Profiting from gambling activity is illegal in Massachusetts unless specifically authorized by law.
Conducting an illegal gambling activity in Massachusetts may result in criminal charges being filed against you, your organization and/or its officers. All property or money associated with illegal gambling could be subject to forfeiture.
Have you been charged with illegal gambling or being accused of being a bookie in Massachusetts?
Are you facing an illegal gambling charge in Massachusetts?
How your case is handled may make all the difference in world as to how your life progresses from this potentially traumatic event. Don’t let someone who will not keep you informed as to the status of your case keep you in the dark. The relationship you have with your attorney during this very difficult period can have a substantial impact on your mental health. You need and deserve a lawyer who is looking out for you.
You want a lawyer who will take the time to sit down with you and explain the process and why a particular strategy is being used. You want a lawyer who will listen to you and keep your best interests at heart.
How can a SRIS Law Group lawyer help you?
First and foremost, we will discuss your case with you. We will explain to you the different options you have and the pros and cons of each option. We do not require clients to come in and sit down and talk with us. Certainly, our clients are welcome to come in and talk with us. However, we understand that clients are very busy and may not have the time to come to the office. Therefore, we allow clients to consult with us by phone first and let the clients decide whether they need to come in and meet with their attorney. To learn more about how a SRIS Law Group can help you, please call us at 888-437-7747 and speak with a lawyer the same day.
If you need help to defend yourself against an illegal gambling charge in Massachusetts, then contact the SRIS Law Group Massachusetts illegal gambling defense lawyers for help.
Our Massachusetts illegal gambling defense attorneys will do their best to help you.
- ALM GL ch. 137, § 1
Whoever, by playing at cards, dice or other game, or by betting on the sides or hands of those gaming, loses to a person so playing or betting money or goods, and pays or delivers the same or any part thereof to the winner, or whoever pays or delivers money or other thing of value to another person for or in consideration of a lottery, policy or pool ticket, certificate, check or slip, or for or in consideration of a chance of drawing or obtaining any money, prize or other thing of value in a lottery or policy game, pool or combination, or other bet, may recover such money or the value of such goods in contract; and if he does not within three months after such loss, payment or delivery, without covin or collusion, prosecute such action with effect, any other person may sue for and recover in tort treble the value thereof.
The SRIS Law Group lawyers assist clients in the following counties in Massachusetts:
Middlesex County, Worcester County, Essex County, Suffolk County, Norfolk County, Bristol County, Plymouth County, Hampden County, Barnstable County, Hampshire County, Berkshire County, Franklin County, Duke County, Boston, Greater Boston Metro Area.