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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 Illinois Gambling Act (ILCS Ch. 230, Act 10, §§ 1 et seq.), the Sports Wagering Act (ILCS Ch. 230, Act 45) or the Video Gaming Act (ILCS Ch. 230, Act 40, §§ 1 et seq.). 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.
(ILCS Ch. 720, Act 5, § 28-3) (1999 Code, § 135.03) Penalty, see § 130.99