22-25-1. Gambling defined--Keeping gambling establishment--Letting building for gambling—Violation as misdemeanor.

Any person who places or accepts a wager on a sporting event or engages in gambling in any form with cards, dice, or other implements or devices of any kind wherein anything valuable is wagered upon the outcome, or who keeps any establishment, place, equipment, or apparatus for such gambling or any agents or employees for such purpose, or any person who knowingly lets any establishment, structure, place, equipment, or apparatus for such gambling is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.

This section does not apply to any gaming within a licensed gaming establishment in the city of Deadwood which is conducted by an operator or route operator that is licensed pursuant to chapter 42-7B.

Source: SDC 1939, § 24.9903; SL 1976, ch 158, § 25-1; SL 2021, ch 189, § 23.