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(A) Acts, things and places prohibited. All E.O. or roulette tables, faro or pharo banks and all gaming with cards, gaming tables or gambling devices, and all descriptions of gaming, and all houses and places for the purpose of gambling and fraudulent devices and practices, and all playing of cards, dice or other games of chance, are hereby prohibited from being set up, used or kept for gaming or gambling purposes in the city; provided, that nothing in this section shall apply to bingo, as permitted by M.S. § 349.03, as it may be amended from time to time.
(B) Persons in violation.
(1) Any person who shall deal cards at the game called faro, pharo or 48, whether the game shall be dealt with 52 or any other number of cards, and every person who shall keep to be used as gaming any gambling device whatever designed to be used in gaming, shall be deemed to be a gambler in violation of this section.
(2) Any person who shall bet any money or other property or thing or service of value at or upon any gaming table, game or device prohibited by this section shall be deemed a gambler in violation of this section.
(3) Any person who shall keep any house or place for the purpose of gambling or who shall suffer any gaming table, bank or gambling device prohibited by this section to be set up or used for the purpose of gaming in any house, building or steamboat, raft, keel, boat or boom, lot, shop yard or garden to him or her belonging, or by him or her occupied, or of which he or she has control, shall be deemed a gambler in violation of this section.
(C) Exceptions. Licensed gambling operations, such as pull, tabs, and the like are excepted from this prohibition.
(1973 Code, § 18-18) (Ord. 117, passed 4-2-1881) Penalty, see § 10.99
Commitments for gambling debts being void, see M.S. § 541.21
Gambling and acts related to gambling, see M.S. §§ 609.75, 609.715 and 609.76
Recovery of money lost at gambling, see M.S. § 541.20