§ 11-19-14.1. Bookmaking at racetrack or fronton Entry by convicted bookmakers prohibited.
(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 11-19-14, any person who shall engage in bookmaking activities while on the premises of a racetrack or fronton facility shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) and/or imprisonment not exceeding five (5) years.
(b) It shall be unlawful for any person who has been convicted of the crime of bookmaking in the state of Rhode Island or other state to enter or visit any racetrack or fronton facility and, upon conviction, that person shall be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500) and/or imprisonment not exceeding one year.
(P.L. 1980, ch. 236, § 1.)