City of Scranton, PA
Lackawanna County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Scranton 9-26-1979 as Ch. 21, Art. IV, of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Amusements and entertainment — See Ch. 164.
Poolrooms and billiard rooms — See Ch. 354.

§ 263-1 Prohibited operations.

No person shall conduct any house, room, place or resort where games of any description are played or operated for money or other thing of value or where policies are sold.

§ 263-2 Prima facie evidence.

The presence in any house, room, place or resort of roulette wheels, faro tables, poker tables or other apparatus, machine or device commonly used for gambling shall be deemed prima facie evidence of the house, room, place or resort being used for gambling purposes.

§ 263-3 Conducting games or selling policies.

No person whether acting as proprietor, lessee, agent or employee shall conduct any game for money or anything for value or sell policies.

§ 263-4 Renting property for gambling.

No person shall rent any house, room, place or resort to any party who conducts therein any game for money or other thing of value or sells policies, after having been previously notified by the Superintendent of Police that gambling is conducted within such premises.

§ 263-5 Frequenting gambling places.

No person shall frequent any house, room, place or resort where games are played for money or other thing of value or where policies are sold.