N.Y. Penal Law Section 225.20
Possession of gambling records in the first degree


A person is guilty of possession of gambling records in the first degree when, with knowledge of the contents thereof, he possesses any writing, paper, instrument or article:

1.

Of a kind commonly used in the operation or promotion of a bookmaking scheme or enterprise, and constituting, reflecting or representing more than five bets totaling more than five thousand dollars; or

2.

Of a kind commonly used in the operation, promotion or playing of a lottery or policy scheme or enterprise, and constituting, reflecting or representing more than five hundred plays or chances therein. Possession of gambling records in the first degree is a class E felony.

Source: Section 225.20 — Possession of gambling records in the first degree, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/225.­20 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 225.20’s source at nysenate​.gov

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