9.36.020   Frequenting gambling places prohibited.
   It is unlawful for any person to visit, frequent, or be present at or within any house, room, apartment, stand, or place used in whole or in part as a gambling house or place where any game is played, conducted, dealt, or carried on with cards, dice, or other device for money, checks, chips, credit, pennants, cigars, candy, merchandise, or other valuable thing or representative of value; provided, however, that this section shall not apply to any police officer while in the exercise of his duty as such officer, or to any officer whose presence in any such place is necessary in the course of his lawful business.
(Prior code § 9.20.020 (Ord. 445 § 2, 1958))