Unlawful Gaming

Unlawful Gaming in Europe

Organising Unlawful Gaming in Germany

Provisions relating to organising unlawful gaming in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-five, under the heading “Criminal Self-seeking,” located in Section 284 Organising unlawful gaming, which reads: (1) Whosoever without the permission of a public authority publicly organises or operates a game of chance or makes equipment for it available shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than two years or a fine. (2) Games of chance in clubs or private societies in which games of chance are regularly organised shall be deemed to be publicly organised. (3) Whosoever in cases under subsection (1) above acts 1. on a commercial basis; or 2. as a member of a gang whose purpose is the continued commission of such offences, shall be liable to imprisonment from three months to five years. (4) Whosoever advertises a public game of chance (subsections (1) and (2) above), shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than one year or a fine.

Participation in Unlawful Gaming in Germany

Provisions relating to participation in unlawful gaming in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-five, under the heading “Criminal Self-seeking,” located in Section 285 Participation in unlawful gaming, which reads: Whosoever participates in a public game of chance (section 284) shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than six months or a fine of not more than one hundred and eighty daily units.

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Notes

  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to participation in unlawful gaming is current as of 2010

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Notes

  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to organising unlawful gaming is current as of 2010

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