Profiting from gambling activity is illegal in New York unless specifically authorized by law.
Conducting an illegal gambling activity in New York 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 New York?
Are you facing an illegal gambling charge in New York?
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.
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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.
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- Sec. 225.10 Promoting gambling in the first degree
A person is guilty of promoting gambling in the first degree when he knowingly advances or profits from unlawful gambling activity by:
1. Engaging in bookmaking to the extent that he receives or accepts in any one day more than five bets totaling more than five thousand dollars; or
2. Receiving, in connection with a lottery or policy scheme or enterprise,
(a) money or written records from a person other than a player whose chances or plays are represented by such money or records, or
(b) more than five hundred dollars in any one day of money played in such scheme or enterprise.
Promoting gambling in the first degree is a class E felony.
- § 225.05 Promoting gambling in the second degree
A person is guilty of promoting gambling in the second degree when he knowingly advances or profits from unlawful gambling activity.
Promoting gambling in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor.
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