Nevada statute criminalizing internet gambling

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NRS § 465.092

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TITLE 41. GAMING; HORSE RACING; SPORTING EVENTS CHAPTER 465. CRIMES AND LIABILITIES CONCERNING GAMING TRANSACTION OF WAGERS THROUGH MEDIUMS OF COMMUNICATION

NRS § 465.092 (2002)

§ 465.092. Accepting, receiving or allowing another to accept or receive wager from person physically present in this state prohibited under certain circumstances; penalty


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 465.094, a person, alone or with others, shall not knowingly, within or outside of this state:

(a) Accept or receive, directly or indirectly, through any medium of communication a wager from another person who is physically present within this state; or
(b) Allow a lessee, agent or employee to accept or receive, directly or indirectly, through any medium of communication a wager from another person who is physically present within this state.

2. If a person engages in conduct in violation of subsection 1 and the person is outside of this state at the time of the offense:

(a) The offense shall be deemed to commence outside of this state;
(b) The offense shall be deemed to be consummated within this state; and
(c) The person may be prosecuted within this state pursuant to the provisions of NRS 171.015.

3. A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor.