CHAPTER 47. GAMBLING
§ 47.03. GAMBLING PROMOTION.
(a) A person commits an
offense if he intentionally or knowingly does any of the following
(1) operates or participates in the earnings of a
(2) engages in bookmaking;
(3) for gain, becomes a custodian of anything of value
bet or offered to be bet;
(4) sells chances on the partial or final result of or
on the margin of victory in any game or contest or on the
performance of any participant in any game or contest or on the
result of any political nomination, appointment, or election or on
the degree of success of any nominee, appointee, or candidate; or
(5) for gain, sets up or promotes any lottery or sells
or offers to sell or knowingly possesses for transfer, or transfers
any card, stub, ticket, check, or other device designed to serve as
evidence of participation in any lottery.
(b) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.