Mass. General Laws c.271 § 8

Permitting lotteries, raffles and games of chance in buildings

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Section 8

Whoever owns, occupies or is in control of a house, shop or building and knowingly permits the establishing, managing or drawing of a lottery, or the disposal or attempt to dispose of property, or the sale of a lottery ticket or share of a ticket, or any other writing, certificate, bill, token or other device purporting or intended to entitle the holder, bearer or any other person to a prize or to a share of or an interest in a prize to be drawn in a lottery, or in the disposal of property, and whoever knowingly allows money or other property to be raffled for or won by throwing or using dice or by any other game that is not being conducted pursuant to chapter 23K and any other sports wagering that is not being conducted pursuant to chapter 23N, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $2,000 or by imprisonment in the house of correction for not more than 1 year.

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