
For similar provisions under state law, see ILCS Ch. 720, Act 5, § 28-3