Town of Barnstable, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Barnstable 3-16-2000 (Art. LXIV of Ch. III of the General Ordinances as updated through 7-7-2003). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noncriminal disposition — See Ch. 1, Art. I.
Raffles and bazaars — See Ch. 166.

§ 89-1 Definitions.

The words "house," "building" and "place" used severally or together in this chapter shall mean and include a ship or vessel when it is within the territorial limits of the Town.

§ 89-2 Keeping or frequenting gaming houses prohibited; violations and penalties.

Whoever keeps or assists in keeping a common gaming house, or building or place occupied, used or kept for the purposes described in § 23 of Chapter 271 of the General Laws, or is found playing or present as provided in said section, or commonly keeps or suffers to be kept, in a building or place actually used and occupied by him, tables or other apparatus for the purpose of playing at an unlawful game or sport for money or any other valuable thing, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $300.