§ 6-17-2. Penalties for violations.
Any person who makes or offers to make any contract defined in § 6-17-1, or who is the keeper of any bucket shop, shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by imprisonment for not more than one year. Any person who shall be convicted of a second offense shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than five (5) years. The continuing of the keeping of a bucket shop, by any person, after the first conviction, shall be deemed a second offense under this chapter.
(P.L. 1908, ch. 1565, § 2; G.L. 1909, ch. 353, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 406, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 614, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 6-17-2.)