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(A) 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 gambling conducted in the manner authorized by the Riverboat Gambling Act, as now exists or is hereafter amended, or the Video Gaming Act, as now exists or is hereafter amended. No person shall knowingly permit any premises or property owned or occupied by him or her or under his or her control to be used as a gambling place.
(B) When any premises is determined by the circuit court to be a gambling place:
(1) The premises is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and may be proceeded against as such; and
(2) The 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.
(Am. Ord. 2019-19, passed 9-9-2019) Penalty, see § 135.99
For similar provisions under state law, see ILCS Ch. 720, Act 5, § 28-3