Criminal Offenses

Gambling and Lotteries

SECTION 11-19-34.1

§ 11-19-34.1. Senior citizens housing – Raffles allowed.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter to the contrary, any organization of senior citizens may promote, carry on, or conduct within their own senior citizens housing project, a lottery, commonly known as a raffle, with total prizes not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500). Raffles shall be for recreational purposes and shall be open only to senior citizens who are residents of the housing project where the game is held. Raffles shall be limited to three (3) times per year and shall be operated and managed solely by residents of the housing projects.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 257, § 1.)