New Proposed Law Against Betting., Daily Racing Form, 1908-04-04


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NEW PROPOSED LAW AGAINST BETTING New Orleans La April 3 The text of a bill for an act to prohibit betting in Louisiana was made public today by the leaders of the antirac ¬ ing movement movementIt It Is an amended version of the Tennessee sta ¬ tute passed oij by the supreme court of that state and declared constitutional It prohibits book making at tracks or elsewhere but does not debar a man from making a private bet with a friend friendThe The act declares in effect that any person who shall in any room hall house or upon any coarse within or without an inclosnre engage In encourag ¬ ing promoting or assisting in the operation of a betting booth a French mutucl pooling device upon any kind of horse race or races or In selling auction pools upon horse races or shall In any way encourage or assist persons bet upon a tto race shall be gollty of a mlsdemeanor and npoa conviction be fined cot less than 100 pr taste f than 500 and imprlsoaed fer got lew tfaaa atxv months not more tiautwelve iicirtk l y t JiW

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